Country Life July 4 2018 looks at Britain’s best cottages; the fairweather life of a forecaster; and how to build the perfect library.
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COTTAGES: Dream cottages across the country – and how you can own one.
THE WEATHER: Forecasting is getting better, insists the BBC’s Philip Avery.
PITT’S STOP: A tour of the Pitt’s family seat, from where the political dynasty controlled a notorious ‘rotten borough’.
WIPERS TIMES: British Tommies kept their spirits up with the First World War’s most unexpectedly funny publication.
THE FOURTH OF JULY: Carla Carlisle on America’s Independence Day.
FAVOURITE PAINTING: The chairman of Kew makes his choice.
LIVING NATIONAL TREASURE: The hedge-layer.
INTERIORS: A lavish library to call your own.
ITCHEN TO CATCH SOMETHING: Our roving angler David Profumo reports back from Hampshire.
LUXURY: The best women’s bespoke tailoring in London.
FENNEL: Our kitchen garden cook comes up with wonders using this seasonal marvel.
BUTTERCUPS: Where else would you a three-page article on these delightful little flowers? Wonderful.
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