Author Details: Gemma Stroud

A natural ending

Green funerals offer an eco-friendly alternative to traditional services When The Archers scriptwriters decide to call time on Ambridge stalwart Lynda Snell and her long-suffering husband, Robert, and send them to that great radio studio in the sky, their funerals will break new ground – literally. The Snells have reserved their place in the village’s […]

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Soaking up the atmosphere

Help soothe away the aches and pains of the winter months by treating yourself to a spa experience Smooth moves Champneys Age Excellence range of skincare products and treatments has been designed for mature skin and aims to improve elasticity and skin tone, and target blemishes. The products contain Tetrapeptide-21, the latest beauty buzz product […]

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Bean there, done that

It’s big business but the simple fruit of a bush-like tree has a long journey ahead before it becomes the world’s best-loved beverage It’s the energising elixir that has us scrambling around for vending machine shrapnel and circling the office kettle in packs. But how does a small red cherry end up as the tall, […]

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Something’s brewing

When it comes to coffee, there are varieties to suit all tastes – and all pockets Whether you take yours short and black or skinny with a shot of caramel, coffee varieties are becoming as vast as the industry itself. Coffee is no longer just coffee. But what do all those fancy names actually mean? […]

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