Features Sneak Peek, August 10, 2019 issue

sneak peek

St Abbs kicks off this week’s sneak peek as Willie Shand visits the pretty Berwickshire village. In terms of picturesque locations, you’d be hard pushed to beat this lovely place.

Happier Hens

Image courtesy of the British Hen Welfare Trust.

After seeing a documentary about the plight of commercial hens, Jane Howorth decided to provide a safe haven for retired chickens. The result of her efforts was the British Hen Welfare Trust, which now saves many birds from slaughter and gives them a better life. The charity has re-homed more than 600,000 commercial hens and is working towards a free-range future.

A Very British Heritage

Image by Gillian Thornton.

Gillian Thornton pieces the past together on a unique tour at Wrest Park in Bedfordshire. The property houses The Archaeological Collections Store, a unique collection containing more than 2,000 years of history from English heritage sites. Join Gillian as she browses some of the 175,000 artefacts under Wrest Park’s roof.

Summer Holiday Snacks

Image by www.eggrecipes.co.uk

Our cookery editor Marion has a range of recipes suitable for all the family. Our favourite is the Egg Faces recipe. Why not try them for yourself?

Plus: we have a pattern for a lovely knitted summer top, the final part of this year’s Hand Of Friendship appeal, and Dawn Geddes meets the residents of a village community on a quest to become carbon neutral. We really hope that you enjoy!

We don’t just offer one sneak peek into our magazine . . . we offer three! Take a look at the fiction in our August 10 issue, or Liz’s knitting preview.

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