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In This Issue…
Over To You • LETTERS ON THE February ISSUE
SEE THE WORLD… …DIFFERENTLY
Model Behaviour • This month Olly Mann finds himself taken aback by his sons' niche interest…
Denzel Washington “I’ve Only Got So Much Time Left” • He’s the best actor of his generation and starring in Macbeth—so why is he calling up directors and asking for work?
I REMEMBER… Barry Humphries • Creator of housewife megastar, Dame Edna Everage, and cultural attaché, Sir Les Patterson, Barry Humphries, 88, will soon embark on a nationwide one-man tour… as himself. Here, he recalls a life crowded with a succession of eye-popping episodes
THE PROMISE OF STEM CELLS • BREAKTHROUGHS ARE POINTING TO A REVOLUTION IN HEALTHCARE
Celebrate Your Siblings • What’s the betting you fought like cat and dog when you were younger? But brothers and sisters can actually boost your physical and mental health. Here’s how
5 Facts About Parkinson’s
Ask The Expert: Dancing • Dr Deborah Lee is a qualified GP, medical writer and passionate ballroom and Latin dancer
Musical Theatre • Dr Max toys with the possibilities presented by a soundtrack to surgery
The Doctor Is In
Have The Best Memory In History! • Winning ways to learn important dates, from our memory expert Jonathan Hancock
Beware The Anti - Climax • How to handle the unexpected downside of achieving your goals
WORD - STORY COMPETITION • To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Reader’s Digest we’re relaunching our much-loved 100-word-story competition with prizes of up to £1,000 to be won
My Britain: Cheater
If I Ruled The World Roger Black • Roger Black MBE, 56, is a retired British Olympian who has dedicated his career both on and off the track to teamwork and helping others. As co-founder of BackleyBlack and owner/manager of RogerBlackFitness.com, Roger splits his time working in and on businesses of his own and inspiring others to do the same.
FROM HERE TO ETERNITY • It used to be that your choices after death were being laid to rest in a churchyard, sitting in an urn on the mantelpiece or, perhaps being scattered somewhere exotic. But now, there’s a whole industry designed to keep your memory alive in the most unique ways. So, which would you choose?
I SURVIVED! • WHEN FACED WITH CERTAIN DEATH, IT TAKES BRAVERY, DETERMINATION, AND PLENTY OF LUCK. THESE PEOPLE LIVED TO TELL THEIR STORIES
An Ancient Elixir • Only two monks know the full recipe for Chartreuse, and it remains frozen in time
My Great Escape: Pretty Plymouth • Our reader Caroline Brazier reflects on a Devon adventure
MILK & HONEY
Savings You Can Phone In
On The Money
Spring Wreathing • Embrace the season with a beautiful wreath
Could Made-To-Order Be The Future Of Fashion? • Could a return to made-to-order business models be the answer to the fashion industry’s overproduction and overconsumption problems?
Spicing Things Up • Jenessa Williams extols the benefits of ginger for the mind, body and most specifically, scalp
Asma Khan Ma’s Prawns
World Kitchen Taiwan: Beef noodle soup
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