Joan Collins

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FIRST IMPRESSIONS: LORRAINE KELLY

‘I could talk all day…’

What are you working on? I appear on breakfast TV and on my own show, Lorraine. In August, it will be 30 years since I joined TV-am as Scottish correspondent. I went on to...

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LESSONS from WIDOWHOOD

My husband Tony died quite suddenly three years ago at the age of 69. One day at our house in Cornwall I kissed him goodbye before going for a walk with a girlfriend. When...

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MY PUSSY PANDEMONIUM

PUSSY PANDEMONIUM

I am drinking coffee in my neighbour Ted’s kitchen. He is recounting his success with rainbow chard and pak choi seedlings while tipping sugar straight from the packet into...

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'A gentleman never...

Iconic star of The Avengers, Patrick Macnee smiles knowingly and dodges the awkward question that I have dared to toss his way: Who was the most appealing of the three...

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Thanks a bunch, Granny

They say you never forget your first bunch of flowers. Mine arrived early in the morning on my 21st birthday. I opened the door of my university house (still a little...

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Around Britain in five cakes

The chain coffee shops found in every British city offer French-inspired croissants and American-style brownies. But don’t we Brits have our own teatime treats, our own...

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7 THINGS I LEARNT FROM KNITTING

7 THINGS I LEARNT FROM...

CASTING ON HELPS YOU TO MOVE ON Jen Silverman, the young woman who taught me to knit, handed me a pair of knitting needles and a skein of yarn, took a long hard look at me,...

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Downstairs at the real...

Kelly WeatherleyMy husband and I were employed as a couple in Highclere Castle – he was a caretaker, and I was the assistant housekeeper. We worked there for a year in...

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'The three ages of woman:...

On paper, the prospect of two septuagenarians rekindling a teenage romance must have looked somewhere between gloomy and twee. ‘I get scripts all the time,’ says Anne Reid,...

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How British are YOU?

How British are YOU?

Recently, immigration has been all over the news. Debates have raged in the Palace of Westminster, city flats and village cottages. In the new year, controversy was sparked...

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From nanny to novelist...

It sounds dramatic and farfetched, but it’s true. This is how it happened. In the 1970s, aged 15, I discovered I had been scratched from the O-level list (due to ‘erratic...

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Noah's girl

I loved the lights, I loved the adrenaline. I even loved learning lines. I was completely obsessive.’ Emma Watson’s passion for acting took hold at just six years old. As a...

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A last glimpse of our lost animals

A last glimpse of our lost...

They are grainy and sometimes out of focus. And if they were of anything else, they’d probably long since have been thrown away. But these pictures are anything but...



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