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Brilliant BRUNCHES
A dreamy flavour and colour mix, these fritters will become a favourite! ✣3 organic eggs✣50ml (2fl oz) whole milk✣100g (3½oz) gluten-free oats✣1tsp gluten-free baking powder✣15g (½oz) dill, plus extra to serve✣3 spring onions, washed, trimmed and c
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An Offer I Can REFUSE
“‘I’m really discovering myself,’ said Mrs Beasley, as we walked through the woods together. ‘I am finally beginning to find out who I really am.’ The dog snorted at this, and frankly I could not have put it better myself. Mrs B, who is stepping do
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Love And The LAND GIRL
Tyneside, spring 1941 ‘Are you all right, my dear?’ Uncle Charles was standing at her desk before Sarah even realised he was in the office. ‘You look exhausted.’ She smiled wearily. ‘I haven’t been able to sleep properly since the other night…’ Uncl
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THE Interview
Not too bad,’ Laura told the bedroom mirror. She smoothed down the sleeves of her trouser suit and adjusted the good-luck necklace that Joe and Josh had bought her for Mother’s Day. After the divorce, the redundancy, and an expensive car-repair bill,
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3 Ways To... Break A Bad Habit
‘Whatever you’re trying to avoid, ie wine or chocolate, make sure it’s not accessible,’ says Harley Street psychologist Professor Margareta James. ‘The brain establishes habits quickly. It doesn’t discriminate between good and bad ones,’ says Prof Ja
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Good to SHARE
While visiting family in Tiverton, Devon, we came across this perfect picture. The horse that pulls The Great Western canal boat was resting under a shady tree, having his lunch. Katie Gooding, Tidworth, Wiltshire I always look for the craft articl
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Naps Are Good For You
Sleep deprivation can make us struggle to remember things – that’s because memories stick in the brain when we’re snoozing. Scientists think a half-hour doze can boost the brain’s ability to retain information, so keep naps short, and ensure you stic
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Get 10% off
your next order at theknittingnetwork.co.uk To claim your discount, enter code WWS721 at the checkout or call 01795 570303. Terms and conditions: One use per customer. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion. Offer ends 20 Jun
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Bobbling ALONG
Approximately 77cm/30¼in wide and 98cm/38½in long. 2 x 400g (817m) balls of Stylecraft Special Aran with Wool (20% wool, 80% acrylic) in Soft Mint (3979)*. Pair of 5mm (No 6) knitting needles; cable needle. 18 stitches and 24 rows, to 10 x 10cm, over
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4 Fixes For... Mouth Ulcers
Use a soft-bristled toothbrush and try antimicrobial mouthwash, but do not use toothpaste containing sodium lauryl sulphate. Eat softer foods, and drink cool drinks through a straw. Avoid very hot or acidic drinks such as fruit juice, or very spicy,
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3 Of The Best... Rural Novels
Wonderfully witty, Stella Gibbons’ hilarious comic novel with a wildly far-fetched plot will have you in stitches. The first of James Herriot’s fictionalised tales of life as a Yorkshire vet, which became a hit TV series. It’s said the hardest thin
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‘When I’m Weaving, Any Negative Thoughts Or Anxieties Are Washed Away’
Siobhan Martin, 28, from Brighton, is the founder of Shiv Textiles weaving kits. While working in textile mills during my Textiles degree, I couldn’t believe the waste. Excess stock sat in warehouses or went to landfill. Mills ordered double the ya
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Sisters and DAUGHTERS
I was terrified of the whole thing. I couldn’t help thinking that this was the worst time to be meeting my sister, the only person (except for my kids) who shared my genes. Family life was hard enough without an addition to the dynamics and an inject
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Ms Stem Cell Therapy
Mesenchymal stem cells are precursor cells found in bone marrow. Their repair-promoting properties in animal studies suggests a role in managing several neurological diseases. A new phase II study in 48 patients with active multiple sclerosis has rep
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New Read Senbazuru
£12.99, MICHAEL JOSEPH This is a meditative guide to folding Japanese paper cranes – a tradition that symbolises hope, peace and healing. The art has been recognised for its mental health benefits, and this book is by meditation expert Michael James
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You Wore It Well
My friend Elaine (right) and I were on holiday in St Helier in Jersey. We were both 18. I loved my tan skirt with concealed pockets. I bought it in C&A. ✢ We’d love to see how great you looked in any era up to and including the 1980s. Please send a
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A Slice Of Turkey
THE STAY Turkey’s Turquoise Coast – also known as the Turkish Riviera – stretches languidly alongside the sparkling Mediterranean Sea, taking in the popular towns of Fethiye, Ölüdeniz, Marmaris and Kalkan. The small, traditional village of Üzümlü per
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‘My Funny Old Week’
WHERE I’VE BEEN Mainly luxuriating at my home in Hackney. WHO I’VE MET Dame Joan Collins for lunch. She’s terrific. Like everyone, she hasn’t liked the lockdown, as she’s felt restricted, but she doesn’t let herself get down. She’s very optimistic.
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The Comfort Of CRAFTING
Lisa Dobbs, 49, from Hull, is the founder of Wee Woolly Wonderfuls crochet kits. Staring at a YouTube tutorial, with a ball of wool in my hands, I was baffled. I’d hoped it’d be fun to learn a new skill, but crochet was all confusing abbreviations a
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How To Improve Your MEMORY
Those embarrassing ‘forgetful moments’ might be pretty familiar, especially if you’re aged 50-plus. But, interestingly, they occurred in our 30s too – we just didn’t worry about them as much then! The good news is it’s possible to stay sharp, especia
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STYLISH Stitch
✣Patterned or plain fabric ✣ Scrap fabric ✣Contrasting sewing thread ✣ Small scissors ✣Fray check (optional) 1 With your sewing machine set to a scallop edging stitch, sew a couple of practice rows on your piece of scrap fabric. This will help
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The Beauty Of BERRIES
To make this extra special, we’ve added a swirl of blueberry to the meringue base for a marbled effect. ✣100g (3½oz) frozen blueberries✣ 1tsp cinnamon✣ 2tsp cornflour✣45g (1½oz) pistachios, chopped✣4 large egg whites✣200g (7oz) caster sugar✣200ml (
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3 Jobs To Do In The Garden
Trim old lavender flowers, removing around an inch from this year’s growth. This will keep your plant healthy for longer and ensure plenty of flowers. After checking carefully for bird nests, clip back evergreen hedges. You can pop the clippings int
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‘I Hope Crafting Has Found A Permanent Place In People’s Hearts’
Sammy Bishop, 31, lives in Edinburgh and is the founder of Paraffle embroidery kits. I was a few years into my PhD when I taught myself to embroider so I could make a gift for my mum. I needed something to take my mind off my workload. I enjoyed it
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‘I’m Optimistic About The FUTURE’
Like many people working in the creative arts industries, choreographer Arlene Phillips’ life is completely different compared to just over a year ago. ‘I’ve seen more of my partner since the first lockdown than I have in the entire 36 years we’ve b
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All about SKIN
Pai Skincare The Light Fantastic, £44, paiskincare.com One for skin that’s easily irked, this fragrance-free oil absorbs into skin quickly with no greasy residue. Alongside ceramides and antioxidants, it uses a natural muscle relaxant to reduce skin
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What you’re WEARING
Tell us about your look I love colour – the bolder and brighter, the better! I usually pair bright colours with black to tone them down, but this time I decided to colourblock with hot pink and red. This outfit is from Coast. I’m wearing wide-leg tro
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True Or False?
Aspirin was developed as far back as the ancient Egyptians True. The word ‘aspirin’ comes from ‘Spiraea’ – plants that contain natural sources of the drug’s key ingredient, salicylic acid. The ancient Egyptians used willow bark, which contains sali
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Exercise To Help Your Heart
A large study combining data from 10 European longitudinal studies has shown that of nearly 30,000 people who experienced a heart attack, around 5,000 (17%) died within 28 days and, of these, 3,000 (60%) died instantly. Risk of sudden death was signi
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