Blue layers or brown, rare breed or rescue? Which fashionable chickens will you see roaming in the smartest gardens, asks Martha Terry. Meet the bane of fox, postman and unwanted…

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Sir Johnny Scott celebrates the enviably elegant sighthounds, who hunt entirely by sight and speed rather than scent. Everyone wants that perfect picking-up or peg dog, but training gundog puppies…

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After a short time chatting with mixed media artist Mark Hearld, the rather uplifting realisation emerges that everyone is an artist – perhaps. Certainly everything is art when seen through…

Gabriel Stone celebrates the best children’s books, that can be read again and again, from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to The Jungle Book. Meet the bane of fox, postman and…