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  • Pro Tennis player Tim Henman blue suit and open pale blue shirt

    Favourite Places: Tim Henman

    Tim Henman, party animal - who'd have thought it? Ahead of Wimbledon, the British tennis legend talks wine, local hangouts and, er, more wine.

  • Meghan’s favourite hangout

    Cliveden House is one of Meghan Markle’s favourite places (she spent her pre-wedding night here) but where does owner Natalie Livingstone favour?

  • Curtain-twitching suspense

    When literary duo Gaynor Pengelley and Julia Thum are not discussing plots in Waitrose, you'll find them on a Thames towpath.

  • Kelly O’Brien: My favourite places

    Ok, so maybe the picturesque village of Aldbury, with its duck pond and its stocks, doesn’t immediately seem to have much in common with Nashville, Tennessee.  But I bet you didn’t know that as well as the ducks it’s also home to the national winner of this year’s Best Dolly Parton Tribute Act?  Kelly O’Brien […]

  • It’s a family affair

    The Hornbys are a talented bunch. Author Gill Hornby, sister of Nick, shares her favourite places.

  • Joanne Harris: My favourite places

    Joanne Harris is the acclaimed author of Chocolat made into an Oscar-nominated film starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp. Since then, she has written 15 more novels, two collections of short stories and three cookbooks. Her books are now published in over 50 countries. She appears at the Oxford Literary Festival in three separate events […]

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