Ann Young

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Paternity leave: I'm a new father. And I really want to be at home now

Nick Clegg is pushing for flexible parental leave, saying the current rules are out of date<p>On other pages in today's <i>Observer</i> I've written about Lego, and the children's film <i>SpaceCamp</i>, and the Tintin books (twice). Likely my focus has snagged these past few weeks. At home, I have a new baby, two …

38 ways to truly feel thankful this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favourite American holiday, because in its essence it’s an officially recognized celebration of that great universal truth: It’s …

Big Dog and Small Pup Are Inseparable Best Friends

Earlier this year we met photogenic Harlow the Weimaraner and his fellow canine buddy Sage. Now, the household has welcomed a new addition to their dog party–Indi the Dachshund. The tiny pup has seamlessly entered the family, adding an adorable element to the already sweet collection of portraits …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

George Clooney Through the Ages

Because this man did not just appear on this earth with silver hair and celebrity. As he told us in our new profile, he "came from somewhere."<p><b>As ubiquitous and universally beloved</b> as his face is now, it's easy to forget sometimes that Clooney's actually gone through plenty of different faces, in …

Suits for women: All ages fashion - in pictures

Each week, the Weekend fashion team pick a range of outfits that represent a current trend and style them for different age groups. This week that look is new look suits for women, which are huge on the high street at the moment, and show how this potentially tricky look can work whatever your age

The naked truth about nudity among the over-50s

Where do you stand on nakedness? I don't mean young, smooth-skinned, lithe nakedness. I mean older, dimpled and slightly untidy nakedness. Where do you stand on that? Last week was rather exciting for unexpected bare bits, what with Michael Eavis getting his kit off for charity and David Dimbleby's …

Beauty how to: Natural lips

This season, keep lips simple, just as nature intended<p>BY <b>Sonia Haria</b> | 24 November 2013<p>There are days when your lips don't need any colour - just a slick of something moisturising that will protect them from the winter chill.<p>Choose your balm carefully and it can improve your lip contour, plump the …

Aveda Teams Up With Katie Rowland for Bespoke Manicures

<i>Luxury jewellery designer Katie Rowland teams up with Aveda to bring bespoke manicures to the party season.</i><p>Jewellery meets beauty this season as …

Manicures

Facials: is a simple deep cleanse the solution to my dirt-filled pores?

I want a clean face. That is all. I want blackheads gone, spots to fizzle and die, and my skin to be calm and soft like the outside of a peach. What I don't want are injections, freezing my face off, or, as in one Japanese treatment, snails crawling all over my nose and mouth. Facials are merging …

Melinda Gates on her life with the richest man in the world

As the wife of Bill Gates, Microsoft founder and the richest man on the planet, Melinda Gates could have opted for a life of indulgence. But that would have been far too easy. Abigail Pesta meets her<p>It’s a hot September afternoon in Manhattan and Melinda Gates is on the move. The wife of <b>the richest</b> …

Comic Books

Friends: The One With The Cornflakes

Dave feels the crunch in the latest episode of our political sitcom<p>“SO EXACTLY what sort of cornflake do you think I am?” asked Dave, as he stomped up and down the length of the Cabinet Room.<p>“An extremely toothsome one, boss,” said Boris, rumpling his hair. “Sugar-coated, high in fibre, low in …

Breakfast

LibLink: Willie Rennie – St Andrew’s Day: A proud Scot making the positive case for remaining within the UK

Over at the Endeavour Public Affairs blog, Leader of the Scottish Lib Dems Willie Rennie marks St Andrew’s Day, 30th November, by reflecting on the …

Scotland