18 MAY 1950, page 22

Tools Of The Countryside

Now in mid-May the claims of the land dispossess those ofsthe river. The cow's parsley is flowering among the nut bushes, dandelions in the orchard ; and both must be......

Garden Hopes

Our garden this spring Idoks forward to the fulfilment of two long- disappointed hopes. Years ago an old lady in her nineties, visiting our house, recalled how, as a small......

The Flying Saucers

Sta.—The following passage from Aubrey's Brief Lives suggests one way by which these widespread reports of " flying saucers " may arise: " His [Sir Thomas More's] discourse was......

A Message From Western Germany

SIR. — Cultural endeavour is one of the best ways to foster understanding and mutual respect between nations. We take the view that culture is truly international because it is......

Nicholas Louvaris

SIR,—Nicholas Louvaris, Professor of Philosophy in Athens University and Minister of Public Assistance iu John Rallis's Government in 1943, is called " light-minded " in last......

Country Life

To one country household at least May 19th is a red-letter day, to be celebrated more quietly, if all goes well, but not less fervently than May Day itself in less favoured......

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Land And Water

House and garden are islanded by a flowing moat ; on one side by the natural course of a small river, on three sides by a channel dug by unknown hands not less than seven......