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Groundhog Grub: Millions of...

Millions of office workers are eating the same lunch every single day, a study commissioned by New Covent Garden Soup has found.Researchers who carried out a detailed study...


Here’s Why You Should Call...

Social Isolation and Loneliness amongst the elderly are problems that are far too common and have serious implications. The fact that 2 out of 5 older people in the UK (4...

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Our Top 20 Prized...

Baby clothes, parent's wedding rings, and children's artwork are amongst a woman's most prized household possessions a survey has revealed.Men on the other hand declared...


In Memory

Somewhere to smile, cry and rememberWoods are a haven of peace and tranquillity – perfect for quiet reflection when a loved one has passed on.The Woodland Trust can offer...

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Modern Technology is...

Modern technology is ruining families' quality time together, according to new research.Almost nine in 10 parents think gadgets get in the way of their time together as a...

Health & wellbeing

Cold sore myths debunked

1. Cold weather causes cold soresPerhaps it's all in the name, but most people think that cold sores are most likely to break out in the depths of winter. In fact, sunlight...

Dish of the week

Griddled Beef with Crispy...

Serves 2Preparation time: 30 minutesCooking time for fillet steaks:Rare -3-4 minutes on each sideMedium – 4-5 minutes on each sideWell done- 6-7 minutes on each sideCooking...

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Aldo Coppola Hair Tips and...

1. What at-home treatment would you recommend to your customers to keep hair looking healthy? Using lemon and orange juices on the scalp helps prevent hair loss and...

Gourmet Girls

Darwin Brasserie at Sky Garden

Darwin Brasserie at Sky Garden 1 Sky Garden Walk, London EC3M 8AF skygarden.london Tel: 0333 772 0020 When the opportunity arose for the Gourmet Girls to try the new...

Style spotlight

Pink is the New Black

If there’s one colour that you should be thinking about it’s pink. Maureen Wool Coat, Sandro, £420.00: Harrods; Tiered Crystal Ring, Oscar De La Renta, £300: Harrods;...


Silver surfers going nowhere

It may not be official but, as far as I’m concerned, Sandi Toksvig is a National Treasure. As if cheering us all up with her wicked wit were not enough, she recently got...


What if the Nazis had won?

Oh goodo, a wartime drama. Cue wide-brimmed hats and vampish frocks, staccato dialogue, lots of smoking and heroic derring-do against the Nazis. Only in SS-GB (Sunday,...


First-class yakety yapp

A while back, the disgustingly talented Jake Yapp – best known for his turns as the innuendo laden old trouper Dora Dale, his appearances on Charlie Brooker’s Screenwipe...

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Housekeeping Couple
Hands-on Housekeeper & knowledgeable Gardener/Handyman. Practical experience required for beautiful English owned house north of Carcassonne, which is never let. [...]


Couple Required
Couple required from Easter 2017 to look after country house and domestic animals. Must be dog lovers and able to care for and exercise owners' horses. [...]


Part-time Outside Work
A part time job has become available at a beautful country estate in Linconshire. Minimum 12 hours per week with duties to include mucking out horses (no riding), walking and feeding dogs, general handyman and garden maintenance. [...]


Chef Live-in
If you have a passion for cooking healthy, nutritious meals and would like to work in a superb kitchen in the West Country read on. Daily cooking and dinner and supper parties. [...]


General Manager
Our client, a high-end bakery in Devon, are looking to recruit a committed, enthusiastic and ambitious General Manager to head up their successful and expanding team. [...]


Residential House Matron
Oundle School is one of the country’s premier co-educational boarding and day schools. The School is spread throughout the historic market town of Oundle, which is approximately 12 miles from Peterborough. [...]




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