Elizabeth Day: Sometimes it’s good to shut up and listen

I recently had a sore throat for three weeks. It wasn’t tonsillitis. Nor was it a symptom of flu. The doctor told me it...

‘My marriage imploded… and my career took off’

Writer Rosie Green thought she needed stability to fuel her creativity. Then her relationship broke down after 26 years… Adele and I don’t share many...

From boozy buyers to sleep-deprived spenders: What kind of shopper are you?

From boozy buyers to sleep-deprived spenders, we all have different ways to splash our cash. Laura Craik identifies the key personality types. Recognise yourself...

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Juliet Sear’s brushstrokes and blooms cake

I adore this cake, it’s certainly a strong contender for top favourite in my book for me. I particularly love the sculptural pastel shards...

Edwina Ings-Chambers: This really is good, clean fun

My 15-year-old niece Thea describes Drunk Elephant as ‘the coolest brand ever’. And though that may be on the superlative side, I know this...

Carrie Symonds: The woman who’s reinvented Boris

The slimmer figure! The sleeker hair! The whale-hugging image! Boris Johnson is being transformed before our eyes, and many point to his much younger, more...

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