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Retail Of Clothes

Spring awakening

It's finally time to shed your winter woollens and plump for lightweight wardrobe staples instead

One-stop shopping

New online boutique Atterley Road  combines high-street nous with designer  labels to make revamping your wardrobe  a doddle

Lisa Jewell: 'I married someone I didn’t love. I was too polite to

My first book came about over a bet I had a drunken conversation with a friend about some day writing a book, and she said, "If you write me three chapters, I'll take you for dinner at your favourite restaurant." So I did [the resulting book, Ralph's Party, was the biggest-selling debut novel of 1999], and she made me send it out to agents. When one of those agents liked it and told me Penguin wanted to pay me £120,000 to write my first two books, I thought everyone had gone mad.

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