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The What, Where, When: 17 October

This Weekend

WHAT: Wedding Fair at Bluewater. Wedding experience event features around 200 exhibitors. WHERE: Bluewater Shopping Centre, Greenhithe, DA9 9ST, Kent...


Tom Joule

Hip, Hip Hooray!

First launched in 1989 by Tom Joule, the now retail giant has us pinning for tweed, wellies and a number of items in their homes range. Based in Market Harborough Tom is...



Doggy Drives

Chulo, a dapple Chiweenie Photographer Lara Jo Regan likes dogs. In fact, she loves dogs. So much so that she dedicated herself to a distinctly doggy pet project:...


Radio Review: 17 October


Sometimes, research overturns my preconceptions. It’s tempting to bend the facts to fit my mindset, but then what’s the point of doing the spadework in the first place? In...

Battle of Hastings



Public statues fall into two camps: those we make a fuss about – the fourth plinth at Trafalgar Square being a classic case. And those that we just walk on by. A prime...

Art Review

Constable: The Making Of A Master

Making Hay and Wain...

Born into privilege and pomp (his father was a rich landed mill owner), John Constable threw it all away to wander around the landscape calling himself a painter. It was a...

Modern Manners

The Lady Guide to Modern Manners: 17 October

Second-Home Etiquette

Dear Thomas, My husband and I have recently bought a second home in Cornwall but we’ve heard that second-home owners are unpopular and we’re worried about fi tting in. Can...




Taken At Midnight is the true story of Hans Litten, a brilliant young lawyer who in 1931 subpoenaed rising star Adolf Hitler to testify in a Berlin court, at a collective...


Mum's Unfinished Story

They say that when someone dies, guilt is one of the first emotions the bereaved have to contend with. It is also a truth universally acknowledged that mothers are among...


Festive fun

THE CARY ARMS, BABBACOMBE BAY How about Christmas on the Devon coast? The Cary Arms offers a three-night Christmas House Party, from £1,450 per room (all packages based on...

And to drink?

Catalan wines

The wines of Catalonia have much more in common with their cousins over the border in France, and indeed the wines of Sardinia, than those of the rest of Spain. Catalonia...


The Daily: October 17

News Round Up: 17 October

Tourist Locked in WaterstonesA trip to the bookstore turned into a longer outing than planned after David Willis, of Dallas, Texas, found himself locked into the...

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What the stars have in store for you this week.October 17 - 23

Capricorn Aquarius Pisces Aries Taurus Gemini Cancer Leo Virgo Libra Scorpio Sagittarius

Q: A recent survey has revealed the Top 10 things British women would love to do but are too scared. Have you done any of the following?

Sing in public / karaoke - 10.6%
Ask for a pay rise - 6.2%
Travel or holiday alone - 27.7%
Do a naked photo-shoot - 6.2%
Get a tattoo - 3.8%
Have a bikini wax - 4.9%
Get your hair cut very short - 10.6%
Ask someone out on a date - 3.8%
Quit your job - 19%
Have cosmetic surgery - 7.3%
The voting for this poll has ended on: 13 Jun 2014 - 09:12

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