CRESSIDA CON­NOLLY

Town & Country (UK) - - CONTRIBUTORS – SUMMER 2018 -

The award-win­ning writer ex­tols the joys of the Bri­tish Sea­son, what­ever the weather, on page 82. Her fourth book, Af­ter the Party, is pub­lished in June.

Your favourite county

‘Devon. I love the green hills, clear streams, sea breezes and ice-creams on Black­pool Sands.’

Your ear­li­est me­mory of the coun­try­side

‘Grow­ing up on a dairy farm in Sus­sex, I had the free­dom of the sur­round­ing coun­try­side. There was a lit­tle stream at the edge of the fields where I used to go and play by my­self or with my doll, Blue­bell. For some rea­son, I called this se­cret spot Por­tu­gal.’

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