Country Life January 24 2018 reveals everything there is to know about the finch family; celebrates 200 years of the Old Vic; plus the lynx conundrum; and David Haig on his new play. Find out more here:
GARDENS: La Mortella, on the Bay of Naples, is a product of exuberant experimentation.
ARCHITECTURE: Stockton House in Wiltshire looks every inch the classic Tudor house, but bristles with modern technology.
LYNXES: The lynx looks as if it may be reintroduced to Britain, but there are major consequences to consider as Joe Gibbs reports.
FINCHES: David Tomlinson’s guide to these characterful birds that proliferate around the country.
CARS: Charles Rangely-Wilson tries BMW’s big new estate, the 5-Series Touring.
THEATRE: The Old Vic celebrates its 200th birthday. Michael Billington looks back at its contribution.
LIVING NATIONAL TREASURE: In praise of Pashley bicycles.
MY FAVOURITE PAINTING: Andrew Graham-Dixon picks a classic van Dyck.
TRAVEL: A weekend in Ghent, and a break in Jamaica at a place where Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller honeymooned.
INTERIORS: An antique dealer’s drawing room uncovered.
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