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Katherine Rees on the dubious joys of half-term skiing
Lisa Cuerden on intermittent fasting
Sheena Patterson on urban foxes
She may be half-Dutch and half-Luxembourger, but artist Patrice Moor is no stranger to Oxford – and tells Jaine Blackman why she loves the city so much
Catherine Chanter’s debut book is tipped for international success. Jaine Blackman discovers more about The Well and its writer
Leah McLaren skis at Europe’s highest resort and dons flippers to dive underneath the ice
"Some seem to have forgotten that cash is still legal tender" writes Gill Oliver
With sales of formal wear soaring it seems men are smartening up their acts. Jaine Blackman takes a look at the trend for tailoring
Sarah Mayhew Craddock sings the praises, including financial savings, of ditching the disposables
Sleep and rest is just as important as exercise and nutrition.
£200 worth of tickets up for grabs to exhibition celebrating the life of rock and roll icon The King
Katherine MacAlister enjoyed a family holiday in Brittany – despite leaving it late
Gill Oliver doesn't want to waste her cash on Valentine's Day
Women create a free exhibition of drawings and photography to portray some of the most vulnerable people in modern society. Jaine Blackman reports
It’s happy new year all over again for the Year of the Sheep... or Goat... or Ram. Jaine Blackman reports on events and takes a look at some horoscopes
Rebecca Moore attempts to bridge the technology generation gap by getting her mum online and ready to Facebook
Lisa Cuerden on what we should be drinking for fitness
Jaine Blackman takes a trip to Dorset’s Jurassic coast and enjoys the out of season vibe
As a 109-year-old woman reveals the secret to a long and healthy life is dodging men, Jaine Blackman finds more sociable ways to reach a ripe old age
Oxford-born David Oyelowo may not be up for an Oscar but he's rightly proud of his latest role in Martin Luther King biopic Selma. Jaine Blackman reports
A surprise revelation by her mum led to a work mingling fact with fiction for first time novelist Amanda Roberts. Jaine Blackman reports
With famous mums like Kim Kardashian and Natasha Hamilton on board a trend to 'eat' your afterbirth is growing in popularity. Jaine Blackman reports
We all have good days and bad days. But, did you know that your emotional state has a huge effect on your physical health.
Enjoy the world's most romantic hot spot on a budget. Susan Griffin discovers a cheaper Paris...
The Euro. The European Central Bank. Are you asleep yet? These are, after all, the words that are an insomniac’s dream.
Liz Nicholls on Eastenders, Bin There, Dump That and Meet The UKippers
Ann Whorrall explains why, just four months after opening her Olivia May shop, she is looking forward to showcasing her ranges in the town’s Fashion Week
Geordie Esther Beadle goes back to her roots and has a reet posh time at two classy hotels
For years women have been the almost sole customers of hair removal services but now men want to be fuzz-free as well. Jaine Blackman reports on the trend
Renee Watson tells why the Oxfordshire Science Festival will be sparking the imaginations of all ages
Nancy Hunt’s Nasio Trust charity helps orphans and children in Kenya. Jaine Blackman meets this year’s Venus UK’s Inspirational Woman of the Year
They are used to dealing with emergencies but 999 carers need a hand too. Jaine Blackman meets a mum who aims to help our shift workers
Katherine Rees on the economics of football
"Every year I wonder why I haven't fulfilled my plan to book a cheap, sunny holiday" writes Liz Nicholls
Sheena Patterson on men and women's attitude's to gardening
Two women writers shortlisted for a prestigious national children’s book award drew from Oxford’s rich historical heritage. Jaine Blackman reports
School’s out for a week so wrap up warm and get out and enjoy some time with the children. Jaine Blackman gives some suggestions for half term
If you’d rather walk the dog than be with your man perhaps it’s time to make a change. Jaine Blackman meets Annie Kaszina, who did just that
I’ve always been a fan of Kate Winslet since she always seemed like a sensible, curvy English rose with a dirty mouth and a wicked laugh...
Katherine Rees on the joys of a heated discussion
Liz Nicholls on The Epic Of Everest
Sheena Patterson of Oxford Garden Design on why gardening is good
It’s not often we hear about men underestimating the size of er, something.
If the idea of a driverless car is still too much for you then what about robots in your favourite restaurant?
Renee Watson says with 1,700 people killed in accidents every year, we should give these a chance
Having never been a committed smoker, I’ve never been faced with the challenge of giving up.
There are some childhood memories no one should harbour and yet no time can erase.
Karen Bowerman reports on a trip to the upmarket Swiss resort of St Moritz
Music created by fitness experts is aimed at getting couples working up a sweat and burning up to 100 calories between the sheets, Jaine Blackman reports
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Katherine MacAlister enjoys healthy food that tastes good at the hallowed organic farm-shop cafe