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  • The End of the Road? 6 Apr 18

    When St Pancras International announced it was to run a series of special events, exhibitions and installations leading up to the station’s official 150th birthday this October, the programme was... Read More

  • A Life More Fabulous 23 Mar 18

    At the age of 65, self-confessed makeup junkie Tricia Cusden brought home an expensive selection of high end cosmetics after being convinced by the advertising message that they’d make her look... Read More

  • Larks by the Lorry Load 9 Mar 18

    Bill Bailey is buzzing. After a gap of two years, the comedian has embarked on a major nationwide tour with a show entitled Larks in Transit, combing in one unique package Bill’s trademark hilarious... Read More

  • The Golden Age of Ocean-Going 9 Feb 18

    My maternal grandmother, the daughter of a cranedriver at the Clyde docks, was fond of reminiscing about the past, and of telling me about our family’s years in America, after migrating there during... Read More

  • Soairse Shines 9 Feb 18

    Still only 23, Saoirse Ronan has found the role of a lifetime. Such a preposterously premature statement may seem like PR hype, but when you’re the star of the highest-rated movie ever – at least... Read More

  • Love and Marriage… 26 Jan 18

    For Jane Austen, it was a truth universally acknowledged that marriage was the end goal. Her heroes and heroines might have dilly-dallied on their way up the aisle, but there was never any doubt... Read More

  • A Giant Bear of a Man 26 Jan 18

    It says plenty about skewed human priorities that while the Rothschild banking dynasty is famous, not to mention envied, for its massive wealth, the contribution made by several family members to... Read More

  • Tough Love 26 Jan 18

    While he’s undoubtedly one of Hollywood’s biggest draws, it’s nice to see Liam Neeson has remained as humble as ever. Despite a phenomenally successful four-decade commitment to the big... Read More

  • Declutter Your Life 29 Dec 17

    I send my car for its annual MOT and service in late December: a chance to get it checked as the year draws to a close, and to ensure any problems are dealt with as a new one begins. Even if it... Read More

  • The Unlikely Hunter Gatherer 29 Dec 17

    Many people nurture a vague hope that, at some point in the future, they’ll be able to ditch a humdrum day job to do something more imaginative. Few, however, have the pluck to put their dream... Read More

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