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The Vogue Guide To Dublin

STAY: At The Marker<p>SHOP: At Roads<p>EAT LUNCH: At Bastible<p>DON'T MISS: Francis Bacon’s Studio at The Hugh Lane Gallery<p>SHOP: At Article<p>STOP OFF: At …

15 Italian Cooking Secrets That Will Change Your Life

The beauty of learning how to cook Italian food the right way is that you don't have to go to a restaurant every time the craving strikes. From making the perfect pasta to having the essential pantry staples on hand, there are a few secrets Italian cooks always have up their sleeves that come in …

Mungo MacCallum: Turnbull's company tax cuts and learning from Trump

<i>As Turnbull continues to flog his company tax cut dead horse, should he just take Trump's example and move on? Mungo MacCallum reports.</i><p>MALCOLM …

The Secret to Happiness? Simplify.

For centuries, people leaned into the popular (and false) belief that possession—material wealth and stature—was synonymous with happiness. But now minimalism is on the rise, and for good reason: it works. With the popular Netflix film <i>Minimalism: A Documentary About Important Things</i> and the massive …

From Steve Jobs to Winston Churchill: 9 life lessons from history's most successful people

We all need a little inspiration and motivation sometimes.<p>If you want to achieve your goals, who better to look to than some of the most successful …

How Mindfulness Helps To Get You Through Tough Times And Increase Resiliency

Life is full of unexpected turns. When faced with difficulties, such as an illness, death, divorce, job loss, failures or other painful life events, it can feel disorienting and you may feel as though the ground beneath you is no longer stable.<p>I recall attending a day-long silent meditation retreat …

Mindfulness

The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2016

These are the novels and short story collections that we absolutely loved in 2016. (Ranked in no particular order.)

Julian Barnes: Americans should be barred from Booker Prize

<b>Julian Barnes, the author, has critcised the decision to open the Man Booker Prize to American writers, claiming that it harms the chances of unknown novelists from the Commonwealth.</b><p><b>Barnes, 70, who won the Booker in 2011 for The Sense of an Ending, spoke out after the US author Paul Beatty was</b> …

The Top Five Albums of the 90's

The nineties saw the comeback of distorted guitars hanging on the knees, long-haired bands, hard rock riffs and pessimistic lyrics. It was called …

Music

40+ Life-Changing Books to Read This Year

Knowledge is king. The first step to creating change in your life is to know what you're doing wrong or why you need to change. We've picked out over …

Books

The 50 best books for Christmas 2016

2016 has been a fantastic year for literature, from tales of post-punk rebellion and fish-out-of-water detectives to politically incorrect satire and secrets from the Hollywood studio system. Here our top critics count down the year's best, from 50 to 1.<p>50. <b>The Making of Donald Trump</b> by David Cay …

A playlist of Leonard Cohen’s songs to help you make sense of the world

The world can be cruel, and few people could express this more eloquently than Leonard Cohen.<p>On Nov. 7, the Canadian poet, singer, songwriter, and author passed away at the age of 82. His words have helped many through dark times in their lives, and his wryly macabre sentiment has been a comforting …

Salvation Army

Revenge of the tabloids | Andy Beckett

Rocked by the phone-hacking scandal and haemorrhaging readers, the rightwing tabloids seemed to be yesterday’s news. But now, in Theresa May’s Brexit Britain, they look more powerful than ever<p>Two years ago, when the UK had a future in the European Union and Ed Miliband was a potential prime …

European Union

7 books that will make you feel like you’re in another country

WHENEVER I CAN’T AFFORD TO TRAVEL, I hunt down a book that’ll let me go somewhere else in the world on the cheap. A good writer can transport you to …

Books

Snapshots: the shopfronts of independent Paris

Photography,Shops and shopping,Shopping trips,Architecture,Art and design,Life and style,Culture,Travel<p>These images by German photographer Sebastian Erras, who moved to Paris five years ago, tell an alternative story of the city through its shopfronts. “Most of the time we walk by these stores,” he …

Photography

How Crazy Successful People Beat Stress

Stress. Yes, we all have it. And yes, you can manage it like a boss.<p>How's your stress level? Well, whatever it is, know that it's human to stress.<p>But the good news is that we can manage it, and certainly minimize it, by making some positive changes. That is, of course, all dependent on the life …

Self-help

Margaret Atwood: ‘All dystopias are telling you is to make sure you’ve got a lot of canned goods and a gun’

As her reimagined version of Shakespeare’s Tempest is released, the acclaimed author of The Handmaid’s Tale and Maddaddam talks about how the world of 2016 is starting to look alarmingly like something from one of her books<p>Related: Margaret Atwood selects Tutul for Pen writer of courage award<p>On …

20 great UK walks with pubs, chosen by nature writers

Pull on your boots and enjoy the countryside in all its autumn glory. Ten of Britain’s best nature writers reveal their favourite routes – and where they like to refuel on the way<p><b>20 more UK walks with pub pit stops</b><p><b>Length: 11miles<br>Time: 5</b>½ <b>hours<br>Start/finish: Grassington National Park Centre</b> …

National Parks

'Wicked' windfarms and how to separate the facts of the blackout from the storm of spin | Katharine Murphy

Thundering about windfarms ignores a complex set of factors that still includes several unknowns<p>We had the terrible storm that triggered a statewide blackout in South Australia last week – and, ever since, we’ve had the unfulfilling storm of spin about what caused the lights to go off.<p>The release …

10 October Albums to Look Forward To, Featuring Lady Gaga, Beck and More

After a September jam-packed with new releases, a few heavy hitters are dropping much-anticipated new albums as summer officially gives way to fall. …

How anxiety warps your perception

An anxious mindset can change the way you view the world in profound ways. But could a simple new treatment offer a way out of the perpetual fear?<p>As your thoughts run uncontrollably, your heartbeat starts to race and your breathing becomes heavy. Uneasiness is followed by fear, and then without …

Book Review: 'Strangers In Their Own Land: Anger And Mourning On The American Right'

Berkeley Professor Emerita Arlie Russell Hochschild’s newly published <i>Strangers In Their Own Land: Anger And Mourning On The American Right</i> is an important book and a delight. It’s a sociological – almost anthropological – foray into the minds, hearts, and lives of the Tea Party — my own Tribe. …

Shakespeare and Company, Paris’s famous bookstore where wandering writers are welcome

PARIS — Shakespeare and Company, the small, crumbling bookshop on Paris’s Left Bank, may be the most famous bookstore in the world.<p>It was the first place to publish the entirety of James Joyce’s “Ulysses” when no one else would, and for decades it has been an informal living room — and sometimes a …

Guitar Essentials: How to Write a Blues Turnaround

0<p>SHARES<p><b>PHOTO: Cindy Moorhead</b><p>If you’ve been playing guitar for a while, you’ve probably learned a blues turnaround or two. There are plenty of classic …

Photography Tips: Looking at Lenses

Most of us take photos—even if only with our phones—but not everyone really knows a lot about photography, or about the lens that’s inevitably …

Roy Buchanan Performs "When a Guitar Plays the Blues"

0<p>SHARES<p><b>PHOTO: Paul Natkin | Getty Images</b><p>Guitarist Roy Buchanan was born on this date (September 23) in 1939. Although I "discovered" Buchanan when I …