Lovely though Christmas is, I must admit I also enjoy January. There’s something very satisfying about taking down the Christmas tree, tidying the house, finishing all the leftovers in the larder, putting up a calendar for the new year, opening a fresh diary and generally taking stock before spring arrives. This year, during our third lockdown, these small routines seem more important than ever. There’s an austere beauty too in the winter landscape. The sheep have cropped the grass to reveal every dip and curve in the land, the bracken has died back and the trees, now without even their tattered autumn leaves, have become living sculptures of twisted branches reaching into the sky. The winter light, low as dusk approaches, transforms the landscape and spotlights here a ridge, there a cleft in the valley.
Returns & Subscription Cancellation Policy
Returns & Refund Policy
If you wish to exercise your legal rights to reject goods which are damaged or imperfect, you must either return them in person to where you bought them, or post them back to us. In this instance, we will pay the cost of postage.
Once you have notified us that you are returning an item, and we have either received the goods back or, if earlier, received evidence that you have sent the goods back, we will refund any sum debited by us from your credit or debit card within 14 calendar days.
In the event that an item is arranged to be returned, we may make a deduction from your refund for any loss in the value of the goods supplied if the loss is the result of unnecessary handling by you (for example using or wearing the goods prior to order cancellation). All refunds may be subject to an administration fee.
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Subscription Cancellation Policy
You can cancel your subscription any time by contacting the office by email or telephone: [email protected]m / 020 7033 0258 (UK); +44 20 7033 0258 (overseas). The cancellation will come into effect with the end of your current subscription. Unless the circumstances are exceptional, we’re sorry to say we are unable to issue a refund for any remaining issues or books yet to be sent.