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Stacey’s BOOK CHOICES
I love the ambiguity in this book. Is the protagonist a victim of circumstance or a manipulative woman? It has all the ingredients I’m drawn to – a stately home, with the house almost a character itself. And there’s such a strong sense of place. I th
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The Foods To Eat
Starchy foods are an important part of the diet. ‘They should make up about a third of all the food that we eat,’ says Clodagh Hackett, lead dietitian at The Princess Grace Hospital. ‘You don’t have to avoid or restrict them because they are “fatteni
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‘I’d Be Hopeless At BEING QUEEN ’
She’s the queen of the silver screen who famously played Queen Elizabeth II in 2006, a role that won her the Academy Award for best actress, but Dame Helen Mirren insists she’d be ‘hopeless’ in Her Majesty’s court shoes. When we catch up with Helen,
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3 Eco-friendly Buys To Try
Aardvark has switched the usual meat found in pet food for a more sustainable source of protein: insects. The crunchy kibble range for cats and dogs was developed by vets for optimum nutrition and comes in fully recyclable packaging; aardvark. store
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Woman & Home
Editor Miranda McMinn Group creative director Phil Attaway Group chief sub editor Emma Badger Lifestyle director Jayne Marsden Group fashion director Paula Moore Fashion editor Hannah Hughes Deputy fashion editor Eloisa Johnson Senior fashion stylist
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Your TOP 20 NOVELS
Reading is one of life’s greatest pleasures and, during lockdown, many of us have revisited or discovered some of the greatest fiction ever written. These are the books you’ve told us you love the most. When a plane crashes on a desert island, the
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Julia’s Safari Guide
✢ Take your time. I’d recommend doing a safari over several days – you’re more likely to see a greater variety of animals. ✢ Get a guide. They make a big difference – they have invaluable knowledge of the animals, their habits and their movements. ✢
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Have a GOOD HAIR DAY
If you’ve been hankering after a new look, without too much expense, then colouring your own hair could be just the thing. It’s cost-effective, there’s no appointment required and the whole process can be wrapped up in under an hour – all from the co
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How To Get The Look
✢ Opt for pale chalky tones on walls to highlight original beams in a wood-framed property. ✢ Choose plush upholstered furniture, arranged sociably to take in stunning views outside. ✢ Warm up neutrals with soft tones – from teal and grey to rose and
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Flavours OF THE MED
Comfort food with summer colours, all bursting with rich flavour. Serves 4-6 • Ready in 1 hr 1tsp vegetable oil200g chorizo, sliced1 onion, chopped2 celery sticks, chopped1 green pepper, deseeded and chopped4 garlic cloves, crushed1tbsp Cajun seaso
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Where the WILD THINGS ARE…
South Africa has always had a special place in my heart. Not only do I have friends and family there, the stunning landscapes are phenomenal and so distinct. There’s the inland safari areas; the Western Cape, where the all great South African wines c
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Share The Love
Make this new take on fondue with any whole wheel of soft-ripened cheese. Serves 2-4 • Ready in 30 mins 115g whole soft-ripened cheese (such as Brie, Camembert or Cambozola)1 garlic clove, thinly sliced2 sprigs of thyme1tsp honey ¼ baguette, cut
Woman & Home1 мин. чтенияBiology
Four Ways To Prevent Sagging Breasts
It’s not just a bra that makes a difference. Mr Banwell says: ‘Sun damage can destroy the collagen and elastin in your skin. Collagen is a protein that retains firmness, so if this is reduced, your breasts can become saggier as the skin  loses elast
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It’s All About You!
Add your pictures by hashtagging #womanandhomestreetstyle or email wandhstreetstyle@futurenet.com to join in. ■
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Best Beauty Buys
Notes of decadent black honey and heady amber are finished with a layer of bergamot and orange flower. Tom Ford Soleil Brûlant, 50ml, £228, tomford.co.uk Delicate jasmine and honeysuckle are topped with bergamot. Aerin Mediterranean Honeysuckle in Bl
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Success At The SEASIDE
Vicky Gunn, 42, from Carnoustie, north-east Scotland, started a beach hut side hustle in 2015 that rapidly turned into a thriving venture. In September 2014, I was living in Witham in Essex and, having spent three months working away from home duri
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Back To The FUTURE
There are few upsides to lockdown, but it’s worth pausing to celebrate those that do exist. For me, it meant I could finally get round to those niggling jobs that my hurly-burly life had always prevented me from tackling – such as sorting out my phot
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How I Write
American journalist and author Lionel Shriver is an international bestseller, whose novel We Need to Talk About Kevin saw her win the Orange Prize for Fiction. Her new novel, Should We Stay Or Should We Go, explores a couple’s decision to end their l
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Listen Up
Linda Robson hosts a new podcast that celebrates life over 50. She’ll chat to guests who have discovered a new lease of life, from TGBBO’s Jane Beedle to stand-up Lynn Ruth Miller, who’s still touring at 87. Apple Podcasts, Spotify To coincide with t
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Omega oils EXPLAINED
If you’re feeling stressed, a bit run-down, or are finding it hard to get good-quality sleep, it could mean you’re missing out on ‘good’ fats. These can take the form of omega-3 fatty acids, and provide a range of benefits for the body. ‘Omega-3 fatt
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‘WE GREW UP Making Each Other Laugh’
They say that if you had a happy childhood, you don’t remember it, and I have to admit, I don’t remember that little red car I’m pushing, with my sister Anita at the wheel. I do, however, remember days like that, playing happily in the sunshine. It’s
Woman & Home1 мин. чтенияFashion
Staycation Separates
✢ Loose-fit tops in lightweight fabrics will keep you cool and comfortable, while looking chic. ✢ Longer sleeves are great if you’re conscious of upper arms, and the relaxed necklines work well for a fuller bust too. ✢ Give your arm candy a new leas
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TOWN & COUNTRY
When I was in high school, a teacher took us camping. On the first night she fried up various mushrooms we’d foraged in the forest – and pretty soon we were all hallucinating. It gave a very literal meaning to the term ‘school trip’. And I’ve been ha
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What I’m Reading
FINDING RUBY is a debut novel by Jemima Price. She transports you so vividly, you feel the terror of the tsunami. I laughed and cried. Anne Price, Creuse, France A DUTIFUL BOY is an autobiography by successful barrister Mohsin Zaidi, also a gay M
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Second time LUCKY
When Lauren and Charlie Richards first saw the sale details of their 17th-century farmhouse, the epic scale of the renovation required dampened their enthusiasm. The couple were looking for a property to grow into after the birth of their second daug
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IN CONVERSATION WITH Stacey HALLS
Hailed as one of the most exciting new historical novelists to emerge in recent years, Stacey Halls’ lyrical writing style is simply mesmerising – with her debut novel The Familiars the biggest-selling hardback debut novel of 2019. Her new novel, Mrs
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Why We LOVE Classical
Can we go and sit in a pub beer garden? I want to drag out wearing this dress for as long as possible!’, says Charlotte Hawkins, laughing. It’s just a few days after the second easing of government restrictions and, after lying low in lockdown, the p
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Abandoned
Bryony needed the ‘isolated spot’ described in the brochure like nothing else before in her life, but she hadn’t imagined somewhere this isolated. Her satnav had taken her down narrow Devon lanes, overshadowed by trees, winding between drystone wall
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And Finally…
After more than 24 years, this is my final column for woman&home. This past year has been extraordinary for all of us and, like many frontline NHS workers, I’ve been incredibly busy. I’m the senior partner in a GP practice, and for the past six month
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Join The Conversation!
I read your article on e-bikes [May] with interest. No one should dismiss them as ‘cheating’; it’s the chance to get out there. In 2015 I had breast cancer, and I now get out of breath very easily. Prior to this, I loved going out on my bike. We trie
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