Slightly Foxed Issue 36
  • Pages: 96
  • Format: 210 x 148mm
  • Illustrations: B/W
  • Publication date: Dec 2012
  • Producer: Smith Settle
  • Cover artist: Angela Harding
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Slightly Foxed Issue 36

Attics with Attitude
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In this issue

Robert Macfarlane follows the drove roads • Sue Gee admires the darling buds • Anthony Gardner salutes Evelyn Waugh’s Sword of Honour trilogy • Daisy Hay takes to the stage • Juliet Gardiner claps hands with Osbert Sitwell • John Keay dives into Hobson-Jobson • Bruce Hunter visits the Asterisk Club • Ysenda Maxtone Graham culls her bookshelves . . .


Attics with Attitude • ELISABETH RUSSELL TAYLOR

Rachel Khoo, The Little Paris Kitchen

Sherry Wine and Roses • HAZEL WOOD

Denis Constanduros, My Grandfather & Father, Dear Father

Along the Old Ways • ROBERT MACFARLANE

A. R. B. Haldane, The Drove Roads of Scotland

Perfick Wevver • SUE GEE

H. E. Bates, The Darling Buds of May

A Late Victorian Afternoon • MARK JONES

Mollie Panter-Downes, At the Pines

The Tortoise of Total War • ANTHONY GARDNER

Evelyn Waugh, The Sword of Honour trilogy

Castles in the Air • DAISY HAY

Pamela Brown, The Swish of the Curtain

Muddy Boots and a Slouch Hat • CHRISTOPHER ROBBINS

Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs

Mother’s Familiar • LAURENCE SCOTT

D. H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley’s Lover

Comfortable Words • ANTHONY WELLS

The 1662 Book of Common Prayer

Woon, Wordy-Major and Wootz • JOHN KEAY

On the definitions of Hobson-Jobson and Hanklyn-Janklin

Shelf Life • YSENDA MAXTONE GRAHAM

On decluttering

The Asterisk Club • BRUCE HUNTER

On the novels of Pamela Branch

How to Enjoy the Blackout • RUTH A. SYMES

Howard Thomas and Marjorie A. Banks, Brighter Blackout Book

A Glorious Contradiction • JULIET GARDINER

On the works of Osbert Sitwell

Summer Sunrise, Winter Twilight • ANTHONY LONGDEN

On the essays of J. H. B. Peel

Flouting Destiny • ROGER JONES

On why we write


About Slightly Foxed

The independent-minded quarterly that combines good looks, good writing and a personal approach. Slightly Foxed introduces its readers to books that are no longer new and fashionable but have lasting appeal. Good-humoured, unpretentious and a bit eccentric, it’s more like a well-read friend than a literary magazine. More . . . 



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