Articles in Category : Lifestyle & Leisure

May 2018

Alhambra

With Liz Barry

A couple of years ago I travelled to Granada, in Andalusia, Spain with my sister with the specific aim of visiting the Alhambra. We were there in March when there was snow on the ground and the gardens were bare,

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May 2018

Family History

With Charles Wilson-Watkins

AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT… TATTOOS This month Charles departs from his usual family history and looks at the origins of body art in the form of tattoos. From my research, the history of inking your body makes for

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May 2018

Dusseldorf, Germany

With Simon Fry

OF KARNEVAL AND KRAFTWERK Simon Fry checks out Dusseldorf’s hustle and bustle in Karneval week In the streets outside Dusseldorf Hauptbahnhof (its main train station,) a team of American footballers knock about amiably and teens in knee-highs huddle together against

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May 2018

New for Old

Editor's Choice with Lesley Williams

I’m sure there are many readers, who like me have accumulated jewellery over the years. Some of it has simply gone out of fashion and some has been inherited – but ultimately it is just sitting around in a drawer

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May 2018

Darling Starling

With Lesley Williams

Romantic gestures can come in many guises. Some people favour flowers and some find that chocolate makes their partner happy. My husband knows that I buy flowers for the house on a regular basis and I don’t have a sweet

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