Issue 1260

05 Nov 2018
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The land and the sea
Anita Rani has become a household name presenting programmes everywhere from the British countryside to her family’s village in Punjab. For her latest challenge though the Yorkshirewoman is heading off the land and out into the sea. By Saskia Murphy.

‘A brief but power-packed run’
An inspiration for punk and under surveillance by the FBI, MC5 were the real deal rock rebels. Founder member Wayne Kramer looks back at the highs and lows, the drugs, guns and revolutionary politics, and reveals how he came out the other side. By Steve Lee.

Autumn walks
There’s history aplenty as well as glorious countryside in Roger Ratcliffe’s four great seasonal walks in Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cumbria.

Plus News, arts and entertainment, Anton du Beke’s letter to his younger self, columnist Roger Ratcliffe on the 50th anniversary of The White Album, crossword, Sudoku and more.