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‘Nothing has surprised me more in life than to have become a famous authoress’
Early Years The writer was born Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller on 15 September 1890 in Torquay, Devon. The youngest of three siblings, she was homeschooled by her father. Her mother was adamant that she shouldn’t learn to read until the age of eight, but...
Book Reviews: 31 May
OUT NOW NIJINSKY: A LIFE by Lucy Moore (Profile Books, £25; offer price, £18) One hundred years ago on 29 May 1913, dancer and choreographer Vaslav Nijinsky, born in 1889, transformed the world of dance overnight with his provocative and revolutionary...
The Daily: August 9
Olympic round-up Yesterday saw a short break in Team GB's medal rush. The British women's hockey team was knocked out of the semi-finals, losing 2:1 to Argentina. Argentina will now go on to compete against New Zealand in the Bronze medal match on...
The Daily: November 19
Obama's Historic Visit President Barack Obama has made an historic visit to troubled Burma. As the first sitting US President to visit the country, he was greeted by thousands of people lining the streets as he announced that his visit, "Marks the next...
The Daily: February 4
MI5's panic when Agatha Christie revealed Bletchley Park Agatha Christie's 1941 novel, 'N or M?' got officials worried in MI5, when they discovered that she had named one of her characters 'Major Bletchley.' The link to the secret code-breaking centre,...
The Daily: September 4
Nail varnish sales match lip stick sales for first time. For the first time the sales of nail polish rivals the sale of lipstick in the UK. Research by consumer analysts, Mintel, reveals that both had a market value of £229 million in 2012. This change...
Ocean Liner parties
The 1930s, an age of jazz, decadence and gin. Fast forward to 2012 and on board the SS.Atlantica it was once again all about jazz, decadence and gin. On Saturday night I boarded the SS.Atlantica for a Champagne-sodden foray into the glamour of...
Pets in Portraits
VITA SACKVILLE-WEST AND MARTHA John Gay, 1948 Daughter of Lord Sackville and brought up at Knole, one of the largest country houses in England, the writer Vita Sackville-West is better known for her unconventional marriage to the diplomat Sir Harold...
The Daily: November 6
Prince to edit Country Life as he turns 65 When I turn 65 I look forward to getting my free bus pass. Prince Charles will have a magazine to run. Over a course of eight months Prince Charles has carefully selected contributors and commissioning...
Poirot: Dead Man’s Folly
It’s very hard to review a Poirot. For a start, everybody loves them. Even if I could find something wrong with this final run of feature-length mysteries for Agatha Christie’s punctilious sleuth, no one would thank me for pointing it out. Certainly...
The Daily: February 28
Angela Merkel takes tea with the Queen The German Chancellor Angela Merkel took tea with the Queen at Buckingham Palace yesterday, after addressing both Houses of Parliament in the Royal Gallery of Westminster Palace and meeting with David Cameron, who...
Book Reviews: 29 November
OUT NOW PRISCILLA: THE HIDDEN LIFE OF AN ENGLISHWOMAN IN WARTIME FRANCE by Nicholas Shakespeare (Harvill Secker, £18.99; offer price, £14.99) As a boy, Nicholas Shakespeare was fascinated by his beautiful and mysterious half-aunt Priscilla, who was...
What are you working on at the moment? My next novel, which will be my 11th. Its working title is Triple Crown. When were you at your happiest? Now. What is your greatest fear? Apart from losing my marbles, my greatest fear is going to my wine racks...
Book reviews: 23 March
OUT NOW THE TRIALS AND TRIUMPHS OF LES DAWSON Louis Barfe (Atlantic, £19.99), 304pp A man with a face like a scrunched-up wash-leather and a near-spherical physique was a mainstay of British TV comedy for almost three decades. Les Dawson's appeal...
Book Review: 12 February
OUT NOW Peggy Guggenheim: The Shock Of The Modern by Francine Prose (Harvard University Press, £16.99; offer price, £14.99) Flamboyant, manipulative and eccentric, Peggy Guggenheim was one of the most colourful personalities of the 20th-century art...
Top spring gardens
East Blickling Estate, Norfolk Four centuries of good husbandry have made Blickling's 55 acre garden one of the greatest in England. It changes through the seasons and has evolved over the centuries to reflect different fashions. Visit in May and...
Book reviews: 17 June
OUT NOW THE LAST ROYAL REBEL: The Life And Death Of James, Duke Of Monmouth by Anna Keay (Bloomsbury, £25) Described by Pepys as ‘the most skittish, leaping gallant that I ever saw’, James, Duke of Monmouth embodied some of the virtues and most of the...
A dream house
Agatha Christie’s interest in houses began at an early age. One of her childhood pastimes was playing ‘house’ under tables draped with bath towels ‘out of which we emerged on all fours’. This passion for houses furnished her with material for her...
Alfresco summer nights: Theatre
South West Brownsea Island, Dorset The Two Gentlemen of Verona, 27 & 29 July, 1, 3, 5, 8, 10 & 12 August, 7.30pm – 10.30pm Bring a picnic and enjoy the tranquil surroundings of Brownsea Island as you watch this fantastic production of Shakespeare's...
Book reviews: 22 July
OUT NOW Wrights & Wrongs: My Life In Dance by Peter Wright with Paul Arrowsmith (Oberon Books, £25) Though not a household name like Nureyev or Fonteyn, Sir Peter Wright is nonetheless a luminary of the ballet world. Former associate director of The...

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