Kate Adie by Dorset photographer Millie Pilkington

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A portrait of Kate Adie for Country Life Magazine

What a privilege to return to photograph Kate Adie in her home town in Dorset, this time for a feature I was covering for Country Life Magazine, out this month.   At 71 she looks incredible – perhaps her secret is keeping busy.    Although her days of being a war correspondent may be over, she is certainly not one to sit still.  Indeed she still works as a freelance journalist and public speaker, she presents ‘From our own Correspondent’ on Radio 4, is ambassador for various charities, and has written 5 books – including her best selling autobiography, ‘The Kindness of Strangers’.

I think this photo captures the essence of this remarkable lady – intelligence, humour, integrity, determination, strength and charm.

 

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