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In This Issue…
Over To You • LETTERS ON THE April ISSUE
SEE THE WORLD… DIFFERENTLY
A Pot To Pee In • Olly Mann goes head-to-head with the ultimate parenting challenge—potty training
Juliette Binoche On Her Path, Passion And Parenting • The French cinema icon opens up about her early days as a student, career breakthrough, and why, with more than 60 films under her belt, “she’s not a workaholic”
I REMEMBER… Andy Hamilton • Andy Hamilton, 67, is one of our most famous comedy writers. With partner Guy Jenkin he’s written Drop the Dead Donkey, Outnumbered and Kate & Koji. He looks back at finding his feet in comedy and explains why he refuses to carry a mobile phone
NEW HELP For HEARING LOSS • Today’s solutions not only reunite you with easy conversations, they also reduce your chances of having a fall, becoming depressed, and more
CLUES THAT YOU HAVE HEARING LOSS
All About The Abs • Want a flatter stomach and a stronger core, but prefer to steer well clear of the gym?
Good News About Vaccines • With so much focus on the COVID vaccine, it’s easy to forget about other exciting developments in the world of immunisation
Ask The Expert: Moles • Dr Hayley Leeman is a consultant dermatologist and dermatological surgeon at The Mole Clinic, Harley Street, London and The Royal Free NHS Trust
Inconvenient Truths • When it comes to dementia, honesty is not always the best policy, says Dr Max
The Doctor Is In
Embrace Your Memory Mistakes • Faulty recollections can be extremely revealing, says our memory expert, Jonathan Hancock
When She Was Princess • A 1945 perspective of the woman who would become Queen Elizabeth II
My Britain: Oswestry
If I Ruled The World Steve Vai • The renowned guitarist, singer-songwriter and three-time Grammy winner is back on the airwaves with his tenth studio album, Inviolate
TEAM BRIT: RACERS WITH SUPERPOWERS • Meet the car racing team who have overcome life-threatening accidents and health conditions to compete in the most prestigious championships in the world
THE SEAWEED SOLUTION • A new kind of cattle feed could change the world
THE INNOVATION IS SPREADING
Journeying from Kandy to Ella by train Sri Lanka’s Hill Country • I peered at the vast wooden timetable in Kandy’s colonial-era railway station. There was a row of large clocks, each with a different departure time next to a destination in Sri Lanka’s hill country. My husband and I were catching the 8.47am to Ella, a small and increasingly hip mountain town surrounded by tea plantations and jungle forests. And about a 163km-long train ride away. Our blue “express” was already 20 minutes late, but that was part of the charm: tourists and local Sinhalese gathered excitedly on the busy platform, itching to start this renowned train journey.
My Great Escape: A Trip Like No Other • Reader Sharon Haston experiences Tenerife like never before
Keep Entertained On A Budget • We’re all cutting costs to keep up with increasing prices, and often one part of spending that gets cut is entertainment. But if you shop smartly, you might be able to pick up the same...