Country Life - 13 December 2017 (CL131217)

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Country Life issue CL131217 published by Time Inc.

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Country Life December 13/20 2017 is our fabulous Christmas double issue featuring the Editor’s Christmas Quiz, ducal dogs, Ian Rankin’s exclusive ‘Rebus’ story, animals that deserve Oscars, panto perils, real elves and crib makers. Find out more: CHRISTMAS MESSAGE: The Bishop of Gloucester embraces the hopes and fears of all the years LIVING NATIONAL TREASURE: The cake maker FAVOURITE PAINTING: The Bishop of Warwick, the Rt Rev John Stroyan chooses a batik he commissioned from an ‘untouchable’ in India COMMENT: Fiona Reynolds goes on the trail of the Mitford family ARCHITECTURE: John Goodall describes the late-medieval struggle to award Wells Cathedral its status DOGS FIT FOR A DUKE: From Rupert the collie-cross and Suzy the shih tzu, dogs have long been a duke’s best friend, finds Matthew Dennison WILDLIFE: The kingfisher or ‘ice bird’ is an artist’s favourite, marvels David Profumo SHORT STORY: Rebus finds the truth behind a festive parlour game in Ian Rankin’s exclusive short story GARDENS: Jacky Hobbs visits the star-spangled festive extragavanza at 17th-century Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte in France ANIMAL OSCARS: Animal ‘actors’ are often remembered long after their human counter-parts, says Flora Watkins HISTORY: The endless winter of 1947 THE EDITOR’S CHRISTMAS QUIZ GARDENING: Ivy has virtues we should all celebrate, says Steven Desmond REAL ELVES: Katy Birchall meets the real-live elves who respond to children’s letters CRIB MAKERS: Julie Harding on the people who create Nativity scenes COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR: John Lewis-Stempel frets as his cows are tested for TB LUXURY: Hetty Chidwick brings the latest in luxury, profiles Fly Victor and discovers Jools Holland’s life essentials MOTORING: Charles Rangeley-Wilson tests the new Levante from Maserati REEL LIFE: David Profumo’s fishing year INTERIORS: Ben Pentreath and Henriette von Stockhausen debate eating spaces and Giles Kime loves a pom-pom ART & ANTIQUES: Michael Hall reveals how the art collections of Charles l and Charles ll were reunited FEASTING: Mark Price’s dream day of Christmas eating COOKING: Simon Hopkinson provides ideas for smoked salmon MAGIC: Emma Hughes finds out what it takes to be a modern-day magician PANTOMIMES: Perennial pantomime villain Kit Hesketh-Harvey explains a much-loved ritual INTERVIEW: Jeremy Taylor meets the cricketing ballet dancer Alexander Campbell

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Publisher TI Media
Title Country Life
Frequency Weekly
Sector Lifestyle
Date 13 Dec 2017
Month December
Year 2017