Country Life 15 April 2020

Country Life 15 April 2020 looks at tree planting, army rations and St Etheldreda of Ely.

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TREES: More trees need to be planted, we all agree on that — but which ones?

SIMON WILLIAMS: The veteran actor speaks to Michel Billington.

A FAMILY AFFAIR: A look at the families who’ve hung on to power in Parliament, generation by generation, from Balfours to Johnsons.

FAIRY CAKES AT THE FRONT: Patrick Galbraith on the unexpected tales of army rations.

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