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The Lady established 1885 • No 64179


This week


Features 12 Minnie Driver ‘I really think we English eat more politely than

Americans do’ 16 The Search For My Mother John de St Jorre talks about the laughing young mother he lost 18 CRIME FICTION: Calamity In Kent Accusations are made 24 Happy Turkeys One man’s ambition to keep his turkeys content before the inevitable

Regulars Miss Darcy Bustle is resting her sore little paws this week 6 The Lady Loves… A selection of our favourite things 8 Briefing 8 Social Medea 10 Letters and The Lady And I 15 Jane Green: A Novel Idea

Jane signs up to tap classes 22 Fashion Party Time 27 The Lady Guide To Modern Manners with Thomas Blaikie 30 House On The Market 32 Home Help Hugh St Clair answers your interiors questions 33 Antiques with Fiona Shoop 34 Food Christmas with

Jamie Oliver 37 The Lady Archive Recipes One from 1975: Wine spiced pears 38 Gardening The flowering of Planet Earth 40 Him On The Farm with Robin Page 41 Her Indoors Mary Killen’s dog enjoys a period of pampering 41 NEW COLUMN Him Indoors Ivo Dawnay extols the joys of walking 42 The Globetrotter Our festive events guide 48 Fitness & Wellbeing with

Diana Moran 52 Reviews: Books 54 Reviews: Christmas recipe books special 57 Film Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them


58 Musical and Art 60 TV and Radio 61 Horoscopes by Victor Olliver 85 The Ladygram

BRITAIN’S TOUGHEST PUZZLE 86 Spot The Difference 88 Cryptic Crossword and Bridge 89 Quick Crossword and Sudoku 90 First Impressions Rebecca Adlington

Christmas Gift Guide Part four This week, the best of: 62 Men’s gifts 65 Gifts for pets and wildlife 69 Bath-time treats 73 Gadgets Compiled by Jo Walker

Next week: Books, charity gifts and home delivery plants & flowers in A glamping break with Wigwam® Holidays. Page 46 Classifieds Holiday lets, positions vacant and much more. From page 74 Subscriptions Subscribe to The Lady and receive a free Chatsworth Christmas Pudding. Page 50





25 NOVEMBER 2016 The Lady