24/10/2016: Shortcuts: Your school photos – warts, pigtails and all
Last week the news that a school photography company was offering children the chance to airbrush their imperfections led Stuart Heritage to share his school photo with g2 readers. In response, Guardian readers shared their own school portrait tales …...... Pubdate:
24/10/2016: Shortcuts: Croloaf – a truly continental breakfast
The Brexit vote clearly hasn’t dimmed our appetite for greater European integration of baked goods, because the croloaf is harder to pin down than Boris Johnson’s principles. When I get my mitts on one, I am, inevitably, disappointed by its appearance....... Pubdate:
24/10/2016: Shortcuts: Who’s playing Westworld’s ghostly piano?
Unless you’ve spent the past three weeks living in the actual wild west, you will have heard of – if not already become addicted to – Westworld, HBO’s sci-fi mystery about a theme park populated by sentient robot cowboys. One of the most talked-about...... Pubdate:
24/10/2016: Shortcuts: Tim Jonze
Search for “jury service” online and you will soon stumble across ways to get out of doing jury service. These aren’t always the most practical or legal: unless you’re prepared to fake a pregnancy, book an impromptu cruise or stick two pencils up your...... Pubdate:
24/10/2016: Shortcuts: The constant gardeners
Some years ago, a journalist went to interview Lord Michael and Lady Anne Heseltine about their garden. The woman in question was a poor choice for the job, Lady Heseltine thinks: “I forget her name, but she is married to … Alan ... Oh, God, the little...... Pubdate:
24/10/2016: Doonesbury Private Lives Garry Trudeau: Should I dump my boyfriend for his online cheating?
When my second child was three months old, I found out by accident that my boyfriend of 10 years had been cheating on me online for at least three years. He had been setting up secret email accounts, exchanging fantasies and photos with three women and...... Pubdate:
24/10/2016: Health: How to beat flu
Colds and flu may seem trivial, but for some they can be incapacitating or even life-threatening. The terms cover a group of respiratory illnesses caused by three influenza viruses and more than 200 common-cold viruses. They are more prevalent in the...... Pubdate:
24/10/2016: Health: Can taking selfies make you happy?
Want to be happy? Lift your smartphone in the air, angle it to your best side, and click – because selfies make you happy, according to a recent report. Google estimates that, in 2014, at least 93m selfies a day were posted on Android phones alone, and...... Pubdate:
24/10/2016: Health: WRITE TO US
Send us your own problem for Sexual Healing, by emailing private.lives@ theguardian.com or writing to Private Lives, The Guardian, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU It is never easy to balance one’s desire to please a partner with protecting......
24/10/2016: Health: Sexual Healing
A few months ago, my husband, who had been drinking, wanted to have sex when I got in from work. I was tired and didn’t want to, but I felt terrible, because my libido has been low recently. I let the intercourse go ahead, while hating it. I know if I...... Pubdate:
24/10/2016: Arts: ‘That was perfect! Right, three more times’
It’s a hot sunny day in midSeptember and Gareth Malone is wearing a green felt Christmas tree on his head. “The more you sing this carol like you’re singing to granny at home,” he tells the London Youth Choir, “the more heartfelt it is – and the more...... Pubdate:
24/10/2016: Arts: My wolves will return
Always of a relentlessly positive nature – aged 13, I spent a whole diary entry discussing how moving the deep-fat fryer to a different worktop “made the kitchen look BRILL!” – I am of the opinion that, should life give you a massive kick in the...... Pubdate:
24/10/2016: Arts: Isher al k’
ow d. rven ger. Five years earlier Soz everyone. Just remembered that not everyone will remember who Mark is. Anyway we were having this engagement party when Daniel Cleaver turned up and lifted up my skirt to look at my big pants. This probably...... Pubdate:
24/10/2016: Television: AND ANOTHER THING
There was a programme the other day about reintroducing jaguars to the wild, and one of the striking things about it was the lengths conservationists went to keep the cats away from human contact. It was different in the 1960s, when Joy and George...... Pubdate:
24/10/2016: Tv And Radio Watch This: Saving Africa’s Elephants: Hugh and the Ivory War
Autumnwatch 2016 8pm, BBC2 With the leaves turning red, it’s time for Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Martin Hughes-Games to return with the wildlife perennial. This time around, the trio are at the RSPB’s Arne reserve in Dorset. Here, they...... Pubdate:
24/10/2016: Tv And Radio Watch This: Film of the day
The Madness Of King George (6.45pm, Film4) Nigel Hawthorne excels in this sturdy yet sensitive adaptation of Alan Bennett’s play about the erratic mental condition of King George III.... Pubdate: