This week’s issue of Country Life takes us from the delightful shores of Lake Maggiore to Monet’s gardens in France, via Iceland and the Oxford Farming Conference.
** Kate Green reports from the Oxford Farming Conference where debating the Brexit was a top priority for debate
** Geoffrey Tyack explores the insights into Oxford’s changing architectural tastes offered by Worcester College.
** Moving further afield Steven Desmond applauds the lush spring displays of Villa Táranto on the shores of Lake Maggiore in Italy, while Paula Lester has a true off-roading experience in Iceland, as she puts a Toyota to the test.
** It’s said that Monet thought his garden at Giverny was his ‘most beautiful work of art’. Tim Richardson charts the artist’s interest in contemporary horticulture
** Simon Hopkinson offers variants on the silky baked egg for your delectation