Country Life 10 July 2019

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COLLECTING SEASHELLS: John Wright unveils the magic of collecting memorabilia from our seaside holidays.

ANIMAL MAGIC: The Tower of London’s ravens.

BARNBOUGLE CASTLE: A Prime Minister’s haven, John Martin Robinson reveals the life of a Victorian statesman through his stately home.

THE CORNISH LOBSTER: A welcome boost for a British delicacy.

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GARDENING WITH AN EDGE: Peached on the coast of the Isle of Mull, the garden of Lip na Cloiche is spectacular.

MARINE ART: Even contemporary painters are drawn to the ever-changing light and movement of the sea.

MEDITERRANEAN FARE: Bring home a taste of summer with charred octopus, curtesy of Simon Hopkinson.

FAVOURITE PAINTING: A panoramic Tudor painting from the maratime archaeologist Alexzandra Hildred.

WALKING LIFE: Fiona Reynolds enjoys a solitary walk across the Forest of Bowland.

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