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Brits Reveal How Far...

Researchers found a large percentage of pet owners are going out of their way to do things for their animals that some may consider loopy as they turn to them for comfort...

Modern manners

Cheesy gifts

Dear ThomasA dear friend has taken to keeping goats. Every year he arrives from his bolthole in Cumbria for his annual sojourn in the Dordogne laden with samples of his...

In the News

This Is The Luckiest Person...

Researchers polled 2,000 Brits to find out the luckiest name in the country and the traditional name of Paul took top spot for men – with Rachel and Becky joint first for...

Miss Darcy Bustle

22 September

MondayA new dog has moved in four doors down called Fifi. She's a black miniature poodle who seems a bit stand-offish and who doesn't seem that keen to make friends. Duffle...


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...


How to Make the Perfect...

A Sunday Roast is one of the most popular dishes in the UK. It's a tradition that goes back centuries and one that can be enjoyed all year round.But what is the secret to...

Dish of the week

Chocolate banana bundt with...

A showstopping cake with a fudgy, banana crumb, slick of decadent icing and Daim bar crown.• Preparation time:25 minutes, plus cooling and setting• Cooking time:45...

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...

Style spotlight

Wax Jackets

There are few certainties in life, but one thing's for sure; British weather is unpredictable, which is why the wax jacket is a true British icon. Breathable, waterproof...


The odd couple

Nearing the end of her life and her 63-year reign over the British Empire, Judi Dench's Queen Victoria sought solace in the company and spirituality of her...


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...


Hail cabbie

There are over 20,000 licensed black cab drivers in London, and all of them know my address – this is less remarkable when I say that I live on a road that is the very...

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