Speeches that inspire: Reagan at the Brandenberg Gate, 1987: "General Secretary Gorbachev, if you seek peace, if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, if you seek liberalization, come here to this gate. Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate. Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"(pt1)
Interior decorator Henri Fitzwilliam-Lay says of designing a home: 'What you want to achieve is a look you're not quite able to pin down, something that is fresh and contemporary, but might have been there forever.' As far as her work on the west London home of Steffanie Brown, owner of jewellers Laviandbelle, she got this balance right. Walls 'Hardwick White' gloss by Farrow & Ball; carpet Häggå by Kasthall, beautifully accented by the tile floor. December 2013 House & Garden.