Heart and sole: a shoe designer’s Paris home. Daring colour mixes, striking furniture and footwear as decoration are the hallmarks of this townhouse in the 20th arrondissement
What was the first Pulitzer-winning podcast? The Weekend quizFrom the 10th Muse to the Willy-Nicky correspondence, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz
Fit in my 40s: my muscles are in terminal decline. Can I rebuild them on my own?I need a plan such as a personal trainer might devise. Only without a personal trainer
Blind date: ‘I think she was dumbing down to my level’Frank, 46, financial analyst/football coach, meets Jen, 44, social researcher
Tim Dowling: my wife thinks it’s our 25th anniversary – it isn’tI understand her reluctance to celebrate. If you can’t skip an anniversary due to a pandemic, there really is no silver lining
Bilge, booze and misogyny: why I'm outraged by a new idea to police pregnant womenPerhaps I should be more shocked by the latest proposal to control women. But what else can you expect in this supremely sexist era?
My sister’s getting married. How can I go if I’m afraid of my stepdad?. With the wedding some way off, maybe now is the time to talk to your sister honestly, says Annalisa Barbieri
In my search for an authentic Indian curry, I misjudged the vindaloo. To me, it was a dish I never knew anyone Asian to make, mostly favoured by tanked-up lads eating chilli competitively
‘I mustn’t swear, I mustn’t swear’: life as a victim of a Changing Rooms makeoverIt trashed a £6,000 teapot collection; it set neighbour against neighbour; it made stars of Carol Smillie and Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen. Changing Rooms’ makers and contestants look back on their part in a TV treasure
My life in sex: I'm taking testosterone blockers - and my sex life is over‘My inner Sid James has been replaced by a benign old gentleman’
Forget to-do lists. Writing down what I've done gives me a mood boost. I’m not great at life admin, so this is a handy trick to remind myself how much I have accomplished each day
A fertile time for death disruptors: 'People are finding meaning in these new rituals'An increase in death literacy, and the impact of Covid-19, are accelerating changes to our grieving ceremonials, and letting in more light
First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes a very ill-timed gender reveal projected onto the world's tallest building.
'My friend group's catchups are draining and stressful. How do I balance their problems with my wellbeing?'The tragedy of the coronavirus pandemic is now drudgery, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith, but what you see as negativity might be respite for your friends
Going out was my life. But lockdown forced me to reconsider what matters. After more than two evenings on the sofa, I usually experience a kind of manic claustrophobia. That had to change fast
Plans to record pregnant women's alcohol consumption in England criticisedPregnancy charities suggest the guideline could fall foul of data protection regulations
One stifling, soulless room has become my whole world – but I'm dreaming of much bigger things. I used to work in cafes, pubs and libraries. Now I cook, eat, sleep, work and play in a tiny space, and my attempts to make it seem larger have been pretty unsuccessful
My partner and I are trying to conceive – but he's struggling with his sex drive. He is finding it difficult to manage sex five days in a row and is feeling increasingly under pressure. What can we do?
During the pandemic, I retreated into my shell – could DIY help to pull me out?. Finding myself in lockdown just months after upping roots and moving to Vienna, I turned to self-improvement projects to ward off my loneliness
As an NHS psychiatrist, my pandemic summer was shockingly busy. Home became a mess – and a havenBefore lockdown, my home was a sociable place. But working long hours on the wards, it became a retreat with my daughter, dogs and a good gin and tonic