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Gilly Pickup travels to Georgia while Wendy Glass discovers Jacobite Scotland by public transport. We talk to author Rob Penn about his new book for the National Trust celebrating woodlands, plus 8 pages of puzzles and an interview with The Archers star Timothy Bentinck. Crochet a cute dog, travel the Inca Trail and enjoy our fabulous slow-cooking recipes. 14 great stories inside, too, including the last “Vintage Girls”, a story from first-time author Nikola Scott (see our comps page for a chance to win her book) and other winter-warmer tales!


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Alex Corlett

Alex is the "Friend's" Features Editor, working with the talented Features Team to bring you everything from cryptic crosswords to financial advice, knitting patterns to international travel and inspirational real life stories. Always on the hunt for a new feature idea, Alex also enjoys cycling and loves a good tea room.