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The spirit of place

The men in saffron robes walk the streets holding out their begging bowls. It is called tak bat. I get up at 5.30am to see it. The monasteries are empty and their monks are seeking aims. The pious - and tourists - sit on low plastic stools, as if kneeling, and hand out sticky balls of rice and cereal bars to these holy men. In this way, the former gain spiritual merit and the latter demonstrate their vows of poverty and humility...

Chewton Glen & Cliveden House Magazine, 10/2016

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Passage from India

The impact of Indian fabric and jewellery design is ubiquitous. The reinterpretation of a paisley design in one of the suites at Cliveden. The heavy brocade in the drawing room at Chewton Glen. The emerald on one guest's finger. The pashmina draped over another's shoulders...

Chewton Glen & Cliveden House Magazine, 10/2015

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The ultimate style edit

You are staying at Chewton Glen or Cliveden House. Have you got a bulging case, but nothing to wear? Or did you not know how to translate city clothes to country looks without buying a whole new wardrobe? What you need is The Look Doctor, Annabel Hodin. The woman who will sort you out a core wardrobe for everything from the Oscars to a relaxed country weekend.

Chewton Glen & Cliveden House Magazine, Edition Twelve

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Salad days

“I was very sad to leave Cliveden,” says William Waldorf Astor, the fourth Viscount. In 1942 his grandfather gave the estate to the National Trust, but the family continued to live there until they found it too difficult, about which more later. Thus Lord Astor spent his first 16 years living at Cliveden, his family home, and a house with a political history - from the Dukes of Buckingham to the Astors.

Chewton Glen & Cliveden House Magazine, Edition Twelve

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