The observer   sunday october 23 2018

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Bring it home (2 mn)

Stand-out accessories that make an impact a part-time interior design consultant. Its first fruit is the elegantly proportioned ghost console (“no legs means less cleaning”) that is sleekly po...


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Food & Drink (3 mn)

Heat the butter and oil in a frying pan. When it starts to bubble, add the bread and sage leaves and fry for about 1 minute on each side, until the bread is crisp. Put the bread on a plate and lay ...


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‘I’m not a natural fit for fashion’ (2 mn)

Too many collections, too much product... How can a label stay ethical and compete in the world When Amy Powney was 10, her parents moved the family from a house in a village in Lancashire to a ca...


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Interiors (2 mn)

It was while driving back from one of their frequent trips to Totnes, a medieval market town in one of South Devon’s prettiest corners, that Hianta Cassam Chenaï and her husband Matthias Peters fir...


Thesweet smell of success (2 mn)

Some of the hippest perfume brands have been created by husband-and-wife teams whose love of fragrance brought them together. Here they reveal how following their noses changed their lives Conven...


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This much I know (3 mn)

The Blitz is my earliest memory. My father was disabled through the First World War, and so afterwards my mother would drive him to his night shifts on the railway, while I’d be left sleeping at h...


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Self & wellbeing (4 mn)

Mind power and her mother’s wisdom saved Edith Eger in Auschwitz – but true healing came later Edith Eger was 16 years old, crammed into a cattle truck, human cargo from Hungary headed for Auschwi...


Shahira Yusuf (4 mn)

‘I like Corbyn, I think he’s acting for the majority – but I make sure I listen to other perspectives’: Shahira Yusuf When Shahira Yusuf signed with Storm Models, the first thing she did was sit do...


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Food & Drink (2 mn)

Easy recipes from a Welsh home with a German heart The food you grow up with, the taste of home, stays with you for ever. Mum did all the cooking – she loved it, and so did my brother Oliver and I...


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Beauty Notebook (5 mn)

Big hair: wear it with a defiant sneer This is bad-girl hair. And although it doesn’t need to be worn above a smoking cigarette and a sneer the length of the M1, both help . At Miu Miu they went f...


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How to live well (1 mn)

Cooking on a budget is a real life skill Being a single mum on the dole, struggling to feed myself and my son, was lonely. I felt unheard and I needed to get the anger out of my system instead of b...


Beauty : Nature versus Science (1 mn)

The skincare market has exploded, sparking debates about the meaning of moisturiser and the tenets of “self-care”. It has split in two directions: there are the brands which fetishise natural ingre...


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Up Front : Séamas O’Reilly (6 mn)

Why does the grass seem greener in memories of home? From the archive A look back at the Observer Magazine’s past Like a great many young people, Ian McEwan didn’t graft much at university. ‘In ...


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Shahira Yusuf : Get the look (3 mn)

Make-up artist Alex Babsky and manicurist Robbie Tomkins reveal how to achieve the striking effects seen on this season’s catwalks New shapes Graphic eyes AB: If you’re bold enough to decorate yo...


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Red alert for the Sumatran tiger. Fauna & Flora International seeks action from Observer Magazine readers in response to severe threat from poachers. 10 september deadline. (5 mn)

This Critically Endangered tiger has been pushed to the edge of extinction – 350 or fewer remain. Give to stop the poachers at www.FFIsumatrantiger.org 350 Sumatran tigers remain - down from 500. ...


Men’s edit, Crew neck jumpers (1 mn)

As the season turns and we reach for warmer layers, our men’s style experts reveal five different ways to pull the wool over your eyes 80s cool Jamel Gordon-Lynch, model and musician ‘Choose a pr...


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Making scents (3 mn)

Breathing lessons: David Seth Moltz and Kavi Moltz, the couple behind DS & Durga. Christophe Cervasel and Sylvie Ganter of Atelier Cologne for LVMH – they now live in Switzerland (the couple met o...


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Where east meets west (5 mn)

Sarajevo’s idyllic setting and diverse heritage makes it one of Europe’s most intriguing cities If ever a greeting has momentarily filled my head with mixed emotions, it was the one offered to me...


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Fashion (4 mn)

of fast fashion? Kate Finnigan meets designer Amy Powney “I used 100 % wool, 100 % alpaca and re used a few fabrics I’d got from mills,” she says. “I did it. But because it was all so new at the ti...


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Food & Drink (5 mn)

Venetian class (from top) zucchini fritti; pizzetta with broccoli and nduja; cod with clams; and pistachio tiramisu We have pearly flakes of roasted cod, in a tomato broth with clams demanding to b...


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Baldness (8 mn)

The big cover up: (from top) Donald Trump and his famous quiff Scalp donated by hair transplant clinics. “We usually do experiments for over a week. We put the hair follicles in a dish and this dru...


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Dear Mariella, My boyfriend called me a slut – now i dread seeing him (5 mn)

The dilemma I am a 20-year-old woman who has been dating a guy three years my senior for the last three months. We became official and he introduced me to a few members of his family, as well as su...


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Gardens (2 mn)

Why flowering houseplants beat bouquets Gifts that keep on giving: orchid Paphiopedilum ‘Pinocchio’ Now don’t get me wrong, I love cut flowers. I even worked in a flower shop to put myself through...


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Plot 29 (1 mn)

Autumn already, the pressure’s off, time to save seed. Fall back. It’s official. Th e second day of September, the first days of meteorological autumn. It is the equinox this month. The sun is clos...


Are finally getting to the root of the problem. So how close are we to a proper cure? (3 mn)

Larry David was once asked what he was most proud of in life. “That’s easy,” the creator of Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm replied, “it would be the way I’ve adjusted to baldness.” He reasoned t...


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Food & Drink (3 mn)

Venetian small plates at Tozi are a tasty, timely reminder of all that’s at risk if we leave the EU The calm and plush interior of Tozi Tozi 8 Gillingham Street, London SW1V 1 HJ (020 7769 9771)...


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Wheels (3 mn)

Fed up with driving cars you can’t afford? Time to meet Dacia Dacia Duster Price £9,995 0-62mph 11 seconds Top speed 105 mph MPG 44.1 CO2 145g/km You don’t always get what you pay for – sometime...