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features18singin’inthe rain with gene Gene Kelly’s widow perpetuates the legacy of the ultimate dancing king 22 a weekend with the queen of crime On the trail of Agatha Christie in glorious Devon 25 my grandmother, agatha christie Mathew Prichard reminisces about their treasured holidays 26 it’s all a mystery to me VG Lee goes on a murderous, moustachioed weekend 28 i was a moonie – and have no regrets On the death of Reverend Moon, Mark Palmer recalls his experiences in the 1970s and the lessons he learned 30 do dogs dream? The truth about where dogs go when they close their eyes 36 a world of interiors A luxurious sweep through elegant international homes 48 hip, hip hoo-bray Our editor samples the delights of foodie heaven – the famed village of Bray independent schools special 57 choosing the right school for your child Vanessa Berridge’s expert advice on making the right choices 63 feeling at home at school The changing face of boarding schools in our global economy 67 making a good entrance Preparing your child for clearing the first educational hurdle 69 testing times Unravelling the examination options regulars6herindoors and horoscopes 7 the lady loves… A selection of our favourite things 11 the lady almanac 15 my battle of hastings and coco 16 letters and cat on matt 21 the lady guide to modern manners 34 fashion: downton delights Timeless 1920s elegance 41 home help Hugh St Clair 42 food: across the divide Yotam Ottolenghi’s new book celebrates the food and culture of Jerusalem 45 dr james le fanu advises and Sof McVeigh dispenses 46 garden plotting with Sarah Langton-Lockton 49 travel: Mini-breaks in Austria, Italy or ‘at home’ 50 reviews: books, radio, film, tv, theatre and music 84 puzzles from the past Crosswords from The Lady archive 85 crossword For solvers 86 bridge For dealers 87 the ladygram Your favourite puzzle 88 su doku and quick crossword 90 first impressions q&a: andrew castle special offers 32 subscribe to the lady and save up to 49% on the shop price plus receive a free pack of notecards worth £25 39 paris; bruges; normandy and provence 85 two fat ladies dvd set; clothes steamer; adjustable lap desk; lake orta classifieds pages 72-82

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Cover stories u agatha christie: anniversary murder-mystery special. page 22 u mary killen: get rich… the easy way. page 6 u ‘i was a moonie – and i don’t regret it’. page 28 u singin’ in the rain with gene kelly; his widow speaks. page 18 u downton fashion. page 34 u do dogs dream? page 30 u independent schools guide. page 57

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