Country Life June 27 2018 looks at clouds, calvados, chickens – and the best places to buy a home in France.
Find out more here:
FRANCE: A celebration of our cousins across the channel, with fine food, beautiful scenery and wonderful property.
CLOUDSPOTTING: A beginners’ guide to deciphering those shapes in the sky.
CALVADOS: The finest way to ‘drink’ an apple, bar none.
BLUEBERRY PANCAKES: Plus blueberry cakes, blueberry muesli… you get the idea.
CARS: VW’s new SUV tested by Charles Rangely-Wilson.
CHAMBORD: The finest chateau in the Loire Valley?
LIVING NATIONAL TREASURE: The rare-chicken breeder.
INTERIORS: A kitchen that’s a perfect complement to an Arts-and-Crafts house.
ITCHEN TO CATCH SOMETHING: Our roving angler David Profumo reports back from Hampshire.
LUXURY: Adventurer and globetrotter Charley Boorman is used to roughing it – but that doesn’t mean he has to all the time.
PARSLEY: The potent past of a humble herb.
HEAVEN SCENT: Irises are now being bred for smell as well as cover – Jackie Hobbs explains.
If you loved this issue, why not subscribe to Country Life and get your copy delivered to your door every week?
You can also subscribe to the digital edition on your tablet and download your copy every Wednesday.