Thursday, January 18, 2018

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Power dressing: why fashion has never been so important

From the Golden Globes black-dress-code protest to Kim Jong-un’s suits and Meghan Markle’s M&S jumper, fashion is the news channel to watch Fashion statements: (from left) Meghan Markle wears M&S; Pep Guardiola supports Catalan...

Mail-order magic: the rise of subscription witchcraft

From jewellery and herbs to candles, crystals and incense, wannabe witches are signing up to monthly subscription boxes for all their spell-casting needs A subscription box from The Witches Heart. Photograph: thewitchesheart.co.uk Here is something to...

Sudoku 3958 medium

Click here for the printable version. Fill the grid so that every row, every column and every 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. For a helping hand call our solutions line on 0906...

Anna Jones’s recipes for puff and filo pastry pies

Make your leftover vegetables sing by baking them into a crisp pastry shell. A delicious way to use up leftover veg: a filo pastry pie topped with feta. Photograph: Emma Lee for the Guardian Most...

How was your weekend running?

Races aren’t just about medals and biscuits at the finish. Ok, well, maybe they are quite a lot about biscuits at the finish. But they are also about being able to push yourself...

Sanxia Renjia, London: ‘Enough excitement for a month’ – restaurant review

Sanxia Renjia, 36 Deptford Broadway, London SE8 4PQ (020 8692 9633). Meal for two including service: £50-£75 There is just one other person at Sanxia Renija, in Deptford, when we arrive for an early...

Nigel Slater’s apple recipes

Even now, in the depths of winter, there is a crush around the apple stall at the market and, failing that, the greengrocer still has Russets in fine fettle. The Coxes, always late...

Keep quiet: can a silent retreat in Bali really soothe the soul?

In Tabanan, central Bali, there’s a silent meditation retreat set in emerald rice paddies with a view of Mount Batukaru. For a neurotic native New Yorker, it wasn’t a natural fit. Being in...

Whose HQ is the George Bush Center for Intelligence? The Weekend quiz

1 What was contained in letter of 2 November 1917 to Lord Rothschild?2 What city was known to the Vikings as Miklagard?3 Who fooled Polyphemus by saying his name was Nobody?4 “By parents...

Yotam Ottolenghi’s sage recipes

Elizabeth David, one of the great sages of food writing, was no fan of sage: “It deadens the food with its musty, dried-blood scent,” she wrote in Summer Cooking (Penguin, £9.99). Sage is...

Vegan Advise

Sir Richard Branson tells Virgin Trains to lift ban on Daily...

Branson says decision was taken without his knowledge and company should not be seen to be ‘censoring’ or ‘moralising’ Sir Richard Branson said Virgin...