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A bid to crowd-fund an eaterie where people can enjoy tea and cuddles with cats is gathering momentum
'Poached nashi pears with bitter almonds are a great way to fend off winter colds'
It's make or break time for Lancashire. Last year's winners of the County Championship will turn up at Liverpool today knowing a victory over Somerset could preserve their First Division status, while defeat is unthinkable.
Procrastination is not just the avoidance of essential, dull everyday tasks such as essay writing or washing. For students it is an art form to be carefully cultivated.
I used to know the streets round London's Clapham Old Town reasonably well, wheeling pushchairs past the grand façades of The Pavement, balancing small children on swings in Grafton Square, haring after scooters in Rectory Gardens. Someone once told me this was the oldest squat in London. I like Rectory Gardens – the random collections of stuff tacked on to walls, the small bits of garden laid straight on to the street, shored up with timber offcuts, casually, promiscuously planted with marigolds and lettuce, petunias and parsley.
His wife went with him everywhere, and sat through hours of lectures which surely held little interest for her
The Week In Books
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Anxious to appease true-blue Conservatives angry at George Osborne's botched Budget, ministers have been ordered to serve up right-wing policies
2011 Ken Forrester Workhorse Chenin Blanc
As a new season starts, Worcester await the third generation of a very famous name