Vintage Sunday Times Magazine February 17th 1980
Cover photograph: Jean Desaunois
MAIN FEATURES Empress Farah: My life in exile. Thirteen months ago the Empress Farah was forced to flee Iran with her husband, the Shah, who had ruled for 37 years. Since then they have been forced to seek asylum: in a variety of countries and the perilous nature of the Shah’s illness has become public knowledge.
Today in an exclusive interview, the Empress talks about their life as ‘wandering exiles’, her children, her past financial dealings and her attitude towards the ‘assassination squads’ of Ayatollah Khalkhali. Interview and photographs by Jean Desaunois.
And the Shah talks about his fears for his country.
Grow your own Mona Lisa: the creation of a fertiliser masterpiece. By Georg Gerster.”
How the famous see themselves: self portraits by amateur painters ranging from Nyree Dawn Porter to Tony Bennett. How they started and why they do it.
The great fly-fishing revolution: years of research into the world of the trout has produced new theories about their response to flies – and a pioneering style of artificial fly. By Brian Clarke.
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