Welcoming a film crew into your home can bring fame and a little fortune, says Flora Watkins.
As Meghan Markle becomes the newest member of the Royal Family, we take a look at the life and career of a woman whose presence looks set to give a…
The British Isles’ rich landscape of regional accents doesn’t only define who we are, it’s part of our cultural heritage, says Flora Watkins.
Murder, animal cruelty and dishonesty aren’t generally considered child-friendly topics, yet they’re the basis of many much-loved nursery rhymes. Flora Watkins explains.
Elegant, ornate and adaptable to each individual hand, nothing beats writing with a fountain pen, says Flora Watkins, who also picks out five favourites.
Getting just the right thing for the happy couple can be a minefield for guests – how do you choose something they'll actually want, without resorting to cold, hard cash? Flora…
Mythical and magnificent, yet gentle and intensely loyal, the Irish wolfhound can only be described in superlatives, finds Flora Watkins.
You don't have to be a millionaire to live in a grand country mansion, as these beautiful homes across Britain demonstrate.
Once the preserve of the upper levels of society, double-barrelled names have proliferated in recent years. Flora Watkins considers the reasons why.
Animal ‘actors’ are often remembered long after their human co-stars. Flora Watkins meets people who’ve worked with ravens, stags, dogs, horses–and cockroaches.
Rich, unctuous and wickedly good, clotted cream is the pride of the West Country.
We recommend six different places that can supply you with a perfect kitchen dresser.
What is a country kitchen without a dresser overflowing with crockery, car keys and keepsakes? Flora Watkins explains all.
Flora Watkins pleads with brides-to-be to avoid the temptation to recruit a small army.
The request for a pony is dreaded by many parents, but, with the right help and the right animal, the process of your child’s learning to ride need not be…
The red trouser has been a sartorial staple in the country and the city for a certain British gent, but has overexposure made them non-u?