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Sunflowers: a feast for your eyes, and for pollinators | Alys Fowler
Now’s the time to sow these jolly giants, our gardening expert says, but beware: bigger isn’t always better

Alys Fowler

10, Apr, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Can the UK’s independent shops bounce back?
As stores reopen, one city cobbler is optimistic, while at the hairdresser’s, the waitlist is growing

Introduction by Sarah Butler Interviews by Deborah Linton

10, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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A rich New York playboy with a famous surname – what if JFK Jr had lived? | Hadley Freeman
He and his wife, Carolyn Bessette, endured the cruelty of the press long before Harry and Meghan

Hadley Freeman

10, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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What links Marianne Faithfull with Queen and Bing Crosby? The Weekend quiz
From billiards to the Black Sea, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz

Thomas Eaton

10, Apr, 2021 @6:01 AM

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Fit in my 40s: am I fat-shaming my dog if we work out together? | Zoe Williams
In a wall-sit, you should ideally hold your dog in your arms. I have to file that under ‘might work on a cockapoo’

Zoe Williams

10, Apr, 2021 @6:01 AM

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‘A small, sanitised existence’: what effect will the pandemic have on today’s babies?
When my first child was born, there were parties, flights, bus trips, visitors. My second son arrived into a very different world

Richard Godwin

10, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Blind date: 'I looked her up online before the date – I'm not sure what she made of that'
Kate, 48, nutrition consultant, meets Stephen, 48, census administrator

10, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Tim Dowling: is the dog-fox friendship sweet – or a bad omen?
The fox looks at me. ‘You have to go,’ I say. But it doesn’t move

Tim Dowling

10, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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All tomorrow's parties: the promise and possibility of nights out after Covid
After nearly a year of pandemic restrictions, Elle Hunt relishes a return to nightlife, albeit awkwardly – and finds unexpected cause for optimism

Elle Hunt in Wellington

09, Apr, 2021 @8:00 PM

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My brother used to bully me. Now, when I hear from him, I panic
It’s OK not to take his call, says Annalisa Barbieri. You are not responsible for his happiness

Annalisa Barbieri

09, Apr, 2021 @2:00 PM

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I’m bingeing on TikTok and cat videos: here’s my way back from the abyss | Romesh Ranganathan
Over the past year, I’ve reconnected with my laziest self. Now I need a jump start

Romesh Ranganathan

09, Apr, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Anticipating a good time is half the fun | Coco Khan
I can taste the rosé in cheap plastic cups, smell the burnt barbecue skewers: imagining post-lockdown life is a pleasure in itself

Coco Khan

09, Apr, 2021 @1:00 PM

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