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That’s Not My Age podcast: Lyn Slater (AKA the Accidental Icon) on How To Be Old

That’s Not My Age podcast: Lyn Slater (AKA the Accidental Icon) on How To Be Old

  Lyn Slater and I have met several times over the years, in New York – and she attended both my book launches with her partner Calvin. The former professor, writer, activist and ‘ref...

by Alyson Walsh12 comments

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The natty silk neckerchief for an instant outfit boost

The natty silk neckerchief for an instant outfit boost

  Are you leaning in to spring, right now? It’s tempting to pack away the Gore-Tex trainers, rain coat and cashmere but it’s too early to go casting clouts.

by Alyson Walsh — 28 comments

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Expert wardrobe decluttering advice from professional organiser and founder of A Tidy Mind: Kate Ibbotson

Expert wardrobe decluttering advice from professional organiser and founder of A Tidy Mind: Kate Ibbotson

  ‘I haven’t always been tidy! I wasn’t a hoarder, but was what I’d describe as a clutter-bug, with a bit of a shopping addiction,’ admits professional organiser, life c...

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Creative Women at Work: Carolyn Denham, the maker-designer behind Merchant & Mills

Creative Women at Work: Carolyn Denham, the maker-designer behind Merchant & Mills

  ‘An antidote to modern life.’ That’s how Carolyn Denham, 59, describes the haberdashery business that’s captured the zeitgeist with its workwear-inspired clothing patterns, its gorgeous...

by Tessa Boase — 32 comments

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Let’s hear it for herringbone!

Let’s hear it for herringbone!

Love me a bit of herringbone. The fabric not the fish skeleton – I’m vegetarian.

by Alyson Walsh — 13 comments

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Is your smart phone ruining your memory & making you less smart?

Is your smart phone ruining your memory & making you less smart?

    Cast your mind back to a time before smartphones, when instead of tapping away on your small screen, we did mental arithmetic to split a restaurant bill or work out our earnings, carried...

by Adrienne Wyper — 11 comments

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