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These Are The Top 20 Signs...

Getting more angry than usual when held up in a queue, losing your temper with colleagues or clients at work and hitting the snooze button more than usual are also...

Modern manners

Rude guest

Dear ThomasI enjoy so much reading Modern Manners. The other day I was ticked off for having very bad manners. My host poured out the wine for all the guests but there was...

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Students Reckon their Diets...

Despite the stereotype of living on beans on toast for the years they are studying, researchers found many students are actually eating meals cooked from scratch at least...


Calling all gin fanatics

A garden setting, a copy of The Lady and a G&T garnished with ice and lemon- the recipe for the perfect afternoon. Gin and tonics have evolved into a quintessential...


10 beautiful hotels to...

The leaves are turning and there's a distinct crispness in the air when you wake up in the morning - Autumn has to be one of the most beautiful times of the year in the UK...


Marinade to make you mmm!

Sticky Glazed Chicken Drumsticks These drumsticks are perfect hot or cold served with a summer salad.Ingredients6-8 chicken drumsticks2 tablespoons of virgin olive oil6...

Dish of the week

Simply Breaded cod

Served with tomato, fennel, radish & red onion salad dressed with olive oil, herbs & balsamic dressing – with a lemon & paprika mayonnaise, and a wedge oflemon....

Style spotlight

The classic British shoes...

As Coco Chanel once said, "Fashion passes, style remains" and this is certainly true of footwear. These British classics have endured for centuries and now form the basis...


52 GOING ON 25

As we get older, we generally feel tired and less agile than we once did. We're all searching fora magic cure to turn back time and restore good health, energy and that...

On trend

What to pack for a weekend...

As any regular traveller knows, hand luggage only is the way to go. No wielding heavy suitcases across the city or waiting by airport carousels, travelling light brings...


Channeling nonsense

Just what is it that makes W1A (Monday, BBC2, 10pm) the best sitcom around by miles? A show in which the BBC merrily mocks its propensity for bureaucracy and jargon should...


She's leaving home

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the radio is on most of the time in my house. Every so often, something emerges from the chatter, stops me in my tracks and makes me listen...


The influence of oil

Elizabeth I, like her predecessors and monarchs who followed her, used portraits to project power and influence. For this Tudor Queen, numerous large-scale oil paintings...

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