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Country Life

Jun 08 2022
Magazine

Published by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd Country Life, the quintessential English magazine, is undoubtedly one of the biggest and instantly recognisable brands in the UK today. It has a unique core mix of contemporary country-related editorial and top end property advertising. Editorially, the magazine comments in-depth on a wide variety of subjects, such as architecture, the arts, gardens and gardening, travel, the countryside, field-sports and wildlife. With renowned columnists and superb photography Country Life delivers the very best of British life every week.

Miss Kirsty Worroll

Westward, ho!

Country Life

Town & Country

Good week for

Country Mouse • Britain at its best

Town Mouse • Platinum moments

100 years ago in Country Life June 10, 1922

Town & Notebook

In the spotlight • Hummingbird hawk-moth (Macroglossum stellatarum)

Unmissable events

Chadlington Village Gardens, near Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire. June 12, 1pm–5pm

Wines of the week

Letter of the week

Letters to the Editor

Beautiful and useful

The power of the bigger picture

The way we were • Photographs from the Country Life archive

My favourite painting Xanthe Arvanitakis • The Ambassador of Morocco by Jan Wyck and Godfrey Kneller

The brilliance of Thomas Telford • His legacy is the Shropshire Union Canal, a feat of engineering and a delight to walk beside

Adlestrop

The prose poet

What they said

An ideal manor house • Mapperton House, Dorset The home of the Viscount and Viscountess Hinchingbrooke Fresh research reveals more about the history of one of our most celebrated manor houses and its magnificent gardens, finds Timothy Connor

‘A partly real, partly dream country’ • Thomas Hardy’s depictions of a fictional Wessex and his own dear Dorset are more accurate than they may at first appear, says Susan Owens

Exploring Hardy's Wessex today

Fishing in troubled waters • Few of us give much thought to how our fish gets to the supermarket, but the life of a small-scale fisherman is becoming ever more unpredictable and dangerous, finds Ben Lerwill

A helping hand

To have and to hold • Finding himself at a loose end, woodsman John Williamson decided to revive the lost art of Devon stave-basket-making using old museum transcripts, discovers Natasha Goodfellow

Earn your stripes • Stripes suit everyone, believes Hetty Lintell

Furniture with a future • Antique shops, auctioneers and historic houses are full of furniture that is hundreds of years old. Yet much of what is made today won’t last for more than a decade or two. Arabella Youens asks five designers what they regard as the secret to creating designs that will last for generations

Et in Arcadia ego • Manors in and around ‘the great paradise of England’– Somerset’s Vale of Taunton Deane

The call of the West • With leafy views and atmospheric interiors, these properties make the most of life in the West Country

Walk on the wild side • The garden at Kestle Barton Gallery, near Helford, Cornwall visits a garden that marries an award-winning art gallery with a landscape of creeks and fields

Kestle Barton highlights

In good time • Elegant sundials that chart the movement of the sun as it crosses the sky, selected by Amelia Thorpe

Time for tea

Horticultural aide-mémoire • Remove

Kitchen garden cook Samphire

More ways with Samphire

With fairy shoes in every flower • It might be common and unremarkable, but the deadnettle has been a powerful and effective country remedy for centuries, discovers Ian Morton

Grasping the deadnettle

The slug of the...


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 160 Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd Edition: Jun 08 2022

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: June 7, 2022

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

subjects

Travel & Outdoor

Languages

English

Published by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd Country Life, the quintessential English magazine, is undoubtedly one of the biggest and instantly recognisable brands in the UK today. It has a unique core mix of contemporary country-related editorial and top end property advertising. Editorially, the magazine comments in-depth on a wide variety of subjects, such as architecture, the arts, gardens and gardening, travel, the countryside, field-sports and wildlife. With renowned columnists and superb photography Country Life delivers the very best of British life every week.

Miss Kirsty Worroll

Westward, ho!

Country Life

Town & Country

Good week for

Country Mouse • Britain at its best

Town Mouse • Platinum moments

100 years ago in Country Life June 10, 1922

Town & Notebook

In the spotlight • Hummingbird hawk-moth (Macroglossum stellatarum)

Unmissable events

Chadlington Village Gardens, near Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire. June 12, 1pm–5pm

Wines of the week

Letter of the week

Letters to the Editor

Beautiful and useful

The power of the bigger picture

The way we were • Photographs from the Country Life archive

My favourite painting Xanthe Arvanitakis • The Ambassador of Morocco by Jan Wyck and Godfrey Kneller

The brilliance of Thomas Telford • His legacy is the Shropshire Union Canal, a feat of engineering and a delight to walk beside

Adlestrop

The prose poet

What they said

An ideal manor house • Mapperton House, Dorset The home of the Viscount and Viscountess Hinchingbrooke Fresh research reveals more about the history of one of our most celebrated manor houses and its magnificent gardens, finds Timothy Connor

‘A partly real, partly dream country’ • Thomas Hardy’s depictions of a fictional Wessex and his own dear Dorset are more accurate than they may at first appear, says Susan Owens

Exploring Hardy's Wessex today

Fishing in troubled waters • Few of us give much thought to how our fish gets to the supermarket, but the life of a small-scale fisherman is becoming ever more unpredictable and dangerous, finds Ben Lerwill

A helping hand

To have and to hold • Finding himself at a loose end, woodsman John Williamson decided to revive the lost art of Devon stave-basket-making using old museum transcripts, discovers Natasha Goodfellow

Earn your stripes • Stripes suit everyone, believes Hetty Lintell

Furniture with a future • Antique shops, auctioneers and historic houses are full of furniture that is hundreds of years old. Yet much of what is made today won’t last for more than a decade or two. Arabella Youens asks five designers what they regard as the secret to creating designs that will last for generations

Et in Arcadia ego • Manors in and around ‘the great paradise of England’– Somerset’s Vale of Taunton Deane

The call of the West • With leafy views and atmospheric interiors, these properties make the most of life in the West Country

Walk on the wild side • The garden at Kestle Barton Gallery, near Helford, Cornwall visits a garden that marries an award-winning art gallery with a landscape of creeks and fields

Kestle Barton highlights

In good time • Elegant sundials that chart the movement of the sun as it crosses the sky, selected by Amelia Thorpe

Time for tea

Horticultural aide-mémoire • Remove

Kitchen garden cook Samphire

More ways with Samphire

With fairy shoes in every flower • It might be common and unremarkable, but the deadnettle has been a powerful and effective country remedy for centuries, discovers Ian Morton

Grasping the deadnettle

The slug of the...


Expand title description text