THE STYLE POLICE: Oldies but goodies

Fashion:This season's nostalgic styles are a gift to vintage clothing fiends. Shop with care and you could give Rodriguez a run for his money, writes James Sherwood

Travel agenda: The original trance-dance

This week, a spiritual blues festival begins at Essaouira in southern Morocco.

Tales from the bazaar

Faithfully restoring an ancient - and hexed - townhouse on the Moroccan coast is no easy task. Lucky then, that British owner Alison Macdonald has `the eye', reports James Sherwood

Interview: Champion fly-past as O'Sullivan delights in being back in control

A double gold medal triumph has restored the world-class credentials of Ireland's foremost female runner. Mike Rowbottom talked to her

Radio: Regrets, I've had a few; most of all, the tuba

ONE LIFE doesn't seem enough. It would be interesting, wouldn't it, to have another go - to come back as a humming-bird, or a Norwegian, or a chap - even just to be born blonde, or sporty, or good at maths. However, given just a single shot at existence, the thing I really wish I'd tried is playing the tuba: this week, one superb radio programme rubbed salt into this regret.

Athletics: O'Sullivan's second gold is pure genius

A PINT of Guinness and a good night's sleep helped to gain Sonia O'Sullivan a second gold medal at the IAAF world cross-country championships, over four kilometres, in Marrakesh yesterday.

Tergat's day of hit and myth

Simon Turnbull speaks to Kenya's king of cross-country about his Marrakesh mission

Athletics: The family in the background

Husband and wife the unsung heroes of Radcliffe's run to the top. Simon Turnbull reports

The Diary of Emma D May; Things that go bong in the night

Sunday 12.01am: "Living with a smoker can kill you," says Ed, Tinky-Winky's new boyfriend, as if this is news. We know this. There was time when Dylan was so stoned that he set fire to sofa and lay back watching it burn, with disaster only averted when Anna woke up to find her hair on fire. "She's never had a fringe since," I explain to Ed, passing him an enormous cobra-length bong, legacy of Dylan's now-defunct relationship with the loaded Lady Camilla. Then there was the time when Dylan drove up the M4 the wrong way screaming at other terrified drivers that they were all lunatics. "Then there was the time that Emma... " Dylan starts in his own defence, but is interrupted by taking in huge lungful of pure grass smoke and then coughs nasty black bits everywhere. Ed looks alarmed. "Smoking kills," Dylan says, casually. Then he goes pale. "God! What if I'm, like, really dying?" he splutters. "God, I can't get my breath, can't breathe, my lungs are full of... black bits." Anna takes command. "Bong," she says, like a scary hard-nosed paramedic in Casualty asking for scissors. "Now, Dylan, INHALE!" she shouts, stuffing the end bit into his mouth and then lifting her finger off the hole at last minute so he fills up with smoke like a gas chamber. Dylan relaxes and starts to look sleepy- eyed. "Whooah!" he says. "Is that, like passive smoking? I just inhale and smoke fills me up? It's mega... "

Athletics: Radcliffe keeps options open

PAULA RADCLIFFE has decided to keep her options open about competing in two events at the World Cross-Country Championships in Morocco later this month.

Athletics: Matador Mayock back in the running

Barnsley's golden boy from the European Indoor Championships shows the same Yorkshire steel as his mentor, says Simon Turnbull

The stuff of ...; Treasures from Morocco in north London

There is no need to wander through the souks of Marrakesh to find Arabic artefacts that look as though they have come straight from Aladdin's cave.

Travel: 48 hours in the life of Marrakesh

You need a shortcut to the soul of Morocco's most entertaining city. Jeffrey Lee prescribes the perfect weekend there.

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