Our columnists shares 10 typical ‘dad’ moves that have children cringing.

Our columnist is finding herself strangely drawn to adverts for unisex portable urinals and stove top ‘gap covers’. How about you?

Our columnist reveals some of the strangest relationships of all time - can you compete with any of these?

Ballet and opera lovers will be digging out their beloved recordings this week as they celebrate World Ballet Day and Opera Day.

Opinion What does ‘love’ mean in 2019?

Monday, February 4, 2019

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon this might be a good time to take a look at love - is it the sweetest thing or does it hurt?

A light-hearted debate about letter boxes in front doors has jogged our columnist’s memory about delivering mail in her youth.

Ten years ago, in April 2009, Lynne Mortimer visited the concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland, where humanity towards those who were enslaved or killed stopped at the gate.

As an etiquette expert comes up with guidelines for MPs to get through Brexit...with good manners!

Opinion The joy of six at McDonald’s

Monday, January 28, 2019

When the small incredibles, George, Wil and Herbie, came for the weekend, grandpa employed the survival technique known as “getting in wine” and we all had a happy meal.

Opinion What’s so special about today?

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Nearly every day of the year is designated for some celebration or another. Some days offer as many as eight options. In the event you have nothing whatever to do in the coming months, here are some of the weirder ideas.

Carers can often be invisible - they look after members of their family and we know little about it. Among their numbers are 1.3 million people still caring for children while also looking after older family members. We found out more and hear one East Anglian woman’s story.

In light of the recent accident involving HRH Prince Philip, our columnist finds out exactly what the laws are relating to older people driving and says we shouldn’t write them off.

I have risen to the challenge of cooking without gluten and cow’s milk. I am now a better person.

January 21 is designated Blue Monday. Christmas is over, the credit card bills are in, the weather’s rubbish and you don’t get paid until the last day of the month. Here are some tips to get through it.

Stealing hedges can be the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what thieves will take, as Lynne Mortimer discovers.

Okay, I’ve already said I’m not going vegan but given the chance to be seasonally hairy... bring it on

After Sir Andy Murray’s emotional press conference when he announced he would be retiring from tennis, TalkSport presenter and former Ipswich player Alan Brazil had a bit to say about the sportsman’s tears.

With telephone landline use fading and mobile use burgeoning, is the end in sight for the home phone?

I considered a resolution but am resolved not to bother

my true love sent to me, eleven pipers piping but even bagpipes couldn’t compete with the drums.

The Christmas decorations are supposed to be down on Twelfth Night (January 5... maybe 6) - an operation fraught with peril

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