Life and style

Blind date:’ For some reason I said yes to every alcoholic drink’

Gavin, 37, ice cream shop owner, satisfies Rob, 40, software developer Gavin on Rob What were you hoping for ? The love of my life. Failing that, good food and good company. First impressions ? An impressive beard. What did “were talking about” ? Work, holidays, yoga, snowboarding, Rob’s voluntary work, politics( unfortunately ), going …

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‘Happiness is contagious too’: caring for each other builds us feel better- experts

World Happiness Report names Finland the happiest country and shows us how to move forward after the coronavirus outbreak, say experts The coronavirus crisis is giving the planet opportunities for positive change that it cannot afford to waste, are consistent with experts involved in the eighth annual World Happiness Report, out today. The report, which …

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How we stay together: we are in discussion perfectly everything- but we fight fair

Kristen Erskine and Gordon Campbell have learned when to leave things alone: Dont be afraid of conflict but sometimes deferring it is OK Names: Kristen Erskine and Gordon Campbell Years together: 27 Occupations: Academic and editor ” We hollered from Inverness all the way to the Isle of Skye .” Kristen Erskine and spouse Gordon …

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All hail Madonna, a 60 -year-old woman who won’t be quiet | Fiona Sturges

The pop singer is still defying the critics who tell older women to fade away, says arts novelist Fiona Sturges Is Madonna dead ?” my daughter asked recently, while we danced like moronics in the kitchen to Vogue. Having expended a good few months inculcating my child with Madonna’s back catalogue, I realised I’d told …

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Purists v partiers: the combat between two popular nudist resorts

One of Floridas oldest and most staid communities, Lake Como, and nearby Caliente Club struggle with being misunderstood and with each other Mike Kush punches the gas on a golf cart, the wind tousling his grizzled ponytail.” You seem hot ,” he says, waving a disapprove hand at my trousers.” Feel free to take your …

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From Rihanna’s eyebrows to slip gowns: should we embrace the 90 s revival?

The problem with 90 s nostalgia is that the decade was already backward-looking. Its dress-up and it wont last Now that Rihanna has super-thin eyebrows and slip attires are in fashion, does this mean the 90 s are back? And, as I can remember it the first time round, am I too old to carry …

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‘Happiness is contagious too’: caring for each other induces us feel better- experts

World Happiness Report names Finland the happiest country and shows us how to move forward after the coronavirus outbreak, say experts The coronavirus crisis is giving the planet opportunities for positive change that it cannot afford to waste, are consistent with experts involved in the eighth annual World Happiness Report, out today. The report, which …

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‘No food should be taboo’: how to tackle your child’s weight- without devote them a complex

A third of children are overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school. Heres how mothers can help them forge good habits and avoid creating lifelong insecurities Jusna Begum lives near the South Bank in London with her four children, aged between one and 11. When a health visitor told her that her …

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KFC to hold US trial of vegan’ chicken’ nuggets

Fast-food chain picks up on meat-free trend with test product made from plant protein KFC is to deviate from Colonel Sanders’ original” thumb lickin’ good” recipe by providing nuggets made from plants, rather than its traditional chickens. The fast-food chain said it was working with the rapidly growing meat substitute company Beyond Meat on a …

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‘Happiness is contagious too’: caring for each other makes us feel better- experts

World Happiness Report names Finland the happiest country and shows us how to move forward after the coronavirus outbreak, say experts The coronavirus crisis is giving the planet opportunities for positive change that it cannot afford to waste, are consistent with experts involved in the eighth annual World Happiness Report, out today. The report, which …

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