Tag Archives: Life and style

Simply do it: the experience economy and how we turned our backs on’ material’

New figures present we are still expend less money on buying events, and more on doing things and telling the world about it online afterwards, of course. From theaters to pubs to patronizes, firms are clambering to adapt to this shift It was an presumptuous plan for an unloved fragment of Manchester. A 25 m … Read More

Meet “the mens” lives with Alzheimer’s who climbs the same mountain every day

Sion Jair, 68, has clambered the Old man of Coniston at least 5,000 occasions and the emerging science backs him up that regular, spirited exercise is beneficial for those working with the disease, says Tim Lewis The night before we are due to clamber the Old Man of Coniston, Sion Jair calls to warn that, … Read More

Woof! Watching Isle of Dogs with a cinema full of canines

They were wailing in thrill at a pooch-friendly screening of Wes Andersons new cinema in Edinburgh Scruffy, a sociable yellow-bellied labrador, enjoys lying on the couch check westerns( because of the horses) and Match of the Day( because of the ball ), but is only now, at the age of 10, attaining his entry errand … Read More

Why is the gay leather vistum croaking?

Not long ago, many squads catered to enthusiastic leathermen. But predatory property developers, changing outlooks to gender and the rise of rubber threaten the scenes existence In a dimly lit sidestreet in London’s East End there is a black box of a building scrawled with graffiti. A CCTV camera roosted above the door signals it … Read More

‘We have never lived together. Is that so strange?’: the married couples who live apart

Theyve been married for 25 years, and raised twins but have never lived in the same house. Is this the secret to long-term happiness? ‘Goodnight, honey,” I say. “Goodnight, sweetheart,” my husband says. I turn over to go to sleep. He turns to the door to catch the train home. That has been my nightly … Read More

Can the cold induce you stronger?

Wim Hof claims that a regime of cold baths and breathing techniques will stave off the flu and boost your immune system Cold showers are commonly associated with dousing sexual urges, tropical holidays and plumbing emergencies. But Dutch daredevil Wim Hof, who holds the world enter for the longest meter immersed in an sparkler tub, … Read More

Will ladies be equal to males in 100 years? | Margaret Atwood, Lola Okolosie, Polly Toynbee, Athene Donald and Julie Bindel

In 1918 some women got the vote but in 2018 equal opportunities has not been reached. Five writers share their views for purposes of determining whether parity will be achieved in 2118 Women’s suffrage The body Will women be equal to humankinds in 100 years? The panel finding In 1918 some girls got the vote- … Read More

Fjords, boats and forkings: cycling the Haute Route Norway

Tackling a tough, three-day route around Stavanger, Peter Kimpton combats these components to discover a stunning landscape that involves as much sea as land Garlanded with wispy glooms, jagged mountains rise crisply above glassy lagoons, manifested to sky with such perfection you are almost dizzy with how upside down it all seems. Or is that … Read More

Marcus Engman:’ I answer emails with a single word, like Steve Jobs did’

The head of design at Ikea on 12 -hour working days, falling asleep anywhere, and his love of dangerous sports Sleep It’s lost time when you’re asleep; epoch you can’t apply. I sleep when I need to: six to seven hours a darknes. I’ve learned to fall asleep anywhere. Light is no longer an nuisance. … Read More

Fat-biking: the miracle solution to cycling on sand

Peter Kimpton ascertains a bike thats perfect for riding on the beach and explores the Glamorgan coast near Porthcawl Smooth tarmac to rough, potholed roads, gravel lines to mountain paths, cyclists encounter good and bad surfaces, but rarely do we ride on sand. Most motorcycles would get stuck and confiscate up in seconds. Beaches may … Read More

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