Aaron Dessner
Aaron Dessner

I'm very fortunate and grateful to wake up every morning in the rural countryside I live in, looking at farmland and these beautiful mountains.

Aaron Klug
Aaron Klug

My father was trained as a saddler, but in fact as a young man worked in his father's business of rearing and selling cattle, so he grew up in the countryside.

Abbas Kiarostami
Abbas Kiarostami

I prefer the countryside to cities. This is also true of my films: I have made more films in rural societies, and villages, than in towns.

Ainsley Harriott
Ainsley Harriott

I love the humour of the British and I love the countryside.

Akira Toriyama
Akira Toriyama

I usually live an extremely normal life, since I live in the countryside. Even when people call me 'famous' and such, I can't really fathom it, even now.

Alastair Cook
Alastair Cook

Am I happiest on the farm or out in the middle? I am a cricketer, but the farm is a very special place and I absolutely love being in the countryside and getting away from the bubble. I like to think I'm a farmer, but there's so much experience that goes into that.

Alek Wek
Alek Wek

I grew up in a small town in Sudan. There weren't many cars, so we did things in the countryside near where we lived.

Alexa Chung
Alexa Chung

I grew up in a miniature village in the middle of the countryside in England, quite secluded from the outside world. I was always enamored by the fashion industry.

Alexander Gilkes
Alexander Gilkes

If I'm in the English countryside and get on my bicycle, I see what sort of strange inbred rural locals I can snap.

Alice Temperley
Alice Temperley

I love long power walks in the countryside.