• Motoring On… with Confidence, Power and Grace 7 Apr 17

    The woman who opens the door to me and ushers me through to the living room of her Loudwater home is elegant and beautifully spoken. It’s only when she offers to make tea that I notice her lilting... Read More

  • Scent and Sensibility 10 Mar 17

    A particular brand of baby shampoo, freshly popped champagne, the perfume I wore to get married – these are all smells that have the power to mentally transport me to a particular time and place... Read More

  • Health Resolutions 30 Dec 16

    1. ESSENTIAL OILS WILL MAKE A BIG COMEBACK Shona Wilkinson, nutritionist at superfooduk.com, says, “Essential Oils have been around for many, many years but have been forgotten about a bit. Their... Read More

  • 10 Hacks To Help Hang Up Your Hangover 9 Dec 16

    Firstly, what is a hangover? Most of us have found ourselves, at one time or another, suffering the effects of overindulgence. It’s all a bit of a pain in the… well… head, as Shona Wilkinson... Read More

  • 15 Ways to Reclaim Your Waist 2 Sep 16

    1. EAT LITTLE AND OFTEN Dr Marilyn Glenville says: “Try to keep your blood sugar levels and energy levels stable by eating something every three hours. Eat breakfast, lunch and dinner plus a snack... Read More

  • Beautiful Age

    We live in a wonderful era where science has made so many leaps in so many directions that we can easily look as young as we feel. And it’s not about invasive surgery either, because the... Read More

  • Are you TATT? 1 Jan 16

    Insomnia: ‘habitual sleeplessness; inability to sleep’. It sounds so innocuous, but it’s a huge problem for those afflicted. And when a child asks innocently ‘How many sleeps until…?’, for... Read More

  • Sit Up And Listen 10 Apr 15

    Medically, presbyacusis (also called presbycusis) is about as common as the cold – my mother has it, and so do at least half of her friends aged over 60 – so why, I wondered, had I never heard... Read More

  • I'm So Stressed… 14 Nov 14

    Stress can affect anyone, young and old, and is a completely normal reaction that we all experience from time to time when we’re placed under abnormal pressure; such pressure turns into stress... Read More

  • A Bit Of A Drink Problem 17 Oct 14

    My name’s Heather Harris and I am teetotal. There. I said it. A secret I have hidden from friends and family for years, for fear of being ostracised, is finally out in the open. So many... Read More

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