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Tippi Hedren, The Hitchcock Blonde Who Created a Traumatic Masterpiece in Marnie

Sean Connery and Tippi Hedren in Hitchcock's Marnie Out of all Hitchcock's films, it is Marnie I cannot forget, although Vertigo comes close. It's thrillingly relentless, filled with cinematic beauty, a fizzing script shot through with black comedy and utterly
Sustainable Fashion

Happy Birthday Jennifer Ehle, Jane Austen's Celebrated Miss Elizabeth Bennet!

Happy Birthday Jennifer Ehle, Celebrated for her portrayal of Elizabeth Bennet in the BBC adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice in 1995. We take a look at Jennifer's life in film, stage and tv and show you how to wear the empire line in the 21st Century in iconic slow fashion.

Hedy Lamarr - A Galaxy of Stars for a Film Goddess and the Inventor of Frequency Hopping

Hedy Lamarr, inventor and film goddess was born in November 1914. Alison Jane Reid celebrates her mind as the inventor of frequency hopping and we explore how to emulate her image as a Hollywood icon of golden age style in suitably starstruck fashion.
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Emily in Paris has Been Indefinitely Detained in the City of Love!

Emily in Paris is a hit and Netflix has announced that it Lily Collins and Ashley Park will return in the lead roles for series 2 of Darren Star's sequel to Sex and the City.

Organic Chicken with Olives, Fennel, Potatoes, Lemon and Thyme

Baked organic chicken with the flavours of the Mediterranean with olives, fennel, thyme, potatoes and lemon. The recipe is from our friends at Riverford Organic, farm to fork organic food heroes.

John Bell and Croyden - The Queen's Pharmacy Launches Same-Day Covid-19 Tests in London

John Bell and Croyden - The Queen's personal pharmacy offers same-day Covid-19 tests at its central London. store on Wigmore Street and in Selfridges.

Abisko Aurora Lights Gleam from the Midnight Sky in Sweden

A photo essay on the Northern Lights taken in Sweden. Nasa has announced that the sun is starting a new solar cycle 25 this season. Get ready for more aurora displays this winter.
Recipes

Dr Michael Mosley's Low Carb Smoked Salmon Sushi with Cauliflower Rice

Dr Michael Mosley's Fast 800 low carb smoked salmon with cauliflower rice to help flip the metabolic switch. Improving your metabolic health with protein food swaps helps to treat obesity and type two diabetes.

Slow Down and Make an Authentic Prawn and Mushroom Bhuna with the Curry Compendium

Add spice and warmth to your winter slow cooking with an authentic recipe for prawn and mushroom bhuna from the Curry Compendium by Richard Sayce.

Mindful Cocktail: Walking on the Beaches, Looking at the Peaches

A delicious seasonal recipe for a tropical peach cocktail with lower sugar content. The cocktail is inspired by Harry's Bar in Venice and devised by our favourite artisan cocktail maestros at The Mindful Mixology Company. Just add slices of organic, white perfumed peaches.

Johnny Depp and the Gin Fizz!

The Gin Fizz, the cocktail invented by Jerry Thomas in 1887, with a healthier, low sugar recipe twist from Mindful Mixology. The cocktail was a favourite of depression-era bank robber John Dillinger, played by Johnny Depp in the film Public Enemies.
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