Features Sneak Peek: September 21, 2019 issue

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Beautiful Perthshire gets this week’s sneak peek off to a flying start.

“Friend” travel writer Willie Shand explores Glen Lyon, taking in the area’s birch woods and the Bridge of Balgie.

He also visits Innerwick Church. St Adomnan’s Bell, which is housed there, dates back to the seventh century and is the oldest bell in Scotland.

Fruit-full Communities

Photograph courtesy of Fruit-full Communities.

Dawn Geddes heads outdoors to learn about Fruit-full Communities.

The tree-planting initiative is inspiring young people by giving them the skills and confidence to transform green spaces into fruitful orchards.

Chat With Children’s Laureate

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Photograph by Debra Hurford Brown.

Gillian Harvey catches up with Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell, who shares her aims of her new children’s charter for books.

The author of “How To Train Your Dragon” is passionate about getting kids excited about reading. Cressida likes film and TV, but argues that books allow children to use their imagination, which is key to their creativity.

Bake Organic

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Photograph courtesy of Crazy Jack Organic.

Cookery Editor Marion has gathered five tempting treats all made using organic ingredients.

Which recipe will you try first? We recommend the Vegan Chocolate And Coconut Cake!

And that’s not all.

Elsewhere, Alex Corlett celebrates sixty years of Hitchcock Classic “North By Northwest”, and Margaret Bowman remembers our canine heroes.

Plus: Alexandra Campbell shares her advice on caring for dahlias, and we have a gorgeous knitting pattern for a classic top with pretty leaf detail.

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