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Rita Notes: shopping for cushions

Craig Fordham<p>I have quite mixed feelings about cushions. On the one hand, I love them for what they bring decoratively to a room and find them …

Trump's Legal Threats Backfire

The president is used to getting his way by bluster and intimidation, but the strategy that once worked for him is now working against him.<p>Minutes after the Stormy Daniels interview on <i>60 Minutes</i>, Team Trump fired off a heavy-breathing lawyer’s letter, bristling with phrases like “cease and desist” …

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How to plant in pots and containers part 2: spring

There are two successful recipes for pots at any time of year: you can either go for just one plant, repeated again and again, or choose a carefully …

The best country pubs with rooms in the UK

The Lygon Arms, Broadway, Worcestershire<p>The Rose & Crown, Norfolk<p>The Gunard's Head, Cornwall<p>The Old Stocks Inn, Gloucestershire<p>Lord Crewe Arms, …

How to plant in pots and containers part 1: late winter

Containers and pots are gardens in miniature. If done well, they can give us fabulous scent, scale (the little or the very large are often the best), …

Flowers

Magic Mountain / DROPS 187-8 - Free knitting patterns by DROPS Design

Knitted sweater with round yoke and multi-colored Nordic pattern, worked top down. Sizes S - XXXL. The piece is worked in DROPS Paris.

Free Knitting Patterns - Raglan Pullover with Long Back

<b>Sizes:</b> 10/12 (US 6/8).<p><b>Materials:</b><p>Yarn: 500 g (50% Wool, 50% Acrylic, yardage = 280 m/100 g); one pair quick knit needles and one circular needle, both …

Knitting

Vintermys / DROPS 185-13 - Free knitting patterns by DROPS Design

Men’s knitted jumper with multi-coloured Nordic pattern. Sizes S - XXXL. The piece is worked in DROPS Alaska.

Knitting

Size (And Sound) Matters When It Comes To Bubbles In Your Sparkling Wine

Oenophiles have debated the most desirable characteristics of bubbles in champagne and sparkling wines for centuries, with most purists swearing that the smaller the bubble, the better the wine. But up until recently, few thought to listen to the bubbles themselves for answers.<p>Scientists at the …

The Top 11 Ski Movies of All Time

<b>Swift. Silent. Deep.</b> <br>The Jackson Hole Airforce, a legendary group of renegade skiers who made a name for themselves by ducking boundary ropes at …

Top 5 authentic Alpine ski resorts

You’ve waited all year, the snow has started to fall, the resorts are opening, one by one, it won’t be long before you arrive at your chosen …

Skiing

Rita notes: Curtains

<i>Continuing her series offering interior-decoration advice, Rita Konig explores her new-found love of curtains...</i><p>Craig Fordham<p>Having apparently …

An interior designer’s guide to pelmets

Alicia Taylor<p>'I've always liked the English country house look, so I decorated this house with that sort of interior in mind,' says Cameron. 'It's …

Home Decorating

Where to Ski in Utah to Find More Powder Than People

When planning a ski trip, there are usually two types of vacationers: those who immediately find themselves looking at annual snowfall averages, …

Ski technique: how to maintain leg symmetry

Symmetry describes the position and shape that our legs hold during turns. Holding the right, symmetrical position will allow you to manage the natural forces you experience when skiing and keep the skis working in unison says <i>Telegraph Ski and Snowboard</i> ski technique editor and coach for Channel …

Top 10 Ski Towns

Most relaxed: Rossland, B.C.<p>The bonus of a small ski town that hasn’t yet crossed over into resort-town territory? The locals aren’t jaded and the …

A new study shows that students learn way more effectively from print textbooks than screens

Teachers, parents and policymakers certainly acknowledge the growing influence of technology and have responded in kind. We've seen more investment in classroom technologies, with students now equipped with school-issued iPads and access to e-textbooks.<p>In 2009, California passed a law requiring …

Textbooks

'We're walking down a dark path': Biden hammers Trump in scathing speech

Receiving a prize from a foreign policy thinktank, the former vice-president did not mince words in describing a ‘disturbing and dangerous’ trend in Washington<p>Joe Biden, the former US vice-president, has taken off the gloves with a scathing denunciation of Donald Trump and the existential threat he …

Donald Trump

Queen Elizabeth II to mark 90th birthday at Windsor Castle

LONDON (AP) — The longest-reigning monarch in British history turns 90 on Thursday, but Queen Elizabeth II is not planning a major, fireworks-filled …

Queen Elizabeth II

19 Ways to Organize Your Home in 5 Minutes or Less

Organize your space in no time at all with these mini projects.<p><b>Donate unused mugs.</b> Unless you're a true mug aficionado, you probably have more than you need. Separate your favorites and donate the rest.<p><b>Sort your Tupperware.</b> Double-check that there's a lid for every container, get rid of loners, and …

The Process of Skiing

What is the spirit of skiing and why do we seek that inexplicable feeling, season after season? To answer this timeless question, in collaboration …

Watch 100 years of ski fashion in six minutes | Adventure Sports Network

It goes without saying, but each and every year, ski and snowboard technology is advancing. The slender, 200-centimeter skis you might have seen on …

Read President Trump's Interview With TIME on Truth and Falsehoods

President Trump spoke with TIME Washington Bureau Chief Michael Scherer on March 22 for a cover story about the way he has handled truth and …

Trump Doesn’t Want to Be President

He wants to be communications director.<p>Donald Trump doesn’t really want to be president. If he did, he’d nominate candidates to the 350 important but vacant administration jobs and get on with the job of governance. He doesn’t seem to want to be commander in chief of the armed forces, either, …

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Exclusive: Read the Inauguration Day letter Obama left for Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> During his final moments in the Oval Office, President Barack Obama folded into thirds a handwritten letter to Donald Trump, slid it into an envelope, and in neat capital letters addressed it to "Mr. President."<p>Now, the contents of that letter -- the last direct communication between the …

The White House

Questions on Trump? Peace Corps Volunteers Change the Topic

WASHINGTON — As a Peace Corps volunteer assigned to a school in Gostivar, Macedonia, Sarah Blake would listen, waiting for the English words that began to puncture the conversations during the first months of 2017.<p>Trump. Ban.<p>Ms. Blake, in her third year as a Peace Corps volunteer, was often the …

More exciting details about Fantastic Beasts have been revealed

More Newt Scamander? SIGN US UP<p><b>Words by Christopher Rosen</b><p><b>From the editors of Entertainment Weekly</b><p>Newt Scamander and Albus Dumbledore will team …

White House Management 101

President Donald Trump’s rocky start should come as no surprise. He has no experience in government or large organizations -- his company is a small family office that employs a few dozen people. Before finding success through television and licensing deals, his career was defined by a series of …

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