Home Health and Fitness

Health and Fitness

Want to live longer? Find your ikigai

It is now known that working for longer may help you live longer. This may not sound all that appealing, but staying in the...

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

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...

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Multi-generation centres offer a sure start for children

One way to bridge the generation gap (Opinion, 5 September) is in the care of small children. If New Labour’s finest creation, Sure Start,...

Pétillant naturel, oxidised wines, skin contact – demystifying new wine terms

Every generation has its zeitgeist wine. For my parents’ generation, it was richly proportioned, oak-driven white wines made from chardonnay, and full-flavoured, high alcohol,...

Finally, A Swear Jar Big Enough For Your Filthy Mouth

I’ve seen a bunch of different swear jars over the years. I hate them all. They’re all crafty and corny like some adorable Mee-Maw...

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

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...

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...