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The Lady established 1885 • No 64278



10 Coronets and Carnations Since

1913, The Chelsea Flower Show has been providing heartwarming stories of the Royal Family says James Crawford-Smith 20 EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

Juliet Stevenson The Truly, Madly, Deeply actress reveals  how she feels that her late friend and co-star Alan Rickman is always with her 26 Men: Smarten Up Please! Liz

Hodgkinson bemoans the rise      of the super casual male 30 EXCLUSIVE short story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes is retired but returns to solve a gripping mystery 36 David Hockney’s Yorkshire Our greatest living artist was inspired by an old school friend reveals Hilary Macaskill 40 The Man Who’s Met Everyone:

Nicky Haslam From Marilyn Monroe to the Monarch, his waspish social observations     have set the tone for six decades 44 How to Get into Glyndebourne!

ou don’t have to be a member      or a millionaire if you follow our insider tips 58 HRH The Duchess of Cambridge

Collaborates on a garden design for RHS Chelsea Flower Show


29 The Diary of Miss Darcy Bustle

Our lovable office dog 29 Social Medea Cartoon strip 47 Horoscopes by Victor Olliver 48 Food Dining with The Durrells! 51 Trainee Wino 52 Archive Recipes From 1958:

Clock Cake 53 The Lady Guide to Modern

Manners with Thomas Blaikie 54 House Houghton Hall 57 HomeHelp with Hugh St Clair 57 The Baby Boomers! Cartoon Strip 62 Him on the Farm by Robin Page 64 Books 66 Ballet 67 Film 68 Art and Musicals 71 TV and Radio 85 Fitness & Health Diana Moran 86 Globetrotter Come to Cornwall 114 First Impressions Earl Spencer

Bumper Puzzle Pages


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Legacy &Wills Special 104 The Ladygram Challenge Win an exclusive Sleep Well gift

73 How to Carry on Giving 77 Legacies: Who you can help 81 Give lasting love to animals 83 A-Z of Legacy and Wills

Regulars 6 The Lady Loves… A selection of box from Bramble & Blossom 107 Bridge 108 Cryptic Crossword 109 Quick Crossword 110 Quiz Solutions 111 Sudoku 112 Spot the Difference 113 Lewis Carroll’s Syzygies our favourite things 8 Letters and The Lady & I 15 A Novel Idea Jane Green on kindness in a climate crisis 16 Fashion Summer party dresses 25 MARY FROM GOGGLEBOX

er Indoors Mary Killen on puppy love 25 Him Indoors Ivo Dawnay on knowing his marital place

Classifieds Holiday lets, positions vacant and much more From page 90

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17 may 2019 The Lady


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