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In This Issue…
Over To You • LETTERS ON THE March ISSUE
SEE THE WORLD… …DIFFERENTLY
Rocket Science • A slice of humble pie is on the menu for Olly Mann in this month's column…
Dame Helen Mirren “I’ve Had To Stand My Ground In My Career” • Dame Helen Mirren is the very essence of “worth it”. The national treasure and L’Oreal ambassador explains why that message is as important today as ever, and how she wants to rebrand beauty
Dr Edith Eger I REMEMBER… • Dr Edith Eger rose from the ashes of Auschwitz to become a renowned psychologist and author. Throughout everything she has faced, the 93-year-old has held on to hope and remained resilient, calling each challenge and circumstance a gift. Now, with two New York Times bestsellers and the legacy of a multi-generational family, Dr Eger reflects on her journey toward happiness and acceptance
The place to go when you can’t go anywhere The past
Our Mysterious Sense of Smell • The world’s leading researchers are unlocking facts about the least understood of our senses
FRESH INSIGHTS, THANKS TO COVID-19 • Many of us have a new appreciation of our sense of smell
HOME TRUTHS • We’ve been spending a lot of time indoors since COVID struck, but could we make our homes healthier?
Ask The Expert: Boosting Mental Health • Psychiatrist Dr Chetna Kang is chair of the mental health advisory board for Doctorpedia, the world's largest network of medical websites.
Mental Blocks • Can a stint of mental illness affect your future? Dr Max is confronted by the question this month
The Doctor Is In
The Music Of Memory • Why do some songs stay in your head for a lifetime? Our memory expert Jonathan Hancock explains
DYNAMIC DUOS • Researchers are continually finding that certain foods deliver an even bigger health boost when consumed together. Make the most of these nutritious foods by teaming them up
My Britain: Worcester
If I Ruled The World Paul Gervais • Artist and author of the PEN/Faulkner Award finalist, Extraordinary People, Paul Gervais’ latest exhibition is a series of portraits inspired by Lucian Freud
LOVED TO DEATH: A SHORT HISTORY OF PET CEMETERIES • Lynne Wallis looks at the fascinating tradition behind grieving our beloved pets and its evolution since the Victorian era
Shrimp-Fishing By Horseback • On the Flanders coast, a centuries-old tradition survives
A FEAST For The SENSES • Look beneath the surface of Delhi’s never-ending chaos and you will find treasures both great and small
My Great Escape: Hail Halifax • No need to fly: our reader Brian Conduit found inspiration close to home…
GREENHEART TREEWALK • Vancouver
Getting Your Credit Report Right • This month, Andy Webb offers expert practical advice on the tricky subject of credit reports
On The Money
World Kitchen Mexico: Concha • This month’s recipe comes from chef Elena Reygadas and her restaurant Rosetta in sunny Mexico City. Concha, meaning “shell” in Spanish, is a traditional Mexican sweet bread roll which gets its name from its round shape and the striped, seashell-like pattern
Leafy Landscapes • A...