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Improve Your Property With These Landscaping Tips

Does your home look a bit drab? If you think so, then it may benefit from a bit of landscaping. Some fresh landscaping can do great things for an older

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The Welsh-speaking pigeons of Languedoc

Thea Riofrancos writes about the environmental costs of lithium extraction from the Atacama salt flats in Chile (The rush to ‘go electric’ comes with a hidden cost: destructive lithium mining,

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‘365 days without soft drink’: TikTok star Rohit Roy on the items that helped him

Rohit Roy is not the typical TikTok star. He doesn’t dance, or sing, or make memes about why millennials need to stop wearing skinny jeans. The 42-year-old financial planning assistant

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Namaste and a nice cup of tea without milk

I had my first letter to the Guardian published on 24 March 2016 and I have had a total of eight printed, most recently on 16 October 2020. As Guardian

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I’ve been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Do I tell my manager? My children? My partner?

I have recently been diagnosed as having high-functioning ASD, what used to be called Asperger’s. It is helpful, as I approach 60, to understand why relationships, social situations and oral

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G7: taste of laid-back Cornwall on the menu for leaders

Sea shanties, buttered rum and toasted marshmallows on the beach: away from the tense negotiations at this weekend’s G7 summit, Boris Johnson is hoping to give the assembled leaders a

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Smashed prices: Australians enjoy $1 avocados amid record production

It was the summer of 2018 and Australians were sweating. In their hands: a single avocado pear, barely ripe. The price: $9. Could it possibly be worth it? And how

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How to pick a party wine

If you open one of those vintage books about entertaining, it’s like looking into a different world. It’s all chicken galantines and moulded salads, stuffed celery sticks and bizarre sandwich

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