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From the KKK to Tupac: podcasts are leading the way. The lack of visuals has allowed audio documentarians to leap ahead of their film and TV rivals
The Offing review – soft-pedalled adaptation of Benjamin Myers novel. Stephen Joseph theatre, ScarboroughJanice Okoh’s version of the 2019 novel waters down the culture clash at its heart and suffers for the lack of the author’s rich prose
‘It tastes like holidays’: readers’ favourite spaghetti recipes. From humble Marmite to sophisticated shellfish, Guardian readers give their most delicious ways to serve spaghetti
How to retrain your frazzled brain and find your focus again. Are you finding it harder than ever to concentrate? Don’t panic: these simple exercises will help you get your attention back
Beauty hacks: can a cold cucumber give you glowing skin?. Our DIY beauty columnist tests the latest craze – massaging your face every morning with frozen cucumber. Does it work?
Curtis Sittenfeld: ‘Sweet Valley High is not respected – but I found the books riveting’. The American Wife author on The Snowman, Saturday Night Live and her lifelong love of Alice Munro
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The Ottomans by Marc David Baer review – when east met west. This highly readable account encourages us to see the Ottoman empire as an inseparable part of the history of Europe
You be the judge: should my housemate return his out-of-control dog to the shelter? . We air both sides of a domestic disagreement – and ask you to deliver a verdict. Have a disagreement you’d like settled? Or want to be part of our jury? Click here
Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan – between happiness and ruin. In this tender novel by the renowned short-story writer, a father confronts the truth of one of Ireland’s infamous Magdalene laundries
A new start after 60: ‘I had a lightbulb moment at 67 – I was going to be a baker’. Diana Holba loved to cook, but it was never more than a hobby. Now, at 73, she runs a professional bakery and has never felt more confident and fulfilled
Property developer Lang Walker throws Powerhouse Parramatta $20m lifeline. The controversial museum in development has received the second largest donation to any western Sydney institution in history
Here’s how she did it.
The best Thanksgiving songs about family, food and being thankful for your holiday dinner (Nat King Cole has way more than Christmas songs up his sleeve!).
The Shark Is Broken review – biting drama about the making of Jaws . Ambassadors theatre, LondonIan Shaw plays his film star father Robert in this behind-the-scenes tale of Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster
Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun while filming a scene in New Mexico on Thursday, causing the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounding director Joel Souza. The incident occurred on the set of “Rust,” an independent feature that was filming at the Bonanza Creek Ranch, a popular production location south of Santa Fe. Hutchins, […]
Challenge your family and friends to these Thanksgiving trivia questions! The Thanksgiving facts on our list make for great conversation starters around the table.
Be inspired by things around you to make these beautiful Thanksgiving centerpieces with these easy table decoration ideas, since your holiday table just isn't complete without a lovely Thanksgiving DIY focal point. Thanksgiving is, without a doubt, the biggest meal of the year. Hear us out: With the right place cards, tablecloths and Thanksgiving centerpieces, you can easily elevate your dining room, so that it feels fit for such a special occasion.
These easy, make-ahead Thanksgiving appetizers will leave everyone ready for the main event. Bonus: We offer some light choices, and they're delicious enough that you can make them throughout the holiday season. Hosting a full Thanksgiving dinner — complete with Thanksgiving appetizers all the way through to a selection of everyone’s favorite Thanksgiving desserts — is rewarding and gratifying, but it can also be a lot of work.
Get inspired for how to spruce up your home this holiday season by checking out these cute, easy, and festive Thanksgiving decorating ideas. Thanksgiving decorations are all about showing off your style, but that shouldn't equate to stress or going way over your budget. Regardless of your aesthetic, there are a slew of inexpensive DIY decorations you can try to make your Thanksgiving celebration more inviting for family and guests.