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features12welcometo the world of a webgran How going online helped save one gran’s life 16 my kingdom and a horse Olympic glory finally beckons for the Queen’s granddaughter Zara Phillips 18 wanted: ‘marie’ poppins for french family in london What French residents are looking for in domestic staff 22 the wild rothschild Hannah Rothschild on her daring great-aunt Nica 27 advanced style Age is just a number when it comes to fashion and beauty 31 still following her dreams Suzanne Vega on Buddhism, her daughter, and what she loves about London 32 catamount: a short story by ruth rendell The wildlife in the Rockies adds an edge to one lady’s holiday 38 seaside on the inside Beach holidays are the new inspiration for interior design sailing special 54 peter duck & me Julia Jones on her childhood aboard Arthur Ransome’s boat, Peter Duck 57 we are sailing More women should take to the sea, says yachtmaster instructor Nicko Franks regulars7theladyloves A selection of our favourite things 9 the lady almanac 14 letters, the lady & i and cat on matt 21 the lady guide to modern manners 41 home help Hugh St Clair answers your interiors queries 42 food: i made elton’s party cake Celebrities cannot refuse a slice of Peggy Porschen’s fabulous cakes 44 wines of the week By Henry Jeffreys 45 her indoors and horoscopes 46 garden plotting with Sarah Langton-Lockton 48 gardening letters and coco 51 dr james le fanu advises and Sof McVeigh’s home remedy 53 travel: Holidays where the dog is welcome too 58 reviews: books, radio, film, tv, theatre, art and music 76 crossword for solvers 77 and 79 the ladygram 78 bridge for dealers 80 quick crossword and su doku 82 first impressions q&a: zandra rhodes special offers 36 provence by train; classical spain: seville, cordoba & granada; subscribe to the lady and receive a free six-month membership to the army & navy club 76 carcassonne, cathar country and catalonia; venice, slovenia and croatia 78 the cinque terre, portofino and the italian lakes 79 the ancient isle of crete classifieds pages 64-75

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Cover stories u zara phillips: olympian. page 16 u nannying the french. page 18 u double ladygram. pages 77 and 79 u the wild rothschild. page 22 u ruth rendell: a new short story. page 32 u coastal style and sailing special. pages 38, 54, and 57 u win a beautiful leather handbag. page 7 u travel: dog-friendly breaks in britain. page 53