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The People's Friend (UK) magazine subscription

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If you like to curl up with a short story at the end of a long week, then a subscription to The People’s Friend magazine is definitely for you.

First published in 1869 as 'a weekly miscellany of popular and instructive literature,' the magazine continues to publish both fact and fiction to keep you entertained and informed. Each issue includes a variety of short stories penned by a host of talented writers from around the world, as well as a number of reader's letters and entertaining puzzles.

You'll also find lifestyle tips and regular travel features exploring Britain's undiscovered gems, plus informative articles on gardening, interiors and health.

From the publisher

Get a subscription to The People's Friend magazine, for a weekly magazine with a strong base of captivating fiction, a dash of crafts, a sprinkling of gardening and of course a good dose of tempting recipes, A subscription to The People's Friend magazine is the perfect ingredient to brighten any woman's day. To appreciate the full flavour of 'The Friend', it's best read in a comfy chair with a hot cup of tea and lots of time to spare. Founded back in 1869, The People's Friend magazine is a British weekly magazine published by D. C. Thomson & Co. Ltd and carries the cover tagline 'The famous story magazine'. Mainly aimed at older women, The People?s Friend magazine is principally a traditionalist magazine in outlook. Every issue contains at least six selt-contained short stories and at least two serials. There is always a craft project for the readers to turn their hand to and various factual articles, one of which is a piece of a particular town. The People's Friend magazine also holds an annual craft competition called 'The Love Darg', which is a Scottish term for a day's work done without asking for payment. Readers are asked to make toys and garments suitable for children which are distributed to children's charities after the judging has taken place.

by Margaret
I have been wanting to write to you for a long time. My husband & I were lucky enough to visit the U.K some 9 years ago, and I fell in Love with everything about it, and I find that by reading your friends magazine every week I learn so much more about you every week. I have always loved the artistic works that goes with every story you have, they always seem to match so well, I love everything about the magazine and devour it as soon as it's in my hands, love the period stories especially, as well as the serials. I live in a small farming Community in Gippsland Victoria Australia and we are now retired from Dairy Farming.
by Linda
My mum Dorothy Jones loves reading the people's Friend. It is like a friend away from home as she now lives in Australia with her 6 children, 12 Grandchildren & 3 Great Grandchildren. We buy her the subscription every year and she tells us that's the best present we could give her.

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