Country Life november 8 2017

Country Life November 8 2017 features a birthday message from HRH The Prince of Wales; wildfowling; and advice on how to declutter your house and light your kitchen. Find out more here:

WHY WE MUST SAVE OUR TREES: In his birthday message to the countryside, The Prince of Wales urges us all to work together to save our trees from disease and pests

MONUMENTS TO THE DEAD: Gavin Stamp on the centenary of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

GARDENS: Hedged compartments are the solution for a richly planted garden, finds Kathryn Bradley-Hole

LIVING NATIONAL TREASURE: Parchment and vellum maker

COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR: John Lewis-Stempel examines how Nature inspired and comforted our troops during the First World War

FAVOURITE PAINTING: The military historian chooses one of Rembrandt’s last works

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COMMENT: Fiona Reynolds is beguiled by the timeless New Forest

MEET THE QUACK PACK: Emma Hughes gets to know the animals gracing the best hotels

DECLUTTERING YOUR HOME: Debora Robertson explains how to get rid of stuff without alienating the family or losing your mind

PIPE & SLIPPERS: Matthew Dennison slips into something more comfortable

WILDFOWLING: Adrian Dangar finds an evening of wildfowling is worth the wait

INTERIORS: Sally Storey and Emily Todhunter demystify the art of lighting, plus a new fabric collaboration

COOKING: Melanie Johnson bakes quince- and-walnut crumble cake

ART & ANTIQUES: Ruth Guilding visits Tate St Ives

PERFORMING ARTS: Michael Billington previews Albion and Young Marx

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