Thames Lido; pic: Andre Pattenden

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  • Creating a Splash 20 Apr 18

    “Lidos are to swimming pools as lingerie is to underwear,” said the late environmental campaigner, writer and confirmed outdoor swimmer Roger Deakin, creating an image that perfectly sums up the... Read More

  • Featured Restaurant: Bricklayers Arms 20 Apr 18

    On a dank April evening The Bricklayers Arms stands proudly in the tiny hamlet of Flaunden like a beacon in the gloom. Inside, this 18th century Grade II listed pub – cosily decorated in warm... Read More

  • Sense and Sensitivity 20 Apr 18

    It’s known as an echo chamber – a metaphorical description of how ideas and beliefs are amplified or reinforced by repetition inside social media. I love reading about beauty and skincare and I... Read More

  • Winter Sun with Personality 20 Apr 18

    The thing to appreciate about Sri Lanka is that, while it’s not very big, every journey is of epic proportions. A few kilometres might not sound like much, but on the country’s crowded roads... Read More

  • Seeing Red 20 Apr 18

    The thing to appreciate about Sri Lanka is that, while it’s not very big, every journey is of epic proportions. A few kilometres might not sound like much, but on the country’s crowded roads... Read More

  • Another Day at the Office 20 Apr 18

    Martin Freeman has spanned the genres; comedy, sci-fi, action, costume drama – even those scenes in Love Actually where he and co-star Joanna Page were regularly in the buff. But on this last... Read More

  • Look at Life: Adult Friendships 20 Apr 18

    When we were younger, friendships blossomed from a combination of proximity (living on the same street, being in the same class at school) and shared interests (going to ballet lessons, supporting the... Read More

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