Category: Lifestyle

HRH The Prince Of Wales Reads The Weather

With the Olympic torch relay in full stride, the Diamond Jubilee just around the corner, the Games on verge of starting and the sun finally shining, it seems fitting to celebrate everything British. Over the…

Vanity Comes Before A Fall

Samantha Brick was a relatively unknown occasional writer (dare I say columnist), until last week when she had the audacity to refer to herself as “beautiful” in an article written for the Daily Mail. Her…

Easter Madness With A Conscience

Sweet-toothed travellers are being offered an edible bed for the night thanks to a Yorkshire chocolate shop. The Little Chocolate Shop has created a suite full of Willy Wonka-esque furniture and accessories including a fancy…

The Collector

Mr Gainsborough-Roberts’ full length black coat was emblazoned with a sequinned image of the legendary blonde. The eccentric sixty-something-year-old also wore a faded blue tie and waistcoat from which the screen siren pouted seductively. He…

Cider, Kayaks And A Canoe

The Sultan spent millions on caviar and the finest champagne. As part of his momentous celebration he flew in Michael Jackson. The total bill for his 50th birthday party topped £18 million. It was one…

Nettle-Eater

Every year a group of people gather together to chew through two foot long stalks of stinging nettles. According to the competition rules, they have one hour to eat as many leaves as possible and…

Fat Melting Shoes

Life’s little luxuries are too much for some of us to give up. During these times of recession, sales of shoes and chocolate have actually increased. In the last six months Cadbury’s sales have risen…