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features16Howibecame motHer Hen Novelist Jane Green tells us why chickens make her chirpy 22 fifty sHades of grey? it wouldn’t get lady cHatterley blusHing Barbara Taylor Bradford’s take on the ‘erotic’ novel 26 gregory grows up John Gordon Sinclair talks to us about fatherhood, Brad Pitt and his new novel 28 adventures in electric lady land The liberating effects of swapping a car for a scooter 30 intimately marilyn Iconic images of the Hollywood beauty 36 cotswold treasures Rare and precious artefacts in an old Worcestershire Manor regulars7tHeladyloves A selection of our favourite things 9 tHe lady almanac 13 my battle of Hastings and coco’s corner 14 letters, tHe lady & i and cat on matt 24 Her indoors and Horoscopes 25 tHe lady guide to modern manners 34 fasHion: siren style It’s 50 years after her death but we still want to dress like Marilyn Monroe 39 Home Help Hugh St Clair on the bright new bed linen 41 travel: Perfect holiday cottages for British breaks 42 food: fisHing for condiments Nathan Outlaw’s fine fish 44 wines of tHe week Henry Jeffreys on Middle East wines 46 garden plotting with Sarah Langton-Lockton 48 reviews: books, radio, film, tv, tHeatre, art and music 55 dr james le fanu advises and Sof McVeigh dispenses 83 puzzles from tHe past Crosswords from The Lady archive 85 crossword For solvers 86 bridge For dealers 87 tHe ladygram Your favourite puzzle 88 quick crossword and su doku 90 first impressions q&a: tim pigott-smitH

care homes special 57 getting in tune Meet the care home performers 59 retiring gracefully Retirement property options 65 staying at Home… With the care you need 67 taking care Advice on making the move into care 71 employing a carer? The legal considerations special offers 20 subscribe to the lady and receive a free pack of exclusive notecards 45 apulia, lecce and vieste; lake como, st moritz and the bernina express; lake maggiore, orta and the matterhorn; pompeii, capri and the bay of naples 85 andré rieu dvd and cd; bed vac 86 lake orta by rail; the lady delights in jane austen classifieds pages 72-82

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Cover stories u How hens can make you happy. page 16 u marilyn: unseen pictures. page 30 u can you crack our vintage puzzles? page 83 u john gordon sinclair. page 26 u when to offer up your seat. page 25 u britain’s best holiday cottages. page 41 u barbara taylor bradford. page 22 u fabulous fish by nathan outlaw. page 42