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Album of the week : Sound Mirror - Syd Arthur

Syd Arthur are carrying the torch for the classic Canterbury sound, and doing it smartly and on their own unique terms

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Albums of the week 2014


How will the single tier state pension affect you?

It’s less than two years away but how much do you know about the single-tier state pension

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Classic Album covers : Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John

One of Elton’s best and most popular albums - and the cover’s pretty good too

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Serious adventures anyone can undertake - raft the Zambesi

A true challenge is within your reach. All it takes is a few months to get in shape and a few days off work

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Can Facebook actually be good for you?

Looks like Mark Zuckerberg has an even bigger effect on your life than you thought

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Book of the week : Be Safe, I Love You - Cara Hoffman

A poignant study of the far-reaching consequences of post-traumatic stress disorder - in a female soldier

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Books of the week 2014


‘Clean eating’ - without the cost

It’s the latest healthy living trend, but is it possible to eat ‘clean’ on a budget

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Can you save money with your garden?

This summer resolve to make your garden look good without paying anyone a penny

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