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Worth sharing • We love to know what’s inspired you in the magazine, and here’s the page where you tell us what you’re thinking, baking and making!
Good ideas for August • BRING A LITTLE BIT OF THE MEDITERRANEAN TO YOU AND YOUR HOME
‘We all need the chance TO LAUGH, CRY & CHEER!’ • There’ll be plenty of competition when the Tokyo Olympics get under way. But there’ll be no rivalry among the BBC’s top presenting trio, Clare Balding, Alex Scott and Gabby Logan, who unite to share what sport means to them
‘OUR ONES TO WATCH’
YOUR SUMMER STYLE… sorted • Whether you’re finally getting away from it all or staying put this year, get postcard pretty in seaside stripes, sun-bleached linens and cool, crisp white cottons finished with elegant woven accessories. These summer style heroes will put you in the holiday mood even if you’re not packing your suitcase…
SUNSHINE FASHION AT A SNIP • From chic shorts to easy-breezy dresses and souvenir-style accessories, here are the pieces that will instantly evoke that summer feeling without breaking the bank
‘BOOKS take you on ADVENTURES & offer COMFORT’ • Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall has long held a passion for books and, earlier this year, launched the Reading Room, an initiative to celebrate and explore literature. She talks to Good Housekeeping about the importance of books in her life
THE DUCHESS OF CORNWALL’S READING ROOM
‘Hearing the written word is magical’ • There is nothing more soothing than having a story read to us, as our columnist realised when she discovered the joy of audiobooks
‘Travelling can bring out the best version of yourself’ • Dawn Wilson started her career working as cabin crew and is now managing director of TUI Airways.
‘We give people memories of a lifetime’ • As vice president and managing director of Celebrity Cruises Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Jo Rzymowska combines her passions for travel and languages.
‘I’m optimistic travel will come back stronger’ • Dame Irene Hays is chair of Hays Travel, an independent travel agency that she built up with her late husband John over many years.
‘There is a pent-up demand to visit the UK’ • As CEO of VisitBritain and VisitEngland, Sally Balcombe is responsible for attracting overseas visitors to Britain and also encouraging our taste for staycations.
11 ways to make LOVE BLOOM • It could be a thoughtful note, a surprise treat or just paying attention when your partner talks to you… Conversations On Love author Natasha Lunn shares the simple secrets to creating a happier relationship
‘If something FRIGHTENS ME, I HAVE TO DO IT!’ • With an exciting new stage role this summer, My Family actor Zoë Wanamaker refuses to be defined by her age or to take herself too seriously, as Jackie Brown discovers
‘I picked a stinging nettle with my bare hand!’ • Longing to pick more than just blackberries on her walks, Alison Prangnell, from Hassocks, West Sussex, learned to forage.
‘Calligraphy is a skill I’ll carry with me for the rest of my life’ • Andrea Stordy, from Ipswich, spends her work life on spreadsheets, but by learning calligraphy, she hopes to reconnect with the power of the pen.
‘Paddleboarding has done me the world of good’ • After being widowed, Sharon Kempson, from South Molton, North Devon, was keen to try something new to cope with her loss.
The NEW battle for EQUALITY • There have been many...