Children need inner strength to survive in a tough world, says‘Tiger Mother’ author
‘We both know where the bodies are buried’
Photographers in bushes. Celebrities complaining about privacy violation. Law suits against the media. Such is the world of some modern-day paparazzi, but it wasn’t always that way
The Street: the once-bustling market area has undergone huge transformation but refuses to sell its soul. Despite ongoing social problems, a sense of togetherness endures
The number of humanist ceremonies is at its highest ever. What makes people choose this type of wedding?
The Yes Woman: My phobia of the sea goes back quite far, so I visit the Brighton seafront to see if I can get over it
I know nothing about opera, but I’ve been sent to practise with professionals for the part of Papageno in The Magic Flute, which is ‘as lowbrow as opera gets’. It sounds right for me
Tons of green make-up, nose glue and mechanical legs: Shrek the Musical pays close attention to detail, and is one of the few London shows that hasn’t been scaled down for the road
I was thinking of passing an old prayer book on to my granddaughter, but then I read it
X Factor presenter Dermot O'Leary's new memoir is based around songs he says are the soundtrack to his life and number one on the list comes from an unlikely source: Brendan Shine.
At the age of nine Declan Bowens became vegetarian, and later vegan. ‘Just because we can do it, doesn’t mean we should,’ he says of meat-eating – not a popular position in rural Ireland
Moneygall, Co Offaly, which comprises just one street, has changed utterly since the First Couple visited in 2011
Good design and responsive fittings have allowed Elaine Lennon to regain independence, and mastery of her home
In the week of World Mental Health Day, the 50-year-old speaks about what it’s like to live with mental ill health
Our outside toilet was a ‘tippler’ – when it did tipple, it was with a roar of rushing water that scared the living daylights out of any poor wretch who happened to be sitting on it
Ahead of National Coming Out Day on Saturday, LGBT people tell of their own experiences
Jocelyn Stevens: February 14th, 1932 - October 9th, 2014
Peter Jankowsky: May 9th, 1939 - September 18th, 2014
Hugh ‘Dick’ Doherty: May 5th, 1921 - September 29th, 2014
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