Do you want to stick your middle finger up at cancer? If so, you are not alone.
Nina Reschovsky on the suffragette who died at Epsom Racecourse The recent passing of Lady Thatcher reminds us just how far women have come in the past century. Although she divided opinion, we will always remember the late prime minister as a powerful woman who wasn’t afraid to stand up for her beliefs. But, […]
Team Run For It are preparing to run the London Marathon to raise money for dementia sufferers. After months of rigourous preparation with “personal trainer” Rufus, an Irish setter who accompanies 52-year-old Stephanie Atkinson of Ilkley, West Yorkshire, and her daughter Emily on weekly runs, the duo are ready to take on London. The […]
Nina Reschovsky discovers the quaint post-colonial charm of the North African city. “What does Morocco mean to an Englishman?” asked George Orwell in his 1939 essay about the country’s dazzling imperial capital, Marrakech. “Camels, castles, palm-trees, Foreign Legionnaires, brass trays and bandits,” he concluded. Although almost 75 years have passed since Orwell described the […]
With the promise of springtime looming, it’s time to start preparing for the most important period in the gardening year. To get some tips on how to nurture your garden back to life, Nina Reschovsky speaks to Janson Lotery, director of Chelsea’s World Ends Nursery. What can I do to ensure my soil composition […]
Whatever happened to live fast and die young? Rock and roll was once a rebellion against adulthood, an ode to youth. In the 1965 song, My Generation, The Who’s Roger Daltrey famously sang: “I hope I die before I get old.” But, like many other rock stars of his day, Roger inevitably did get […]