Country Life November 1 2017

Country Life November 1 2017 is our stunning ski and Caribbean number featuring woodburners vs open fires, the best ski resorts plus Simon Jenkins’s favourite railway stations. Find out more here:

COMMENT: Carla Carlisle defends the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature

RAILWAY STATIONS: On the right track Simon Jenkins lauds our most romantic and architecturally significant railway stations

HUNTING: Being an amateur huntsman was Adrian Dangar’s dream job

INTERIORS: Woodburners versus open fires: Arabella Youens discusses the merits of both, plus best log baskets

CARIBBEAN: Rupert Uloth visits Mustique, plus Caribbean properties 
for sale

SKI: Best ski circuits by Kate Green and Rosie Paterson plus resorts for sun and snow by Annunciata Elwes

LIVING NATIONAL TREASURE: Master cooper

FAVOURITE PAINTING: The Lord Crathorne chooses a powerful portrait of an entrepreneur

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ARCHITECTURE: A collection of letters sheds light on life in Jacobean Thrumpton Hall, says John Goodall

BREXIT: Outgoing CLA president Ross Murray assesses progress on the rural front so far

ANIMAL NAMES: Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer, moo Animal names reflect the times, observes Jeremy Hobson

MATCHES: Have you got a light, boy? An illuminating history of matches, by Vicky Liddell

BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS: The Full English is making a come-
back, finds Ellie Hughes

COOKING: Melanie Johnson bakes salted-caramel and apple galette

GARDENS: George Plumptre is bowled over by the gardens surrounding Palladian Wudston House, Wiltshire

WILDLIFE: A flying start in Florence David Profumo enjoys the Tuscan wildlife as he tries to catch the catfish of the Arno

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