This England single issue - Winter 2022
In this issue:
- Royal history writer Paul James pays tribute to the late HM Queen Elizabeth II, sharing memories of his own personal encounters with the Queen.
- Brian Viner reflects on the messy game football once was, asking the question: has the beautiful game improved since these primal days?
- Chris Franks takes us on a tour of the fascinating historical hotchpotch that is Shropshire’s Stokesay Castle.
- Andrew Liddle visits Cumbria Crystal in Ulverston to learn about hand production of high-end crystalware.
- Russell Higham shines a light on the awe-inspiring art of stained glass and rounds up where to see England’s best stained-glass windows.
- Lin Bensley remembers Ursula Bloom, whose impressive career earned her an entry in The Guinness Book of Records as the world’s most prolific female writer.
- Phoebe Taplin explores the gorgeous Berwick-upon-Tweed and its surrounding castles and beaches.
- John Blake reflects on the remarkable achievements of England’s greatest physicist, Stephen Hawking.
- Benjamin Huxley recalls Muffin the Mule, the much-loved puppet and one-time star of children’s television.
- Author, broadcaster and great-great-great granddaughter of Charles Dickens Lucinda Hawksley shares what she loves about England.