I think, as contents page, this page is really strong on the design front. The simple colours of black and white go well with the vibrant photograph used. The composition has been well thought through with a good mix of graphics, shape and alignment.
My Gran had a coal fire in her lounge. Remember how hot it was if you sat close to it, and she used to put a newspaper over the whole fireplace to draw some flames out of it. Used to worry me that she would set the house on fire. And whatever happened to the poor old coal men?