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In This Issue…
DIGESTED • TUNE INTO OUR PODCAST
Over To You • LETTERS ON THE July ISSUE
SEE THE WORLD… …DIFFERENTLY
Blinded By The Light • Olly Mann finds himself something of an unofficial "brand ambassador"
Jane Fonda “I Used To Want To Be Perfect. That’ll Kill You” • The legendary Hollywood actress talks activism, ageing and the vital role that luck has played in her career
I REMEMBER… Julie Felix • Forced to leave England for New York when the English National Ballet told her that her skin was not right for the stage, ballet legend Julie Felix went on to lead a new world of Black excellence in dance. Here, she reflects on the many steps her life has taken her in…
THE PLACEBO CURE • Could fake medicine be as effective as the real thing?
8 Easy Ways To Improve Heart Health • Keep your ticker on track with these simple changes to your diet and lifestyle
Live And Learn • It’s the start of a new academic year and there’s every reason to go back to school–or at least acquire a new skill
Ask The Expert: Life After Menopause • Tania Adib is a consultant gynaecologist at The Lister Hospital, London (part of HCA Healthcare UK)
Set Your Self Free • Practising forgiveness is essential for a happier life, writes Dr Max
The Doctor Is In
Celebrate Those Senior Moments! • Hopeful news for older brains from our memory expert, Jonathan Hancock
The True Ick-Factor In Age-Gap Relationships
100-WORD-STORY COMPETITION Winners • After thousands of entries—and months of voting—we can finally reveal the winners of our 100-word-story competition
My Britain: LIZARD Peninsula
Daniel Thompson • Daniel Thompson, 35, is the general manager at the Mullion Cove Hotel and Spa and has worked on the Lizard Peninsula for seven years
Gillian Sadler • Owner of Golowi Wellbeing and body movement therapist, Gillian Sadler, 44, has spent 24 years on the Lizard Peninsula
If I Ruled The World Glenn Moore • Comedian Glenn Moore is a regular face on Mock the Week and can be heard daily on Absolute Radio’s The Dave Berry Breakfast Show
FULL CIRCLE: THE EVOLUTION OF FOOD DELIVERY • The neighbourhood milkman used to be a common sight, but residents of some UK cities are now more likely to have their dairy products delivered by robots.
YORKSHIRE’S ATLANTIS • Against all the odds: how Yorkshire’s “lost Atlantis” could soon be found after 700 years under the waves
Magical Realism On The Faroe Islands • In this Danish archipelago, fantastic landscapes, rare wildlife, and Norse mythology lend a dreamlike quality to everyday life
My Great Escape: Paradise At St Pete • Our reader Jenni Warrior escapes to sunny Florida
PALACIO DE LAS DUEÑAS • Seville
Rethinking Your Landline • Landlines as we know them will soon be a thing of the past. By 2025, making calls via a copper line into our homes will be replaced by calls over the internet — something Ofcom are calling “The Future of Voice”.
On The Money
What’s No Dig Gardening? • The ins and outs of no dig gardening by a world expert on the trend, Charles...