Christmas Fashion House

Modern Manners


Dear Thomas, I’m rather dreading going by train to visit my relations this Christmas. What if I encounter a bad case of ‘manspreading’, as I believe it is called? Or some...

Battle of Hastings


Two of the blessings of winter in a seaside town are beaches empty enough to give the impression of private ownership and the reduction in the number of seagulls. Or at...

The Lady Events


To celebrate the festive season, The Lady is delighted to announce its much anticipated Christmas Literary Lunch. On Tuesday 8 December, we invite you to a drinks reception...

First Impressions

Amanda Burton

What are you working on at the moment? I’ve just completed a small film that was written by my younger daughter and produced by my eldest daughter so it was a family film....

Gift Guide 2015

Charitable Gifts

Why not get someone something a little different this year and buy a charitable gift that can help others. {igallery...

Top Tips

Winter Immunity

As the clocks go back, our mood and energy levels can often dip as low as the temperatures. To make sure you maintain the optimum levels of beneficial bacteria to support...


The What, Where, When: 27...

WHAT: Lincoln Christmas Market. The market is returning for its 33rd time since beginning in 1982, welcoming more than 250,000 visitors every year to its 280 stalls packed...


Christmas Sweet Treats

Spiced Fruit Chutney (pictured above) Ingredients225g (8oz) Tate & Lyle Light Soft Brown Sugar 2 tbsp sunflower oil 225g (8oz) red onions, peeled & roughly chopped...


Tis' the Season

Christmas tree meringue pyramid with Spiced Berry filling (pictured above) This looks spectacular and is perfect for entertaining. Make the meringue layers ahead of time...


Burt's Magic Moments

If Frank Sinatra is the voice of the great American songbook, Burt Bacharach is the man who wrote it. The composer has a back catalogue that must make his would-be rivals...

Book Reviews

The Christmas Books Guide

Up your game with bold checks and chic gingham.


The Lady is a Tramp

National treasures abound in The Lady In The Van, in which Maggie Smith delivers an outstanding performance as the eponymous vagrant who parks her van in writer Alan...

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