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Important Things To Keep In Mind When Purchasing Furniture

  Securing truly great furniture that speaks to your distinct sense for style may be something you have always wanted to do. But, you may have lacked the know-how necessary

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My shop turns into Supermarket Sweep. Will people in the queue applaud?

It was decided this week that we were allowed to have some unhealthy snacks to help lift spirits. I ventured to our local shop to get the required items (as

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I am used to living alone. Why has lockdown made me feel invisible?

I had adjusted to living alone after I was widowed six years ago, and since the lockdown friends have telephoned frequently and I chat to neighbours at a distance. Although

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How to have fun during lockdown

I hesitate to suggest what anyone else ought to be doing to stay on an even keel, psychologically, in these frightening times – partly because I don’t always manage it

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Gardening in lockdown: where can I buy plants and supplies?

Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers will appear in

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Fit in my 40s: why am I silently arguing with the mindful running coach?

Mindfulness is the last thing I want to practise while running. When I’m really up against a wall (which is to say, after four minutes), the only thing that keeps

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Groundhog day getting you down? Here’s my trick for breaking the monotony Hadley Freeman

I suspect I’m not alone in this but, at some point in the past two weeks, I hit my lockdown wall. Not literally, although apparently the “banging one’s head against

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Experience: I found a stranger in my front room

It was early on a Monday morning, about 5.30am, and I’d got up to use the toilet. Afterwards, I nipped into the kitchen to get a drink. As I stood

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