Page 6, 25th August 1950

25th August 1950
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Gramophone Records

H M.V. Among the most recent * releases by H.M.V. is an addition to the recordings of the Haydn symphonies. So far the catalogue of this company contains only seven of the......

Book Of Flowers

The Art of Botanical Illustration, by Wilfrid Blunt. (Collins. 21s.) Reviewed by JULIAN HOLROYD HERE is a book to entrance the eye and mind not only of the botanist but of every......

The Toad Likes Flattery

ONE hot evening about this time last year we found, seated on the sun-baked step of our back door, a large, sombre-looking toad. His air was so entirely purposeful, and the......

All Sorts

Contacts THE third " Contacts" season opens at the Cenaele Convent. Hampstead, on Saturday, September 2, at 3 p.m. Two years ago twenty - five terrified men and women climbed......

Committee Meeting

Quorum, by Phyllis Bentley. (Gollanez. 10s. 6c1.) The Way Backwards, by R. P. Lister. (Collins. 8s. 6d.) Without Ma g nolias, by Bucklin Moon, (Seeker & Warburg. 12s. 6d.) 'Niro......

Family Matters

20,000 a day THAT was the estimate I heard quoted this week • for the average number of steps taken by the average housewife. Personally, I should say that the estimate was a......