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What does home mean to you?

To mark International Women’s Day (8 March) homelessness charity St Mungo’s has launched a new legacy fundraising campaign, focusing on women’s homelessness and asking what home means to you.

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Cardigans and anoraks won't cut it: why there should be more fashion for older men

Ania Sadkowska says there is a significant disconnect between marketing and older male audiences – but how can the fashion industry make ordinary older men feel more included.

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Do you know the real value of your jewellery?

How much? Auction house Bonhams launches ‘January Jewels’ campaign to reveal the true value of little-worn or inherited jewellery and precious stones.

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Triumph: the reincarnation of an iconic British brand

Mike Cooray and Rikke Duus look at the reincarnation of Triumph and the essential lessons for other British brands that need to reinvent themselves.

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33 things the over 60s don't miss about being younger

Two thirds (63 percent) of over 60s say they are happier now than they have ever been ... and the don't miss the strife that comes with being young.

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Brexit no barrier to travel for over 50s

Article 50 has been invoked and the pound has lost value. However, three quarters of over 50s are planning a holiday this year as sense of adventure remains strong.

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Bordeaux: the 2015 vintage

God does weather but can he do macroeconomics too? Michael Edwards tastes the state of the Bordeaux wine industry.

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Mercedes Driving Experiences at Brooklands

Michael Edwards road-tests a thunderous Mercedes AMG and an unstoppable 350 ML

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Grands Crus de Bordeaux 2013

Have winemakers’ heroics saved the day for Bordeaux reds after an année horrible? Michael Edwards tastes the evidence

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No cars were harmed during the writing of this review

Ford’s new look C Max is tortured to the limit at the Lommel Testing circuit in Belgium writes Michael Edwards

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TESLA Model S: Simply Electric

Michael Edwards revels in the sleek lines and next generation features of the zero emissions Tesla Model S - and adds it to his Christmas list.

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10 step guide to retiring abroad

Escaping to a place in the sun is the retirement idyll that many of us dream of - but before dream can become reality there are plaenty of things to consider.

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Understanding Feng Shui

Can the spatial arrangement of your living space really have a positive effect on your energy and wellbeing?

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Don't fall for the Scareware threat

Browser hijackers and fake virus warnings are becoming more and more common, but how do you protect yourself?

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Return of the Good Life

A demand for The Good Life is coming back as the ambition to become a smallholder booms

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Edward Enfield - 50 years in the garden

After retiring do you really want a new media career? The Oldie, Watchdog and the BBC all wanted a bit of the Enfield magic, but the man himself is perfectly happy in his garden.

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Ethical livestock: The holy cows of Hertfordshire

Michael Wale discovers an altogether kinder approach to raising cows at George Harrison's old haunt – with added Eastern mysticism and an ex-Royal Marine turned Hari Krishna as manager

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Small steps to averting food crisis

European and global agriculture faces a huge challenge to ensure food security for a greatly increasing global population. Michael Wale investigates a simple, sustainable solution.

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Blooming beautiful

Looking for a pleasant escape from the city? Visit this exquisite lavender field in Surrey!

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Eat British ... but not organic!

Michael Wale talks to Ladies in Pigs campaigner and farmer Jane Tomlinson about the challenges of running her own business and the cost of the organic market.

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Software Review - 'System Mechanic 10'

Rather useful when the PC stops behaving

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Toxic fun on Britain's beaches

Because it's not a proper holiday without sewage or bitter complaints about sewage. Staycation, anyone?

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Salute 2011 - games without frontiers

Alexander Hay has a day out with the tabletop generals at the popular yearly wargames event

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Triodos: The good bank

Peter Blom explains how ethical bank Triodos sailed through the economic downturn unscathed.

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Mike Duckett - making hospital food better

Michael Wale gives us food for thought on hospital food

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2011 London Drinker Beer & Cider Festival - the lowdown

Beer, more beer and cider is given a thorough review and then some at this year's instalment of the CAMRA boozefest

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Colin Tudge and the electronic farm college

Michael Wale talks to Colin Tudge, respected broadcaster, science writer and environmentalist , about his small scale, local vision for future farming.

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30 Things you can do now that you'd never dream of doing when you were young

A few years ago a friend’s son very considerately decided to marry an Australian girl he’d met in London. What was considerate was the fact that the young couple decided on down-under nuptials thus giving those who had known the groom since birth a reason to cross the world to hitherto un-visited territory and to plan a trip that included some fairly exotic stop-overs.

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Beer Writer of the Year Awards 2010: Interview with Adrian Tierney-Jones

Heard of the Beer Writer of the Year awards? No, I haven't either, which is scandalous as they've been running since 1990. Also, because I like beer.

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Creative arts: Drawing a line under my lack of talent

Martin Goodkind muses on the creative spark that has seen elephant dung and unmade beds turned into an art form and wonders where it all went wrong for himself.

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