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I'll have a 99 with petrol sprinkles!

I’ll have a 99 with petrol sprinkles! American professor of religion says the world has become obsessed with ‘natural’ items and methods despite them not always being the best option Alan Levinovitz debates ‘natural’ things versus ‘unnatural’ things in a new book American professor of religion, feels the worship of nature has become religious He […]

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How the Lancaster was more than just an aircraft

Bomber like a startled stallion: How the Lancaster was more than just an aircraft and stood for ‘a symbol of British freedom’ and ‘a monument to those who gave their lives in the war’ John Nichol describes visiting RAF Museum, Hendon, in company of Ron Needle Ron Needle, 93, was a former rear gunner in […]

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SHELLEY KLEIN shares her childhood home

My father’s swear words were ‘Laura’ and ‘Ashley’: SHELLEY KLEIN reveals what life was like in her childhood home that was designed for her aesthetically-minded dad Bernat The See-Through House tells of how our childhood home and parents intertwine As a teenager in the 1970s, Shelley deeply resented the lack of a bedroom door The […]

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Roll back the years with rumba

Roll back the years with rumba: How JANE GORDON embarked on a series of difficult challenges to ‘future-proof’ herself in both mind and body Jane Gordon had 60mph terrifying car accident which left her severely bruised  Sixtysomething-year-old Gordon makes clear that this is a ‘a Botox-free book’ To monitor her progress, she undergoes a series of […]