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. . .but what about when I DO sit?

Sit for short periods of time, and don’t sit in the same position for hours on end.<p>Sit with a neutral pelvis. You know when a little kid sits on your …

Squats and Your Pelvic Floor: Part 2

Are squats good for your pelvic floor? Part 1

Health

Museum restaurants in London

Walking around London museums can make you hungry, but luckily you don't have to go far to find quality food and drink. These museum restaurants …

London's Best Park Cafés

In this round-up, we’ve focused on London’s <b>lesser-known cafés and restaurants</b> in parks, gardens and other open green spaces. There’s something for …

London’s Best Sunday Roasts: Rated And Mapped

<b>Updated: October 2016</b><p>It’s one of the most eaten-out meals in London, but with every pub and its neighbour claiming to do a great one, but it’s not an …

England

Patchwork afghan caught my eye

This is a two-fer: Eye candy for quilters and knitters alike. What a fun way to not get bored, do a square and move on to the next color/design. …

Look at this gorgeous creation! So beautiful! http://www.onecraftymumma.com/2014/08/crochet-blanket-simply-crochet-magazine-issue-20.html

New pattern – Illusion

Hello again lovely friends. How are you today?<p>I’ve been busy this past week finishing off a new pattern. Boy oh boy these things take longer than …

Secret London: 16 more odd sights you never knew were there

England

Blood-swept lands: the story behind the Tower of London poppies tribute

Artists Paul Cummins and Tom Piper describe the trials and triumphs behind their famous, if controversial, first world war commemoration<p>There were many happy twists of fate that led to the most visited and talked about public art installation for a generation, not least the fluke discovery of a …

Journaling as a Practice in Mindfulness

Journaling is often compared to the habit of meditation. Many journal-writers report receiving the same benefits as those who practice meditation on …

10 Journaling Tips to Help You Heal, Grow and Thrive

<b>“The more light you allow within you, the brighter the world you live in will be.” ~Shakti Gawain</b><p>Keeping a journal has many positive benefits. …

Damien Rice: the voice that inspired a generation

Damien Rice may be the most influential singer-songwriter of this century. So why did he run away from music for eight years?<p>“I don’t have a craving for money. And I don’t have a craving for fame,” insists Rice, pressing his point with a kind of urgent exasperation. “The level I am at suits me …

In pictures: The poppies at the Tower of London

<b>Nearly four million people are expected to have visited an installation at the Tower of London to mark the centenary of the start of World War One by 12 November.</b><p>Blood Swept Lands And Seas Of Red by ceramic artist Paul Cummins has proven so popular there have been calls for it to be extended.<p>London …

Remembrance Day

6 Relaxing Yoga Poses To Help You Fall Asleep

Ease your way into a more restful night sleep with restorative yoga poses and deep, mindful breathing. Where Zen meets REM, here are six easy yoga …

Yoga

The world's best high teas

Sipping tea in rarefied surroundings is a simple treat that can turn a fun city break into something truly memorable. High (or afternoon) tea, involving delicate cakes, buttery scones and the occasional glass of bubbly, is an English tradition dating back to the 1840s. So it’s unsurprising that the …

Colorful Ideas To Visually Enlarge Your Small Bathroom

In most homes, the size of the bathrooms is always small and if you are experiencing same, it simply means you are not alone. If you should opt for …

Interior Design

10 of the best coffee shops in London: readers' tips

London's top coffee shops, as tipped by Guardian readers. Feed your caffeine addiction at these capital city highlights<p>• <b>Steamed or frothing that your favourite has been missed? Then add your recommendation in the comments below</b><p>Winning tip: The Attendant, Fitzrovia<p>It's not just the perfect coffee, …

Hobbies & Interests - Shopping

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The Scold's Bridle, II.

The Scold’s Bridle, II.<p>A little while ago I wrote an angry post called “The Scold’s Bridle”. It was about the urge some men have to silence women …

Five of London’s best street food markets – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 5:30 pm, April 25, 2014 in Food & Drink, Outdoor London<p><i>Gourmet food trucks are rolling out of their winter garages and on to some tarmac</i> …

RT @Graydancer: A poster that should be at every kink event. And over my desk. & at @DominaSnow's. http://t.co/qWqSqy7N1Y

Gardens

Types of Garden<p>Around 200 gardens take part in Open Garden Squares Weekend each year. There is a real variety - from the traditional private squares …

Landscaping

Food markets in London

Whether you're looking for gourmet ingredients, home-made treats or a quick bite to eat, London's food markets are the place to go.<p>There are many …

Homemade

43 things to look forward to in London this spring – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 8:00 am, March 6, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music & Nightlife, Shopping & Style<p>It feels like spring has finally sprung. …

Viking treasures and Hitler's 'perfect woman'

Viking treasures and Hitler’s ‘perfect woman’<p>Gareth Williams guides us through the British Museum's major new Vikings exhibition, while Julie …

Archaeology