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Shopping In The Comfort Of Your Home

Price, selection and convenience all make shopping online great. If you don’t have any knowledge you could be a victim. Read the information and tips presented here to be a

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House of Cardin review – genial fashion futurist with an eye for expansion

After a somewhat breathless opening section – yes, we get it, Pierre Cardin was a genius – this genuflecting documentary settles down into a watchable portrait of the late fashion

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From the archive: horses take over the whole Magazine, July 1969

It was the occasion of the Royal International Horse Show at Wembley and its 100,000 visitors that prompted the Observer Magazine to dedicate a whole issue to equine enthusiasms (‘To

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He had an affair when I was at my lowest. Can I trust him again?

The dilemma It’s the usual. He was unhappy, he didn’t feel wanted, blah, blah, blah… We’re in our mid-50s, not married and no children. Together for 16 years and friends

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Give gavi a go – the workhorse wine that really shines

Araldica Valle Vento Organic Gavi, Italy 2019 (£13.99, Virgin Wines) All supermarkets have a gavi and usually it’s a dry white that is slightly more interesting than the cheaper generic

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Cool mornings at the beach hut

Fluttering wrens the size of new-born mice. Freckle-chested song thrush serenading sunrise and sunset from the topmost tip of the pine. Humming bumblebees the size of, well, wrens. Spring is

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Rock this look – sultry eyes and pale lips

I love the juxtaposition of dark eyes and pale lips. Classic, rock’n’roll works across ages and skin tones. You just have to adapt it to your comfort zone. A smudgy,

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Sunday with Samira Ahmed: ‘I usually have five or six books on the go’

Sunday morning? I make a pot of coffee when I wake at 6am, then get back into bed and spend two hours reading. I started doing it in lockdown and

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