Chris Maguire

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When does the old ten pound note go out of circulation? Here's the date you need to know

It's been a few months now since the new £10 note hit the streets.<p>The release of the plastic tenner marked he start of the countdown until paper £10 …

Alice Hart's pear and parmesan tarte tatin with thyme pastry recipe

For those who want to eat more vegetables, the British chef’s new vegetarian cookbook has plenty of tasty options<p>It’s a rare recipe than works as a starter, main or cheese course. Served as a starter or main, a rocket (arugula) side salad wouldn’t go amiss. As a dessert or cheese course, the tart …

Recipes

The best places in Florida away from the crowds: readers’ tips

Winning tip: Cult park near Cape Coral<p>Near the small town of Estero, about 12 miles from Cape Coral, is beautiful Koreshan state park, which up until the early 1960s was the last home of a 19th-century cult, the Koreshan Unity. They believed the Earth was hollow, set up a community here in 1894, …

IKEA Cabinet Reviews from 15 Real People

A beautiful, functional, new kitchen is a wonderful thing. The act of renovating a kitchen? Maybe not so much. It's a job that causes even the …

What is Chrome 'Site Isolation' and how does it keep me safe?

The web is a scary place. There are scams, malicious links and other vulnerabilities hiding everywhere. Most users don't see this because of …

Google

Aldi’s New Vegan and Vegetarian Product Line Sounds Awesome

Aldi is a great place to go for inexpensive groceries and produce, and this year they've made a lot of customers very happy by introducing a …

Vegetarian

This Small Device Could Silence the Maddening Symptoms of Tinnitus

Millions of Americans suffer from a medical condition known as tinnitus, a disorder so tormenting that it makes Edgar Allen Poe’s talking, taunting …

Revealed: New 2018 coin designs to be released by the Royal Mint - including £2 Dr Frankenstein and 50p for Women's Vote

The story of Dr Frankenstein and his cursed monster is celebrated in a new set of coins.<p>A £2 issue will mark the 200-year anniversary of the novel by …

Peaks and froths: five wild UK walks with a classic pub

Crickhowell, Powys<p><b>Pub</b> The Bear<b><br>Start/finish</b> Bear Hotel, Crickhowell,<br>Google map reference<b><br>Distance</b> 11.8 miles<b><br>Duration</b> 5–7 hours<b><br>OS map</b> Explorer OL13<p>It’s not hard to see how the Black Mountains got their name: as the sun hides behind the cloud, the lumbering hills of the area darken with dramatic …

Scotland

Weight Watchers' new program has 200 'zero-point' foods you can eat as much as you want — including eggs

Dieting can feel like torture in a country that came up with the Crunchwrap Supreme.<p>In comparison to whizzing through a drive-through for an inexpensive meal, many dieters have to measure and track every item they eat or drink. And a lot of healthy food isn't cheap.<p>With that in mind, Weight …

Weight Watchers

Great Scott: walking Scotland’s Rob Roy Way

Hero, thief, extortioner, loyal Jacobite, traitor or Scotland’s very own Robin Hood. Any of these epithets can be used to describe Rob Roy MacGregor, and will at least be partly true. The outlaw, whose fame was sealed 200 years ago this New Year’s Eve with the publication of Sir Walter Scott’s …

The 50 best Christmas wines for 2017

Observer Food Monthly’s selection of the best bottles from high street bargains to the top of the range<p><b>De Bortoli DB Family Reserve Botrytis Semillon</b>, New South Wales, Australia 2013 (£6.98, 37.5cl, Asda)<br>Making use of all this firm’s expertise with “nobly rotten” late-harvested grapes (De Bortoli …

7 Bread Bakers on What They Wish They Would Have Known

I am still quite a novice when it comes to baking sourdough bread, but fortunately I have lots of friends and books to consult. Community goes hand …

Bread

GoPro bravely sacrifices itself to capture first-person view of being devoured by lava

Not many people have been swallowed up by lava and survived — in fact, the number has to be somewhere around zero, if I had to guess — and the same …

The 5 Most Important Things for Amazing Mac and Cheese

Of all the comfort foods that exist in this world, it's hard to beat macaroni and cheese. What's not to love about noodles bathed in a rich, creamy, …

Comfort Food

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

5 Ingenious Budget Pantries Created with IKEA Basics

(Image credit: Jenna Sue Design)<p>Want more kitchen storage, without breaking the bank? Do you dream of organized shelving and a perfectly posh pantry? …

Seven Amazing British Rock Albums From A Golden Era Of 1999

<i>Just a bunch of old albums that were amazing back when? Nah, there’s more to these sets than that. Every one of these albums, of Mike Diver’s uni</i> …

Best tonic water taste test

Our mission: to find the best original Indian tonic water available in the UK. Here are the results of our expert taste test, and you'll be surprised …

Best ever vegetarian burgers

Check out our top 13 veggie and vegan burgers this weekend from a mouth watering cajun black bean burger to our truffled mushroom burger.<p><i>Looking for</i> …

7 Truly Gorgeous Día de los Muertos Makeup Ideas

The best tutorials, all in once place.<p>October 31 is upon us, which means it's nearly time to celebrate Día de los Muertos. But know what it's not …

Meet Our 2017 Travel Photographer of the Year

TravelPhoto Contest<p>Sergio Tapiro has been photographing volcanoes for 15 years, but this was a "once-in-a-lifetime" shot.<p>On a cold December night in 2015, Sergio Tapiro dragged his sleeping bag, camera, and tripod outside and lay underneath the cloudless expanse. Eight miles away, the molten sea …

Geology

'Keeping Grandpa alive': the internet's photographic treasure hunt

After finding his grandfather’s old travel photos, Australian David Tomkins used the public’s help to track down exactly where they were shot. Now his attempt to retrace Grandpa’s steps is nearing its conclusion<br>• Tap or click on the photos to see then and now<p>From the moment he discovered a box of …

Sixt took me for a ride over car hire cover

It failed to include even basic insurance in its headline price, leaving me liable for up to €24,000<p><b>For the second year in a row, I recently hired a car with Sixt (via the Kayak price comparison site) for six days in Corsica costing €146 (£129). Essentially, my complaint is that it hid a major</b> …

NASA needs your help for the upcoming full solar eclipse in the U.S.

Getting a job at NASA is no walk in the park, but contributing to its upcoming science experiment could be just that easy. While we can’t all be …

5 of Britain’s most unique campsites

From the grapevine fields of Devon to the fringes of the Cairngorm mountains, here are five prime and original places to pitch your tent, while …

North of Orlando, an elegant Florida vacation awaits

<b>(CNN) —</b> Orlando may be synonymous with Disney World for most, but just north of this Florida city there's a different vacation for those who wish to explore it.<p>The historic resort town of Winter Park is a stately haven for those who like their downtime a little more on the grown-up side -- or just …

Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake

Step 1<p>Preheat The Oven<p>Preheat the oven to 150ºC.<p>Step 2<p>Make The Base Mix<p>Combine the water and both sugars in a small saucepan. Bring it to the boil …

Dessert

13 Useful Apps for Off the Grid Adventures

Adventure<p>These wifi-free apps were designed with remote areas in mind.<p>Though purists may say nothing can replace a printed topographic map, the world’s leading smartphone apps are getting close. Technology is making it easier than ever to get lost in an adventure without getting lost in the …

100 best nonfiction books: No 74 – Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa by Mungo Park (1799)

The Scottish explorer’s account of his heroic one-man search for the river Niger was a contemporary bestseller and a huge influence on Conrad, Melville and Hemingway<p>Mungo Park’s <i>Travels</i> is a classic of English exploration literature – a contemporary bestseller whose influence lingered throughout the …