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Dogs Also Suffer From...

Winter blues hit us all but experts have revealed our DOGS could also be sharing our pain - with some even suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D). Experts...


The Lady Guide to Modern...

Dear Thomas I was amused by a recent piece in The Times revealing that the 10-year friendship between Charles Dickens and Hans Christian Andersen failed to survive the...


In The News

Winged eyeliner, red lipstick and smoky eyes are among the most iconic beauty looks of all time, according to a new study by Superdrug. Researchers have revealed the top 50...


The Diary of Miss Darcy...

MONDAY Lyra the Labrador wrote to me today from her home in Poole to say that she thought I had become something of a bighead. Why, she wanted to know, did I think I should...


Make Time To Take Five With...

Haven’t had a moment to yourself between meetings, gym, family and social life? You’re not alone. With work-life balance becoming non-existent, it’s now increasingly...


How to Make the Perfect...

A Sunday Roast is one of the most popular dishes in the UK. It's a tradition that goes back centuries and one that can be enjoyed all year round.But what is the secret to...


Recipe Of The Week:...

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 35 minutes You’ll need: 8 rashers streaky bacon 50g breadcrumbs 150g Cheddar cheese 300g macaroni 2 bunches...


Cath Kidston and Disney

Cath Kidston and Disney are two brands you can't fail to love, so hearing that the brands have collaborated for a new range is rather exciting to say the least! The classic...


10 of the best trouser suits

This season, the trouser suit leaves the office and goes everywhere. By Juanita Coulson

Television & Film

Tale of the Riverbank

As you warm your hands around the flames next month on Guy Fawkes Night and chortle with delight when the fireworks go up, spare a thought for those who fell to the sword,...

Television & Film

An Absolute Masterpiece

A quite extraordinary co-production between artist and animator couple Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman, Loving Vincent is billed as the ‘world’s first fully painted...


It's Good To Listen

It is my considered opinion that Dawn French and Alan Bennett are two of the very best people these islands have produced. Hearing them both on Radio 4 in the course of one...


Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire

Let’s be brutally honest. We all tell tiny white lies all the time. Because we’re much too nice to tell someone that, yes, their bum really does look massive in that...

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