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Profiles

Farewell to Debo

Deborah, the Dowager Duchess, has passed away aged 94.Her son, the Duke of Devonshire, today announced the death of his mother in a statement from Chatsworth House, the...

First Impressions

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: MEERA SYAL MBE

MEERA SYAL MBE

What are you working on at the moment? A new David Hare play called Behind The Beautiful Forevers for the National Theatre. I am also attending the Breast Cancer Care...

Profiles

How to measure the Queen

Eminent sculptress Frances Segelman is no stranger to sizing up the rich and famous. But she was wary of wielding her calipers around Her Majesty’s visage. ‘I was so...

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Pets

Pugs, Boxers & Glorious Chow Chows

Pugs & Chow Chows

We three siblings grew up in a household that at one time or another had two guinea pigs, a rabbit, two chickens, about 15 stick insects, three goldfish, four cats and...

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Augustus' women

Nunc est bibendum – ‘Now let the drinking begin!’ – sang the poet Horace when he heard news of the death of Cleopatra, ‘…a woman so out of control that she could hope for...

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FIRST IMPRESSIONS: LIZ PICHON

LIZ PICHON

What are you working on at the moment? Tom Gates book eight is slowly taking shape. I’ve roped my husband into writing and producing music for the bands in the stories,...

Profiles

Alan Johnson

The ‘best prime minister we never had’ is sitting on a tangerine chaise longue in The Lady offices, drinking a cup of black tea and talking about nappies, chauvinism and...

Features

Picture perfect

Audrey Hepburn once said that owning a ‘Cecil Beaton photograph was like owning a beautiful painting’, and she was well placed to judge. Hepburn was one of his greatest...

Pets

dogs

A tale of five dogs

Take them to the vet before you have a chance to get fond of them,’ said my friend. ‘There’s a good one in town. He’ll put them down for you. It’s the only way, Mary.’ I...

First Impressions

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: SIR ROGER MOORE

SIR ROGER MOORE

What are you working on at the moment? Selling my new book, Last Man Standing, and preparing for a UK theatre tour with my one-man show. It’s all tightly scripted and I’m...

Profiles

The King killers & me

Charles, 9th Earl Spencer, has a confession to make: he’s spent quite a lot of time perusing a rather macabre website called executedtoday. com. Only because he’s a...

Features

What's your lucky date?

It’s said that we ‘make our own luck’, but I wonder to what extent this is true? For me, ‘luck’ has always appeared to be an elastic sort of concept, often dependent on how...



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Horoscopes

What the stars have in store for you this week.September 19 - 25

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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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