Make a fresh start
By the time March comes around the first signs of new life will have begun to appear outside. A visit to the Country Living Magazine Spring Fair will help you bring a sense of the new season into your home, with fabrics, flowers, furnishings and accessories, all from hand-picked craftspeople. So come along, enjoy a colourful day out that will lift your spirits after winter, meet our makers and pick up inspiring ideas for simple country style.
A lined envelope adds a finishing touch to these handmade Christmas cards. Choose a simple design that can be made in quantity - rubber stamps are ideal for this. You will need recycled brown and black note cards and envelopes pencil scissors striped red and black paper bags (buy them from Pipii) glue or double-sided […]
Learning how to cook Christmas dinner can be a daunting prospect, even if you’re an experienced cook. Most of the year, we don’t cook for more than a few people at a time so the pressure is on when it comes to providing a Christmas meal for large numbers. Follow my simple tips for a stress-free […]
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This year’s breeding season was a success for lapwings in the RSPB’s managed grassland habitats. The conservation organisation’s work at its reserves Otmoor in Oxforshire and Rainham Marshes (pictured below) on the edge of London has significantly boosted the population of the wader, also known as the peewit due to its distinctive call. The project to convert […]
Psychologists at a university in the Netherlands have found a novel way of staying warm this Christmas. They have conducted a study that's revealed environmental volunteers perception of temperature actually changes if they think they are helping the environment. Danny Taufik from the University of Griningen, whose findings were reported in the journal Nature Climate Change, […]