Michelle Chiu

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Ian Rankin Picks ‘The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie’ as the Book He Can’t Live Without

The award-winning novelist selects Muriel Spark’s terse and exquisite novel ‘The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie’ as a book that always repays with fresh …

Snow in Midsummer review – restless spirit seeks revenge in Chinese classic

Swan, Stratford-upon-Avon The ghost of a wronged widow hovers over a modern industrial town in the RSC’s intriguing update of a 13th-century play<p>This is a genuine curiosity. As part of its mission to bring Chinese classics to western audiences, the Royal Shakespeare Company has commissioned Frances …

Box Office

Neoliberalism is creating loneliness. That’s what’s wrenching society apart

What greater indictment of a system could there be than an epidemic of mental illness? Yet plagues of anxiety, stress, depression, social phobia, eating disorders, self-harm and loneliness now strike people down all over the world. The latest, catastrophic figures for children’s mental health in …

Mental Health

The Greek New Wave film that could be the next Gummo

“Most people assume that the film was inspired by Greece and the Athens Olympic village but the truth is that I just wanted to talk about a group of kids who live in a place which is very abandoned; that has no hope, no exit, no nothing,” explains Greek director Sofia Exarchou of her debut feature</i> …

Olympic Village

​Make sure you sidestep these 8 decorating sins

Nobody’s perfect – even the most seasoned interior designer can sometimes hit a brick wall or discover that his/her decision about, for example, that …

Why is Beijing so scared of this 25-year-old Hong Konger?

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> "We are the future of Hong Kong!"<p>Edward Leung stands on a crowded overpass connected to a busy metro station, speaking into a white megaphone.<p>"We will win, we have the mandate!"<p>Behind him, his round, bespectacled face adorns multiple large banners overlapping those of various …

Hong Kong

The True Secret To Staying Young

To remain engaged and excited by reading, writing, and by life itself, says a seasoned novelist, we must constantly seek to discover the new, to …

Albert Einstein

An Encyclopedia of Every Literary Plot, Ever

How many plots are there in fiction? Millions, two, or 36, depending on whom you ask. There’s William Wallace Cook’s chart-crazy <i>Plotto,</i> first …

Literature

How Screen Addiction Is Damaging Kids' Brains

"I've worked with hundreds of heroin addicts and crystal meth addicts, and what I can say is that it's easier to treat a heroin addict than a true screen addict," says Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, author of 'Glow Kids.'<p>In the 80s, Graham Nash from Crosby Stills & Nash appeared on MTV for an interview. …

The Danish Way of Parenting review – how to raise the world’s happiest kids

Having muddled through six years of parenthood without consulting any books on the subject, I was pretty excited about this, my first one. Perhaps it would finally provide some answers to the many questions that have been building up in my mind. Such as: it is possible to clean poo off the carpet …

Parenting

What YOU should eat on your period

What YOU should eat on your period: Study shows syncing food to your menstrual cycle helps women stay in shape - and here's your meal plan<p><b>Appetites</b> …

Women's Health

Are You a People Pleaser?

People ask me all the time what the secret to happiness is: <i>“If you had to pick just one thing, what would be the most important thing for leading a</i> …

Happiness

5 Morning Rituals for a Healthy Life

By Brian Syuki<p>Many of us start the morning by brushing our teeth, taking a shower and making a cup of coffee. Those are all good and fine routines, …

Istanbul: To the City

<i>In celebration of the ongoing LensCulture Street Photography Awards 2016, we will be publishing a series of inspiring features on great contemporary street photography. Enjoy!</i><p>Looking at these pictures is an unsettling play of mirrors.<p>The more I look at them, the more they look at me.<p>They don't …