Country life

The South Downs way is beyond miserable

19 April 2016 8:30

I see that a small furore has been occasioned by the South Downs National Park. It has urged walkers to…

This ‘new image of Shakespeare’ is obviously not Shakespeare – but I’ll tell you who it might be

22 May 2015 13:39

In its issue dated 20 May, Country Life has published a long article by the botanical historian Mark Griffiths claiming…

A good cad is easier to find – and much more fun – than a good gentleman

20 June 2014 16:27

Country Life’s ‘Gentleman of the Year’ awards were announced last week, and contrary to the bookies’ expectations, David Beckham has…

Does Country Life know their derrière from their elbow?

23 April 2014 16:46

Fun times for our country cousins over at Country Life: they have compiled a list, drawn up with the help…

There’ll be no u-turn on planning

3 September 2011 12:59

This government has developed rather a reputation for u-turning. But I would be extremely surprised if it did one over…

Department of Employment: Jobs Scots won’t do?

18 June 2008 14:31

Looming crisis in the countryside requires immediate action: Efforts are being made to reverse a decline in sheep shearers in…