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In the News

Dog Owners are Happier,...

Dog owners are happier, more satisfied at work and more sociable than people without a pooch, a study has found.A poll, of 1,000 dog owners and 1,000 adults without a pet,...

Modern Manners

Manners On Transport

Dear Thomas I took the bus to King’s Cross to get a train. Three people said: ‘Thank you, driver,’ as they got off. As I got off, I said: ‘Thank you, driver.’ It felt good....


Two enchanting shows at Kew...

The Wind in the Willows The Wind in the Willows is Kenneth Grahame's classic story of life on the riverbank. A rollicking yet gentle adventure with best friends Ratty,...

In the News

Modern Signs of Bravery...

Eating out on your own, speaking up against a boss, confronting an online troll – and wearing Lycra on the school run are among the modern signs of bravery, a study has...


How to become a tea...

For many people – even those who regularly partake in three or four cups per day – tea is just tea. It is brewed with boiling water and milk, and the only real decision you...


The Science behind dreams:...

Last night my husband woke up and reported a bizarre dream. "I dreamt there had been a nuclear fall-out and I found myself sheltering under my bed with a colleague who I...

Dish of the week

Pea and chicken jambalaya

35 minutesServes 4Ingredients3 tbsp rapeseed oil1 medium onion, peeled and diced1 red pepper, diced1 green pepper, seeded and diced3 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed150g...

On trend

Debrett's Style Tips:...

What is your partnership with Bicester Village and why does it work so well?Debrett's and Bicester are both champions of British style; Debrett's as the authority on...


Beach style past and present

What to wear (and bare) on holiday? Juanita Coulson finds some elegant solutions in the archive that mirror an equally chic contemporary style {igallery...

On trend

History of style: Stiletto

It might be the most polarising shoe style out there but you can't deny the punch a sharp stiletto brings to an outfit. From Marilyn Monroe's infamous wiggle, to eighties...


Summer television

So many of us are off on our travels at this time of year, and that includes hundreds of millions of salmon in the far reaches of North America. In Wild Alaska Live (Sunday...


Summer radio

At the time of writing, Donald Trump is still President of the United States of America. But, looking at the news, I admit he may have been impeached by the time The Lady...

Book Reviews

New Must Reads

OUT NOW RISING TIDEFALLINGS TAR by Philip Hoare (Fourth Estate, £16.99) Water, as you might have noticed, is the element du jour: a tide of swimming memoirs has...

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