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Your Brain waves……
Be a winner! This week, our tip of the week will receive a great product from Addis! This two piece rattan effect bathroom set is perfect for a quick makeover. This stylish bathroom set includes a 5L swing bin and a durable toilet brush. They are har
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Stars
www.theastrologyroom.com Catch Claire live on Facebook This is the week you finally decide which way you are going to go with the professional paths in your life. You have been compromising for far too long now. By admitting this you will find yourse
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MY GIRL’S BIRTHDAY WAS ONE TO REMEMBER! I LOST HALF MY BODY WEIGHT IN LOCKDOWN JUST MARRIED AND WE WERE BOTH FIGHTING FOR OUR LIVES GORGEOUS FASHION FROM NEW LOOK On Sale THURS 15 APRIL ■
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Look Amazing!
Hair loss affects most women to some degree. In the normal hair cycle, up to 100 hairs are lost every day, however new mothers will experience a greater number. Postpartum hair loss can be scary, but it’s totally normal and it should steady out withi
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Editor: Gail Shortland Senior Writer: Hannah Poon Feature Writers: Rosie Crass, Nia Dalton, Monica Meade Senior Designer: Victoria Elliott Designer: Yazz Williams Junior Designers: Hollie Moxham, Mel Walter ■
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One In A MILLION!
Walking through our local area, we came across a cake sale. Taking a closer look at the stall, they were raising money for Cats Protection. ‘Wow,’ my son Joss beamed, looking at the delicious display. We’d recently adopted our own cat Margherita from
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True Crime
When the sun went down in 1985 Los Angeles, Richard Ramirez terrorised its residents. Dubbed the Night Stalker by the press, Ramirez broke into people’s homes in the middle of the night and murdered the innocent victims. One of the most notorious ser
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Solve It In 7
THIS WEEK Improve your intuition While we may not realise it, we are all gifted with intuitive abilities. However, if we don’t use it, we find it nearly impossible to tap into. The Intuitive Lifestylist, Laura Wilson-Brown (www.intuitivealchemy.co) s
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Health News
1 in 5 Brits are affected Most of us welcome summer with open arms as the warm weather and long days start to emerge. But, sneezing, itchy eyes and runny noses become too familiar for 13 million of us in the UK who suffer from hay fever. As the polle
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One Last Dance
Flicking on the TV, Dr. Michael Mosley popped on my screen. Giving all of his healthy eating advice in August last year, I was definitely intrigued. I’ve always been a fit and healthy person. As a lover of dance, I’ve been doing the tango, modern jiv
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Heads Together
Scouring the internet, we tried to find pretty ivory headbands for the younger flower girls to wear on the big day. ‘Nothing looks comfortable,’ Charlotte sighed to me. My twin sister Charlotte was getting married in November 2014, and we couldn’t fi
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Cross It!
JUST FOR FUN Solve the puzzle to find a word. Fit the words back in the grid and the letters in the highlighted squares spell out the answer. We’ve put in one word to help. Pin Pip Pit Ply Pry Diet Dips Diva Isle Uses Stand Straw Weird Wired Answer E
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Two for TEA
Lying on the ground, one of our newborn alpacas seemed to be struggling. ‘Is she OK, Mum?’ my son Casper, quizzed. ‘I think we better bring her in the house,’ I told him, scooping the fluffy little creature up and into my arms. It was July 2020, and
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Genius or TOTALLY BONKERS?
Dogsy face air freshener, £12.99, Dogsy.co.uk Turn your dog into a wonderfully smelling freshener. Choose from eight fun scents. Verdict: GENIUS! Fur-breze your car! Sugar house snow globe, £21, RedCandy.co.uk Fill this dome up with sugar, screw on t
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Crack It!
Work out which letter each number represents. When you’ve filled the grid, put the correct letters into the answer boxes at the bottom to spell out a word. We’ve given you five to start you off. JUST FOR FUN
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Lockdown Locks
We spoke to three passionate individuals that took the plunge to follow their dreams and start their own businesses. They were all shortlisted for eBay’s 2020 Business Awards, and are sharing their stories to motivate you. Walking into the salon, I a
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Bend Over Backwards
Walking into my daughter Roxy’s bedroom I gasped at the sight of her. ‘Hi Mum!’ she giggled, laying on her front, bent in half, her legs over her head with a pen in her foot. ‘I’m just doing my homework!’ She’s 13 now, and has been shocking me and my
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Sudoku!
To solve the puzzle, each 3 x 3 box, each column and each row must contain the numbers 1 to 9. Solve the puzzle, then read down the numbers in the highlighted squares for the answer.
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Follow It!
Solve the puzzle to spell out a term related to the picture. The arrows show you where to put your answers. The answer is spelled in the yellow squares. JUST FOR FUN Statement wallpaper! Rolls start at £15 at I Love Wallpaper. For more visit www.ilov
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Food And Drink
OUR MUST TRYTRY Haig Club Mediterranean Orange Spirit Drink, £25, major retailers nationwide. Just in time for the summer, Haig Club have launched a brand new Mediterranean Orange flavoured spirit drink. The fruity new flavour is on sale now. Pret Fr
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Your Style Eco Vintage
An oversized shirt is a wardrobe staple. Look good with good intentions! Bag a pair of organic jeans made using natural processes. To celebrate the Clarks CraftSport launch, Clarks worked with an allfemale team to capture unique doorstep portraits of
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Keeping Safe
BIG health story Heading out the front door, my guide dog Caesar led the way. ‘Good boy,’ I said, handing him a treat for his efforts, as we stopped at the side of the road. My faithful companion since September 2019, Caesar was a Labrador cross Retr
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Fill It!
Complete the grid then read down the shaded squares to reveal the hidden answer. Clue: University term. JUST FOR FUN 1 Bacon slice (6) 4 Unseemly (8) 10 Burial ground (9) 11 Scottish landowner (5) 12 & 21Ac. 2021 Sci-Fi film based on a young adult no
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What Is Friluftsliv?!
Friluftsliv means ‘free air life,’ and is the Nordic concept for getting out into the great outdoors! Here are some friluftsliv inspired picnic products so you can get out and enjoy nature. Pronounce it: ‘free-loofts-looftsliv ■
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Animal Magic
PET NEWS It’s the time of year when many households plan a big spring clean. But did you know lots of cleaning products can be toxic to our four-legged friends? The Kennel Club has rounded up some advice on keeping your dog safe when you spring clean
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Your Home
Find Habitat in Argos and Sainsbury’s! ■
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Changed Forever
Peeling open my eyes, I could hear rustling from downstairs. My then 11-weekold son Mannix had kept me awake all night, so my husband Vinny, now 42, let me sleep in that morning. Usually, I’d be up and helping with the routine of getting our daughter
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Picks Of The Week
DON’T MISS This three-part documentary series follows teen activist Greta Thunberg as she seeks to raise awareness of the accelerating climate change. Greta wants us all to act now so we can slow down the growing environmental disaster. This revealin
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Easy Eats…
Treat of theweek Serves 6 □ 500g Barilla Fusilli□ 1 jar Barilla Ricotta Sauce□ 1 large aubergine, cut into 2cm cubes□ Mozzarella (125g), cut into 1cm cubes□ 2 ripe tomatoes, cut into 2cm cubes□ 3 eggs, boiled (6 minutes), peeled and sliced□ 10 basil
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A New Woman
Waiting patiently in the doctor’s surgery for my check-up appointment, I planned what I was going to cook for tea. Maybe a vat of cottage pie? I thought to myself. And I’ve got some chocolate in the cupboard for dessert! It was August 2019, and I wei
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