Woman & Home1 min de lecture
Book Of The Month
Every once in a while there’s a book that stays with you – whether the subject resonates, makes you think or quite simply shocks. The Husbands does all that, and more. Successful attorney Nora is house-hunting, which takes her to a small neighbourhoo
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Cocktail Anyone?
Gin’s answer to a mojito. If you want a longer serve, top it up with soda water and serve in a highball glass with a small mint sprig. MAKES 1 50ml Hernö Gin25ml lime juice15ml sugar syrupmint leaves, with extra for garnish coupe glass and a coc
Woman & Home2 min de lecturePsychology
How Did You Score?
You’re resilient and optimistic, which means you effectively shake off anxious thoughts. Be careful you’re not suppressing genuine worries. Dr  Sophie Mort, psychologist and author of A Manual for Being Human (£14.99, Simon & Schuster), believes we m
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Star Sign Of The Month
CANCER 21 JUNE – 22 JULY Expect luck or fabulous news around the 5th. Make the most of it when the Cancer new moon on 10 July creates potential for positive change. A power struggle could erupt on the 17th. YOUR MONTHS AHEAD The influence of Plu
Woman & Home3 min de lecture
‘Nothing Fazes Me Now’
What’s your earliest memory of acting? When I was small I was really shy, but at nursery I would go straight to the dressing-up box. I was an only child so I was always making up stories and pretending to be different characters. When I was three, I
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The course of true love may not run smoothly – it feels like your partner’s blocking you somehow, but the 13th has potential to be your most romantic day. Call 0905 789 4154* and choose weekly, monthly and yearly updates There are moments when you’
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GREEN Made Easy
Tempted by online offers to try a new mattress for anything up to a year? Unfortunately, these customer-friendly refund policies aren’t very environmentally friendly. The return rates for online mattress brands are much higher than standard retailers
Woman & Home4 min de lectureCooking, Food & Wine
If we Brits were defined by a season, it would have to be summer. What is more quintessentially British than a day at the seaside, with squawking seagulls and sunburnt shoulders? Mediterranean resorts are all very well, with their reliable heat and w
Woman & Home6 min de lectureCooking, Food & Wine
Midsummer light Bites
In Denmark, this recipe is often made with ‘rygeost’ – a young smoked cheese. It’s hard to get outside of Denmark, so use cottage cheese. Makes 2 open sandwiches 2 slices of dark rye bread, buttered1 x 10cm piece of cucumber, halved, deseeded and
Woman & Home2 min de lecture
Despite being dismissed by many model agents at the start of her career due to her signature gap-toothed smile, Lauren Hutton’s career as a model has spanned nearly six decades, with numerous Vogue covers, a million-dollar modelling contract with Rev
Woman & Home3 min de lectureArchitecture
One of the top garden trends, pergolas are a stylish way of adding structure and shade to a patio area. Pergolas can be attached to a house to stretch the space or used as a stand-alone feature. Train climbing greenery such as clematis and honeysuckl
Woman & Home4 min de lecture
Golden GIRLS
The world’s greatest sporting show will be very different this year. Delayed from 2020 because of the pandemic, there will be fewer cheering crowds in Tokyo. However, Team GB is expecting to take 380 athletes to Japan – and the good news is that, for
Woman & Home8 min de lectureFinance & Money Management
Taking the PLUNGE
Coronavirus has caused many of us to reassess what we want out of life. Lockdown has made us look at our homes, driving up property prices as homebuyers seek more space and new locations, freed by remote working. Almost a third of buyers, and one in
Woman & Home6 min de lecture
Woman & home AMAZING WOMEN AWARDS 2021
We’ve been bowled over by the nominations for our Amazing Women Awards, and this month, we celebrate the three finalists in two categories. Don’t Tell Me I Can’t… celebrates women who, through determination and grit, have notched up incredible achiev
Woman & Home2 min de lectureArchitecture
Romantic VISION
One of the UK’s most celebrated gardens, Sissinghurst is steeped in romance, harking back to a dreamlike era of drowsy summer afternoons, breathless with the scent of old roses. Almost hidden among the tall hedgerows of the Kentish Weald, the site wa
Woman & Home1 min de lecture
Bake With Flowers
Get baking this summer with a joyful treat to share with family and friends that also celebrates seasonal produce. With the garden in full bloom, now is the time to pick elderflowers, pansies, nasturtiums, cornflowers, primroses, herbs, cherries and
Woman & Home3 min de lecture
Books to Escape With
To travel is to live, said Hans Christian Andersen. But what happens when you can’t hop aboard a plane and fly away? With some holiday restrictions still in place, how will we reach those faraway lands this year? Thankfully, no one can stop you escap
Woman & Home1 min de lectureMedical
Need To Know
✢ Psoriasis is a skin condition that affects around 2% of people in the UK. ✢ It can occur anywhere on the body and appears as red, scaly or crusty patches that are often sore or itchy. ✢ Psoriasis is not contagious and is thought to be related to th
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‘Every Day It’s A Miracle That We’re Here’
The greatest lesson I’ve learned in life is to make no judgements about people until you’ve spent time with them. I think we’re so preprogrammed to have a certain opinion about somebody. A person is a person and they’re really interesting – they will
Woman & Home2 min de lectureFashion
Garden Party
✢ When it comes to trousers this summer, the wider the better, and this lightweight pair will elongate legs. ✢ Stock up on floaty printed blouses that you can pair with jeans, tuck into midi skirts or team with relaxed-fit trousers. ✢ A timeless tril
Woman & Home5 min de lectureFashion
Shop the TRENDS
If ever there was a time to shop smart, it’s now. Summer is here, our social lives have finally left the sofa and work no longer consists of endless Zoom calls. Trawling online for nice tops and statement earrings got us this far. Now it’s time to
Woman & Home2 min de lectureFinance & Money Management
SMART With Money
If you’ve built up a credit card debt, save hundreds by moving it over to a balance-transfer card with an interest-free offer. By avoiding interest, your repayments will reduce the debt more quickly. Around 54% of credit card balances rack up inter
Woman & Home1 min de lectureMedical
Exercise Comfortably
Tight-fitting gym leggings and sweat can irritate ‘down there’, so if you have vaginal dryness – as a result of the menopause – it could make you feel uncomfortable. Try Dr Wolff’s Vagisan Moisturising Cremolum, £12.99 for 16 pessaries, boots.com ■
Woman & Home2 min de lectureMedical
‘I Was Housebound With PSORIASIS’
‘I’ve always been a keen walker, with a real sense of adventure. After meeting and marrying my husband, we settled in Aberdeen and together had a lifelong ambition to see the world. After we retired, I began to make travel  plans. But my dreams wer
Woman & Home5 min de lecture
Coming HOME
The plane is full. There was an air of anticipation when we took off, the cabin filled with chatter and movement, but now we’re 18 hours into the flight, and everywhere is quiet. Most people are asleep – or trying to sleep. Some are reading, or watch
Woman & Home4 min de lecturePsychology
Tweak a little, CHANGE A LOT!
As the world moves towards normality, you might have examined your old way of life and vowed to make some changes. If you want to achieve these goals, go big or go home is how the saying goes. But, according to our experts, you’re far more likely to
Woman & Home1 min de lectureCooking, Food & Wine
Cook A Healthier Barbecue
Jane Clarke, nutritionist and founder of Nourish Drinks, says there is so much more to cook over the coals than bangers and burgers. The chargrilled smoky flavours can enhance fish, veggies and even fruit – and you’ll benefit from the extra nutrients
Woman & Home1 min de lecture
Does My Life Make Me Happy?
Change – stepping out of your comfort zone – can be difficult. Some may be compelled by a creeping sense of dissatisfaction, keen to do something that makes them happy for their remaining decades. Others may have change forced upon them, by redundanc
Woman & Home1 min de lecture
No matter where you’re going or what you’re doing, summer is the perfect time to lose yourself in a book. So a very warm welcome to our 14-page summer reading special. Book Club editor Zoe West brings you reviews of all the latest titles, plus revea
Woman & Home2 min de lecturePsychology
The Self-help Books To Boost Your Body And Mind
✢ Living Well Through the Menopause by Myra Hunter and Melanie Smith (£14.99, Robinson) The menopause brings about physical, mental and emotional changes, which can make you feel like you’re just keeping your head above water. Based on a wealth of re
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