Country Life 8 May 2019

Country Life 8 May 2019 gives tips on surviving the season, looks at a grand garden and dotes on dachshunds.

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SURVIVE THE SEASON: A 39-step guide to making it unscathed through the summer.

A HOUSE THAT FOSTERED MECHANICAL GENIUS: Part two of our look at The Hall in Bradford-upon-Avon.

DACHSHUNDS: Small on legs, big on personality.

INTERIORS: How a relaxed and informal approach can make your rooms all the more comfortable.

CHICKEN LIVERS: Simon Hopkinson rustles up a superb seasonal salad with a dash of chicken zing.

WATER BISCUITS: Love them or hate them, they’re a dinner party staple.

IDEAL FISHING TRIP TRUCK: The Toyota Hi-Lux put through its paces in gruelling fashion by our motoring writer.

FAVOURITE PAINTING: Polly Devlin’s choice of painting.

GARDENS: Exbury’s century of vision and resolve.

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