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Five tips for sensitive skin this winter

This has been a tough winter for those who, like me, suffer from sensitive skin. There are loads of reasons that these issues become...

Six unusual weather phenomena to watch out for this winter

As temperatures drop across the UK as a result of the same sudden stratospheric warming which led to 2018's Beast from the East, Britain...

Vegan comfort food recipes to get you through Veganuary: Lentil bolognese

January is traditionally a time for resolutions – big commitments to worthy lifestyle changes for a "better you" this year. Many of us have...

Five lockdown workouts for people who don’t enjoy exercise

I’ve never been a particularly sporty person and exercise doesn’t exactly come naturally to me. I’m yet to experience a runner’s high or a...

Five ways to rejuvenate your home without redecorating

Having spent the majority of 2020 cooped up within the same four walls, it’s likely that many of us are slightly sick of that...

Eight iconic works of art inspired by stormy weather

Over the last week, Britain has been buffeted by thunderstorms, the humid August heatwave going out with a literal bang. However, as the UK...

As The Crown is renewed, here are five of the best movie monarchs

It’s very clear The Crown is here to stay – at least for another two seasons, that is. Showrunner Peter Morgan’s protestations that the...

Three of the best film allegories of all time

An allegory is defined as “a story, poem, picture or movie that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or...

Five no-cook summer dips for a stress-free garden party

The last thing that’s on our to-do list in hot weather is to slave over a hot stove, but that doesn’t mean we can’t...

As Eurovision heads to America, here are the top ten entries ever

Ah, Eurovision: the contest Europeans love and Brits love to hate. (And just like the EU, it seems Eurovision probably doesn’t like us much...