House and Garden August 2021

House & Garden unlocks the door to an array of unique homes and outdoor features, ranging from town houses and converted barns to fabulous modern apartments and island retreats. Outdoor features are equally varied, including cottage gardens, water gardens and chic, city courtyards. House & Garden provides an invaluable sourcebook of ideas, from design and decoration to the best of travel, delicious recipes and fine wine. Britain’s most glamorous, inspiring and influential design and decoration magazine.

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MATTHEW BELL / WRITER ‘I had to pinch myself four years ago, when I realised I was living in Florence and making a living from putting one word after another,’ says Matthew. His mother grew up in Buenos Aires and met his English father in Paris, where they lived for some years before the family moved to Oxford, so exploring new places has always been second nature to Matthew. He spent his twenties working for various publications, including Tatler, but enjoys the autonomy of freelance work. This month, he writes about Chioggia (pages 150-151): ‘Wherever I went, people insisted on buying me a glass of wine, telling me a story or singing me Venetian sea shanties.’ If you could travel to anywhere in the world now, where would you want to be? ‘On…

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from the editor

An early memory of mine is searching for tiny cowrie shells with my grandmother on the beach below the house owned by my grandparents on the North Cornish coast – there was a particular patch of pebbly sand where our patience would be rewarded. Another is being with my grandfather as he bought a little watercolour of children running into the waves, which would join the many other pictures by local artists or our family in this much-loved house. Like Sophie Dahl (who writes so vividly of time spent by the sea with both her grandmothers on the back page), these holidays and the house – from the Formica-topped kitchen table and the Thirties built-in joinery, to the scavenged finds collected along the way by various family members – are…

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