Country Life 3 June 2020

Country Life 3 June 2020 looks at roses, Charles Dickens and art dealing in lockdown.

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BUYING ART: How the art world has been dealing with lockdown.

WHAT THE DICKENS: 150 years on from his death, Charles Dickens’ characters are as endearing as ever.

RAMBLING ROSES: Charles Quest-Ritson, the man who literally wrote the book on roses, visits the collection at Moor Wood.

LONDON LIFE: Giraffes, Wimbledon and best commuter bikes.

PROPERTY: James Fisher picks out swish London homes new to the market.

MY FAVOURITE PAINTING: Alexandra Shulman, former editor of Vogue.

NORTHUMBERLAND: A look at this castle-strewn coast.

HOLCOMBE COURT: John Goodall on this fine Tudor house.

NETTLES: The tale of the stinging plant and its dozens of uses.