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The author Natasha Carthew on Rame Head Chapel, near Whitsand Bay, in south-east Cornwall.

The author Natasha Carthew on Rame Head Chapel, near Whitsand Bay, in south-east Cornwall.

5/5 Natasha describes how she would write here in the wild as a child and how the chapel symbolised hope.

This week's Essays are celebrating British architecture. Each writer has a passionate connection with the building, revealing how our long past and complex present have led to a built environment unlike anywhere else on the planet.

Image courtesy of Natasha Carthew.

Producer Clare Walker

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The Book that Changed Me

The Book that Changed Me

Five figures from the arts and science introduce books that changed their lives and work.

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