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Flowers

The art of wedding flowers

Weddings

Where to start? How do you create an individual look given that there is such a wealth of flowers and foliage to chose from? Wedding flowers have a long history going back...

Theatre

TOP of the FLOPS

‘flopsicals’

It’s 1926 and the actress and singer Belle Baker is panting for a Broadway hit. The chances are that she might have it delivered at the New Amsterdam Theatre in a Flo...

Profiles

Debbie vs Dolly

Dolly Parton Born 19 January 1946 (age 68) Home town Sevierville, Sevier County, Tennessee, US Genres Country, pop, bluegrass, gospel Years active 1955 to present Labels...

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WWI Facts

WWI Facts

A British soldier had to be 19 years old to fight overseas, but 250,000 underage boys fought on the front line. The youngest was Sidney Lewis, aged 12. Jack Cornwell, 16,...

Profiles

An officer & a gentleman

From Major Dick Winters in Band Of Brothers to Marine Sergeant Nicholas Brody in Homeland, Damian Lewis has made a name for himself in the military. Well, on television at...

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WOMEN AT WAR

WOMEN AT WAR

In July 1914, before the outbreak of war, 3.2 million women were in employment. By January 1918 this had risen to 5 million. Some 22 per cent of women who were unemployed...

Profiles

Why Dame Maggie is the...

Early in 1967 Maggie Smith phoned me at my office at the Daily Mail. ‘Would you come to the flat for a drink tonight?’ she asked. ‘There’s something Bobby and I want to...

Features

Young at heart..

Michael Rosen bounces into the room in his publisher’s offices, with a contagious smile and eyes glinting with mischief. The 68-year-old former children’s laureate, a cross...

Antiques

Cross Channel BARGAINS

French bargain hunting

Mark Franks has been antiques hunting in France for 25 years and says ‘the good thing about France is there are certain things over there that are hugely cheaper than they...

Pets

THE CAT PHONE…

Skype

Type the word ‘cat’ into Google and you’ll get 491,000,000 results, including 297,000,000 cat videos. Coupled with the fact that there are 8.5 million cats in the UK, it’s...

First Impressions

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: SALLY GUNNELL

I’m good at doing cartwheels

What are you working on? I’m a brand ambassador for the Lake District Dairy Co. We are trying to get the message across just how important it is to eat healthily and to...

First Impressions

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: ROSALIND AYRES

I get dizzy on a thick carpet

What are you working on? I’m doing a production of The Importance Of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde with a lovely cast – Nigel Havers, Siân Phillips, Niall Buggy, Christine...

First Impressions

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: KATHERINE JENKINS

I love Raymond Blanc

What are you working on? Apart from being in the studio working on my new album, I am preparing the programme for my performance at Le Manoir Aux Quat’ Saisons. It’s an...



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Daily tip from the lady archive

"BEAUTY may fade and riches be lost, but a sense of humour ripens with the years, and cannot be stolen. It remains a very real solace, and a talisman against the ills of life."

The Lady. The Invaluable Possession 2nd May, 1912
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Housekeeper / Mother's Help

for a lovely family on a large estate in Hampshire.
You will be asked to run the house and also to take charge of the usual cleaning, to include Laundry.


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Horoscopes

What the stars have in store for you this week.July 18 - 31

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Q: A recent survey has revealed the Top 10 things British women would love to do but are too scared. Have you done any of the following?

Sing in public / karaoke - 10.6%
Ask for a pay rise - 6.2%
Travel or holiday alone - 27.7%
Do a naked photo-shoot - 6.2%
Get a tattoo - 3.8%
Have a bikini wax - 4.9%
Get your hair cut very short - 10.6%
Ask someone out on a date - 3.8%
Quit your job - 19%
Have cosmetic surgery - 7.3%
The voting for this poll has ended on: 13 Jun 2014 - 09:12
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