• Wax Works 12 Dec 14

    If you want to share the red carpet with Kate Winslet this Christmas or kiss Prince William without being arrested, Madame Tussauds is the place to do it. From Kings and Queens of England, to... Read More

  • He's Behind You 12 Dec 14

    Pantomime is a surprising amalgam of a variety of rich artistic traditions. It has its origins in the Bacchanalia of ancient Rome (when the word pantomimus referred to the performer, rather than the... Read More

  • Look At Life: DIY 12 Dec 14

    Ah… Christmas Eve. An exciting time for any small child – presents under the tree, stocking at the end of the bed, mince pies and sherry out for Santa, the constant tapping of the hammer... Read More

  • Coriander 12 Dec 14

    To be packed on a mid-week evening is a real credit to this still new restaurant. We’re more than spoilt for choice locally when it comes to Indian cuisine, but Coriander cleverly turn the tables on... Read More

  • Battle For The Skies 12 Dec 14

    Coverage of the centenary of the start of the First World War has primarily concentrated on trench warfare and on those who lost their lives on the Western Front. The battle for the skies is often... Read More

  • The World's Best-Selling Pot Plant 12 Dec 14

    Native to Central America, where it flourishes particularly well in southern Mexico, the Poinsettia (botanical name: Euphorbia pulcherrima) was long known by its Aztec name of Cuetlaxochitl. For the... Read More

  • Love Me, Love My Kids 11 Dec 14

    To blend: ‘To mix smoothly and inseparably together’. It’s a definition that works fine on the Great British Bake Off but in a family, the risk of curdling is a genuine concern. The trouble... Read More

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