The summer months present us with an ideal time to get out and about, so to that end our regular editorial contributors have certainly got into the swing of it and have gone to the extremes of the county. Brian Spencer is in Peak Forest and the Historic Peaklands, whilst Maxwell Craven is in Doveridge and also examining Bretby Art. Just to equal things out the walk is around The Chevin. Steve Orme goes global and interviews celebrity Michael Ball. All of our regular features are there for you to enjoy along with the history of the cookbook. Cookbooks are a feature in most homes. Where did all this cooking start? We investigate….. Whatever your summer habits, Country Images will still be dropping through your letterbox just like a friend calling in. Please enjoy this edition.