September

Cover Story: A bird’s eye view

Take a card . . . any card

Magicians Paul and Geoff Rushworth, who work under the name of Ray.

Magicians Paul and Geoff Rushworth, who work under the name of Ray.
Geoff Rushworth fans playing cards before me and invites me to choose one without showing him. I choose the three of hearts and place it back in the pack face down.

Art of the matter

Sarah Waterworth and Louise Cowley at Oerley Hall, Oswestry.

Sarah Waterworth and Louise Cowley at Oerley Hall, Oswestry.
A handsome Grade II listed Georgian country house in the hills overlooking Oswestry will be the stage for an exhibition this month of some of the most striking and imaginative art in the UK today.

A lady who means business

Karren Brady with fellow Apprentice stars Lord Sugar and Nick Hewar

Karren Brady with fellow Apprentice stars Lord Sugar and Nick Hewar
What can you say about a woman who makes even the scary Lord Sugar take notice, who can tame macho footballers at a glare, whose business flair is already legendary and who sold her husband. Twice!

A walk on the wild side

Malc and Jude Mallart in the middle of their ‘nature’ reserve.

Malc and Jude Mallart in the middle of their ‘nature’ reserve.
Plant-crazy couple Malc and Jude Mallart give a warm welcome to a huge variety of visitors to their wonderful wildlife garden, whether they are human visitors on charity open days or hosts of beetles, bees and butterflies.