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In This Issue…
Over To You • LETTERS ON THE May ISSUE
SEE THE WORLD… …DIFFERENTLY
Do You Read Me? • This month Olly Mann is excited to embark upon realising a life-long dream
“Sometimes You Just Want To Go Out Sword In Hand” • Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen, 55, might be the ultimate proof that it takes a good guy to play a really bad one. The king of the on-screen villain talks dance, booze and his most famous roles
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen I REMEMBER… • Flamboyant British TV star Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen is best known for the home improvement hit, Changing Rooms. Here, he looks back on his childhood and career
HOW WE SOLVED COVID • Experts the world over came together to create a vaccine in record speed. What does that mean for other health concerns?
7 WAYS TO SUMMER WELLNESS • Sunny days are here again, making this the perfect season to try some cheap, simple, open-air strategies to boost your health and wellbeing
How To Stop Stinky Feet • Foot odour is common and it’s embarrassing. But there are ways you can minimise its whiffy impact
Ask The Expert: Running • Sammy Margo is a chartered physiotherapist with a private practice in north and north-west London
The Weight Of The Past • The nation’s “obesity crisis” has Dr Max feeling nostalgic
The Doctor Is In
Memory Gets Multidimensional • Switch on all your senses and you’ll soon sharpen your recall, says our memory expert, Jonathan Hancock
DEMENTIA WARNING SIGNS • A guide to 13 symptons you should never ignore
Dementia, But What Kind?
My Britain: Bristol
If I Ruled The World Jimmy Brown • Jimmy Brown is the cofounder and drummer of the legendary reggae band, UB40. Their new album Bigga Baggariddim is released through SRG Records on June 25
EXTRAS WITH A DIFFERENCE • Some of the finest ex-military heroes are forging new careers as movie extras, and turning their expertise into first-rate entertainment
GOLDEN YEARS • My mum’s 80th birthday tattoo is just the latest example of her wild, newfound independence
CAVIAR CONS • When Russian caviar prices soared in the mid-2000s, a tiny town in the US Midwest experienced a clash of cultures, and laws
Harp Seal Nursery • Atlantic seal pups depend on this beautiful world of ice off Canada’s Magdalen Islands
PEDAL POWER • The pandemic has had one positive result: millions more Europeans have discovered the joy of cycling
My Great Escape: Parisian Romance • Join our reader Connor Hansford as he strolls the Seine
ALAMEDA BOTANIC GARDENS • Gibraltar
How To Financially Recover From Lockdown • Andy Webb on keeping your spending habits in check now that we are out of lockdown
On The Money • Andy Webb
Plant Pot-Tastic • Give your plant pots some extra height with DIY legs
Dopamine Dressing: Can Clothes Change Your Moood? • From sunny yellows to pretty pinks, this summer’s trending colours are rooted in hope and optimism. But just how powerful can a colourful wardrobe be for influencing our emotions?
H2o Glow • Jenessa Williams asks whether tanning water...