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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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Blooming beautiful

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

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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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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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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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Halloween pumpkins: How to carve guide

All Hallows Even, Hallowmas, Samhain, All Saints or just plain Halloween; it is an evening to entertain the granchildren so brush up on your pumpkin carving skills with Craig Glenday.

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Fashion statement: The way we wore

It was easy to be chic when we were younger. It was just a matter of sewing bells onto everything. But, argues Susi Rogol, trying to stay stylish in later life is a struggle thanks to blinkered shops and designers.

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Drugs, sex and roll ‘n’ roll – dinner party conversation

The dinner party conversation topics remain the same, it’s just that the drugs we talk about now are statins, we bemoan the lack of sex and debate whether we’ve left rock’n’roll behind or vice versa.

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