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Recruits at grenade throwing practice at a resort in the north-west of England, during World War II, 25th July 1940

Bad day at the office? Try these life hacks from the military

“Do not waste a single vertebra,” says Major General Paul Nanson CBE, in Stand Up Straight, his book of life…

30 Jan 2020

Style sourcebook: how to recreate Virginia Woolf’s Monk’s House

Capture Virginia Woolf’s Bloomsbury group aesthetic with bold prints and painted furniture

14 Jan 2020

How to train a fruit tree

‘Trained fruit has gone beserk!’.  Christopher Smith who runs inspirational edible plant nursery, Pennard Plants in Somerset, is relishing the…

Winter Sun: Gentle Monster Merylnn Sunglasses, £203

Perfect protection from winter sun, whether at home or on the slopes

14 Dec 2019

Party season: Tank Copper Whisky Set, £150

With the party season in full swing, don’t let your glassware let you down

13 Dec 2019

Ready, set, go: Aesop Departure Kit, £45.00

If you’re planning a jet-set year, Aesop have put together this little pick me up travel kit to help you and your skin remain refreshed and rejuvenated en route

12 Dec 2019

Naadam Essential Sweater V Neck: $75

A buttery soft cashmere jumper is a wardrobe basic everyone should have.

11 Dec 2019

Which NATO world leader has the best taste in shoes?

Why Justin Trudeau made a sartorial faux pas with his brown Oxfords

11 Dec 2019

A guide to James Bond’s watches

Ian Fleming loved to pepper his novels with brand names and nowhere was this more true than 007’s watch

9 Dec 2019

How to survive social media during the election

Things can get pretty heated online during election time. Here’s how to keep your cool.

6 Dec 2019

How to choose a Christmas tree

Top tips from the Duke and Duchess of Sussexes’ Christmas tree supplier

4 Dec 2019

What to wear when canvassing

Look sharp while you knock on doors with our guide to what to wear during the election campaign

3 Dec 2019

Britain’s best toyshops

Inject some originality into this year’s stockings with our guide to the best independent toyshops

29 Nov 2019

The best gadgets to buy this Christmas

Look no further for your essential gadget gift guide for 2019

28 Nov 2019

The 10 best gifts for foodies

Keep the food lover in your life happy this Christmas with our seasonal gift guide

The gardeners’ gift guide

From spades to pots, here’s how to delight the gardener in your life this December

21 Nov 2019

Where to buy lights in London

Good lighting can transform a room. Lighting at home needs to be practical, of course, for reading, studying, cooking and…

18 Nov 2019

The best electric bikes: AnalogMotion AM1 Plus reviewed

The AnalogMotion M1 Plus delivers the dream electric commute without the hefty price tag

13 Nov 2019

The dos and don’ts of afternoon tea

Navigate your way through the etiquette of afternoon tea to ensure your get the very most out of this iconic British experience

8 Nov 2019

The do’s and don’ts of John Bercow’s wardrobe

Being short is not a barrier to being stylish unless one tries to compensate

30 Oct 2019

The best electric bikes: VanMoof Electrified X2 reviewed

Both speedy and secure, this bike offers the dream commute – at a price

28 Oct 2019

6 Brexit-themed costumes for Halloween

Brexit provides no end of inspiration for this year’s Halloween costumes – from the zombie deal to Vampire Rees Mogg

25 Oct 2019

How to plant a scented garden

Fill your garden with unusual scents with these five aromatic plants

Should you sign off an email with an ‘x’?

Communication can be a perilous business in our digital age and nowhere is this more true than emails

16 Oct 2019

Where to buy antiques in London

Antiques promise individuality, which may be the reason why they are enjoying a renaissance in the world of interior design…

15 Oct 2019

London’s finest hotels for art lovers

When it comes to art, some of the capital’s big name hotels have just as much to offer as leading…

10 Oct 2019