Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Hunter Davies: ‘I didn’t know about my wife’s schoolgirl diaries’

The Secret Diary of Margaret Forster, 13¾ is not the actual title of a book by the late novelist and biographer. It is, however, an accurate description (minus any Adrian Mole-ish teenage angst) of one...

From quitting smoking to getting out of debt: Guardian readers on the resolutions they...

New Year resolutions are made in the hope this year will be different, we’ll have a new start, ditch habits that have been holding us back and take up those that will lead...

Anna Jones’ recipes for four vegan soups | The modern cook

A shiny new year brings promise – promise that we can live a year even fuller than the last. It’s a time for taking stock (quite literally in the case of this week’s...

Treves and Hyde, London: ‘A fitting end to a year of cheer’ – restaurant...

Treves and Hyde, 15-17 Leman Street, London E1 8EN (020 3621 8900). Meal for two, including drinks and service: £90 The last dish to land on my table in 2017 is a ray of...

A new year that changed me: a sexual awakening, and a lesson in loss...

In my family there is a before and an after: one event against which everything else is measured. The new year that changed me took place just “before”, and my memories of it...

It's in the jeans: why the humble denim jacket is the new power dressing

You can tell a lot about a decade by its most overused words. The noughties had “bling bling”, which evolved into the slightly more refined but essentially similar “fabulous”. The nineties were all about...

What links Gliński’s hexagonal, Displacement, Transcendental and Fischer random? The Weekend quiz

The questions 1 Who were targeted by the 1913 Prisoners (Temporary Discharge for Ill-Health) Act?2 What reached its greatest extent in AD117?3 On TV, where did José Feliciano become Demis Roussos?4 What contains around...

From the time Trump's tweets disappeared to David Davis's Brexit diary: satirists take on...

What happened that time Trump disappeared from Twitter? Only Joe Lycett knows On 3 November 2017, President Donald J Trump’s Twitter account was taken down for 11 minutes. For those moments, the world had...

Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for fried party snacks for new year and beyond

Room for one more party, yes? Just one more slice of cake and one more glass of wine? New Year’s Eve marks the line between one year and the next, of course, but...

Matt Moran's zucchini and feta fritters with yoghurt dipping sauce

These fritters are a tasty snack for vegetarians and carnivores alike. They’re extremely versatile too – I love them with poached eggs for a weekend brunch or paired with a herb and tomato...

Vegan Advise

Patisserie Valerie wants dough for Gail's bid

Patisserie Valerie is preparing to tap investors for tens of millions of pounds as it bakes a takeover bid for the company that...