Vintage Sunday Times Magazine August 2nd 1987
The highway of death – In summer the Costa del Sol belongs to the British, but many holidays end in tragedy on the road they call The Four Lane Mortuary
COVER STORY – Some people do it in ponds, others in punts; some do it with wheel- barrows, others with a well-timed rocket. As Georgina Howell reports,the high season is greeted with high spirits. Cover: Christopher Pillitz
The bright stuff – It’s time to show your true colours. Today’s primary school of thought means off with the cream and the taupe and on with the scarlet and gold. With a little help, of course, from Bruce Oldfield and Jasper Conran (Fashion report: Caroline Baker.)
Underneath the Archers – The nation went into mourning when Grace Archer fell victim to a blazing barn and ruthless script- writers. Her departure in 1955, marked here by the original Dan Archer in front of an enraptured public, was a milestone in the series 37-year history. Now, it can be told, the omnipotent team of script-writers is plotting a new arrival at Brookfield Farm. But dare we reveal more?
In the final part of our Summer Specials cookery series, Colin Spencer suggests some lavish ways creating a feast.
Relative Values – Sixties child Justin de Villeneuve and daughter Melanie.
Tried & Tested We take a walk on the wild side and explore 16 safari and wildlife parks; plus the shock-free racquet and a new pocket planner.
A Life in the Day Duncan Campbell, New Statesman investigative journalist.
60 pages. All our magazines are first editions. The photographs shown are of the copy for sale. Lightly read in good condition for age.