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Lights Out Ladies!

Follow one woman's tales from the staffroom of a quaint, newly co-educational, English boarding school in deepest, darkest Dorset. (*all names have been changed.)

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Slummy Single Mummy

Jo Middleton is a freelance writer and mother of two girls, aged 17 and 10, who enjoy relentlessly winding each other up in high-pitched voices. Jo writes the award-winning blog Slummy Single Mummy and likes to escape from real life with wine, biscuits and TV reruns of Miss Marple mysteries.

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  • Simple pleasures

    Tuesday, 23 April 2013
    Stop the press. This week I have been outside without my coat.It’s a small thing, but a blue sky and a warm breeze makes all the difference to how I feel on any particular day.If you don’t take time out to focus on what makes you happy, it is all too easy to get caught up in the day-to-day tedium of parenting alone. Washing, cleaning, cooking – adm ...
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Lady Television

The Lady's low down on what's hot on the box. Our TV expert Michael gives thoughtful analysis and freewheeling nonsense in equal measure, letting you know what you should be tuning in to

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  • WEEKEND TV PREVIEW: The Secret Of Crickley Hall

    Friday, 16 November 2012
    Winter is the best time for ghost stories. That's why there's always an MR James on at Christmas. It's why we don't have Hallowe'en in July.Stranded between the year's two spookiest holidays is The Secret Of Crickley Hall, (Sunday, 9pm). It may sound like a mysterious Noel Edmonds vehicle, but it is in fact a major three-part spine-tingler based on ...
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Ask Nicky

Got a fashion dilemma? TV presenter and fashion stylist Nicky Hambleton-Jones, former star of Channel 4 show 10 Years Younger, is on hand to help.

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Down & Out In A London Kitchen

Esther Walker started a food blog called Recipe Rifle in 2009 when desperate and unemployed. In 2010 she married restaurant critic Giles Coren and far, far too quickly had a baby daughter, called Kitty.

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