As an at-home dad, I’ve felt like paid work is valued...

My father wasn’t effusive with his love. At least not in the way my mother is. Or I am. My siblings and I lived...

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Nigel Slater’s smoked haddock and sweetcorn recipe

The recipe Peel a medium onion, halve it and chop it fairly finely, then let it soften in 2 tbsp of olive oil over a...

‘I thought it was now or never’ – how I got fit after turning...

I can slide my hands under the soles of my feet without bending my knees. I can hold a plank for more than a minute, run for a bus (and...

Eau de torment: living with scent intolerance

One night in 2015, travelling around Australia on a book tour, I lay on my bed in the room of a posh hotel admiring...

Adidas Team Issue Duffel Bag Is A Must-Have For Weekend Warrior Dad

My gym bag is almost as important — and almost as overloaded — as my laptop backpack. The gym bag has workout clothes, shoes,...

Is there such a thing as sugar addiction?

It comes in a white, crystalline form and gives us a pleasurable high – but refined sugar is as habit-forming as cocaine or nicotine,...