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Cappuccino, anyone?

(3 minute read)
Leonard Franchi invites the reader to enjoy a morning coffee with him in Rome in the company of the great travel writer H. V. Morton.

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Memories of Spain

(3 minute read)
Leonard Franchi recalls a year spent in a land far removed from the stereotype of bullfights and beer and discovers a hidden desire to return.

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COVID-19LifestyleMental Health

The sounds of silence

(3 minute read)
In his second reflection on self-isolation Richard Bauckham finds that forgotten sounds can be our best friends.

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Downsizing: how to cope when the children leave home

(3 minute read)
Mary McGinty explains how moving house once her children had grown up and departed made her shed tears of both sadness and joy.

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COVID-19Lifestyle

Creating new kinds of contact

(5 minute read)
Richard Bauckham sees the positive side of his Covid 19 self-isolation.

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Lifestyle

Five ways to lose weight in Lent

(3 minute read)
Joseph Evans argues that Lent has a meaning for believers and non-believers alike.

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FamilyLifestyle

Middle-Eastern woman goes on frankfurter frenzy

(7 minute read)
The challenges and pitfalls of starting a new family life in Germany give Glose plenty of reasons to laugh – and cry. (Part three of the series “A mum on the move”)

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LifestyleThought-provoking

Getting curious about curiosity

(4 minute read)
What’s the point of curiosity? Prakarsh Singh examines the great power of this quality and highlights its importance in our lives. Curious? Read on!

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Pretty Hurts: The cult of (physical) beauty in Brazil

(9 minute read)
When bodily beauty matters as much as it does in a country like Brazil, the cost can be not only financial but also personal. Bianca Costa Sales explains.

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LifestyleMental HealthThought-provoking

Retreating to victory, and how silence takes us forward

In this second article in his Travelling where I am series, Joseph Evans explores silence’s hidden power and how it is necessary to make any journey meaningful.

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