Life and style

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Me and my ‘she shed’: women on the joys of their garden retreats
Move over man caves! Now women are discovering what a life-saver their own private sheds can be

Nell Card

11, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Shark sketches, dinosaur drawings… my two-year-old thinks I'm a genius
My son’s ecstatic response to my drawing skills leaves me in no doubt – Damien Hirst would be blown away

Séamas O’Reilly

11, Apr, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Some home truths about DIY fertilisers
Homespun versions of fertilisers are likely to have more downsides than up, says James Wong

James Wong

11, Apr, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Airport culture is really going places, even if we aren’t
Jetting off to Magaluf may or may not be possible this summer, but just hanging out at Stansted is half the fun. By Eva Wiseman

Eva Wiseman

11, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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It’s new leaves unfurling that truly mark spring’s arrival
The rebirth of a skeletal tree is, for me, the season’s most magical element

Allan Jenkins

11, Apr, 2021 @5:15 AM

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Prince Philip: Experts tell of trauma caused by death of a lifelong partner
After decades of marriage, partners take on each others’ personality, and the trauma of loss is brutal

Harriet Sherwood

11, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Observer sudoku
Fill the grid so that every row, every column and every 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9

10, Apr, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Observer killer sudoku
Normal Sudoku rules apply, except the numbers in the cells contained within grey lines add up to the figures in the corner

10, Apr, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Australian dogs poo the weight of the Sydney Harbour Bridge each month. Where should it go?
Pathogenic and methane-producing, poo is the worst part of pet ownership. But in South Australia, a group of enterprising pet owners are piloting solutions

Natalie Parletta

10, Apr, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Sea changes: ‘My 84-year-old mother knows architect-designed McMansions now’
After retiring to her little beachside holiday shack, Stephanie Wood’s mother watched a millionaires’ row spring up around her

Stephanie Wood

10, Apr, 2021 @8:00 PM

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How we stay together: ‘We’re the middle-aged couple walking down the street holding hands’
Angela Kitzelman and Don Jarmey joke their secret is having ‘no goals’, a philosophy that’s worked for the pair over more than three decades

Alexandra Spring

10, Apr, 2021 @8:00 PM

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‘It was seen as an elderly white lady thing to do’: meet the new generation of male knitters
For the ‘sew bros’ who took up needlework during lockdown, casting on means chilling out

Colin Crummy

10, Apr, 2021 @10:00 AM

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