Simon Darnley

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Three-string Open G Chord Poster for Cigar Box Guitar & More

On Sale<p>Tack this piece of art to your wall and you'll never be left guessing on chords for your 3-string cigar box guitar again!<p>This poster features …

Our critic was never a Star Wars fan. This time he laughed, cried and cheered at a breathtaking sequel by JJ Abrams with genuine heart and soul<p>I have always been the wrong age for <i>Star Wars</i>. When the first trilogy began back in the late 70s, I was old enough to be wedded to the darker, moodier …

Star Wars

The children's Entertainer

Goodbye – Mrs Back to Front and Dizzy Lolly Parties<p>It’s always nice to have company and people to share our crazy world. Goodness is that the time – …

Misquoted and misunderstood: have "one in four" people really had a mental health problem?

What do a government department, a charity, a Royal College and a journal paper all have in common?<p>They've all quoted the same, widely used …

Two new cocktail bars shake up Brixton’s cocktails scene – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 5:15 pm, October 3, 2014 in Food & Drink<p>‘Red sky at night – Brixton’s alight’, ran the poor-taste gag in the 1980s. Brixton’s moved on a …

Cassetteboy vs David Cameron - Gettin' Piggy With It

David Cameron

Oops! Petr Cech steps off Arsenal bus, heads for Chelsea players’ area

You can take the boy out of Chelsea.<p>But you clearly can’t take Chelsea out of the boy.<p>Petr Cech today returned to Stamford Bridge for the first time …

Magic, Mind-Reading and Mayhem Show

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How to Get Good Therapy - Simon Darnley | Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) Conference 2015, London

University of London

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Former adviser to Bank of England among signatories to letter dismissing criticism of economic plans, saying they are ‘not extreme’<p>More than 40 leading economists, including a former adviser to the Bank of England, have made public their support for Jeremy Corbyn’s policies, dismissing claims that …

United Kingdom

Here are 16 reasons to vote for Jeremy Corbyn

<b>Following Jeremy Corbyn's improbable rise to become the leading candidate in Labour's leadership election race, there's panic in the party's</b> …

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I really didn't like my son

<i>"Get inside the house!" I say, in a low growl, which I hope the neighbours can't hear.</i><p><i>"No," replies George.</i><p><i>"Listen, you brat" – tempers are frayed – "I know I promised a trip to the ice-cream place, but Auntie died two days ago and we are too upset, too busy. We'll go another time."</i><p><i>In the</i> …

London Magician | Roberto Forzoni: Psychological Magician Extraordinaire

Roberto Forzoni<p>If you are looking for a London magician to entertain your guests, then look no further. Roberto Forzoni is an entertainer… pure and …

Magic

The 100 best bars and pubs in London: the best cocktails in London

We parked ourselves down on bar stools across the capital and sipped away on some serious drinks so we could deliver to you our list of the 100 best …

How To Make A Matchbox Rocket Launching Kit

Why being 'overweight' means you live longer: The way scientists twist the facts

I have been studying medical research for many years, and the single most outstanding thing I have learned is that many medical "facts" are simply …

Biomedicine

The most awesome new apps you might have missed this week

5 Questions to Ask When You’re Looking for Feedback

As human beings, we’re naturally curious and desire to have our questions answered. But there’s one area of questioning that overwhelms most of us …

Photograph: Alamy<p>Vintgar Gorge, Triglav national park.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/27/1427478158484/c953cf50-91e1-4a84-8a54-656560902bcf-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>Vintgar Gorge, Triglav national …

Hiking

How Much Do You Really Know About Trafalgar Square?

So you think you know Trafalgar Square? It's an easy assumption to make — the iconic part of London's landscape is as familiar as the rest of …

Nikon's 1 J5 gets 4K video and a retro makeover

Nikon 1 mirrorless cameras have, arguably and perhaps unfairly, not been given the respect they deserve, thanks to their smaller 1-inch-type sensors …

Why Babies Love (And Learn From) Magic Tricks

To survive, we humans need to be able to do a handful of things: breathe, of course. And drink and eat. Those are obvious.<p>We're going to focus now on a less obvious — but no less vital — human function: learning. Because new research out today in the journal <i>Science</i> sheds light on the very building …

18 Incredible Places You Won't Believe Are Actually In London

The world is your Oyster.

Higher Perspective

Feelings are incredibly subjective. What one person experiences is different than what others go through. While we have no real way to quantify our …

Best Country Music Albums of 2015

<b>The best country music and Americana albums of 2015, chosen by Culture Editor Martin Chilton unless stated. There are 60 choices for the year. Five star reviews are at the top, otherwise numbers refers to the order in which the albums were reviewed and only ★★★★★/★★★★☆/and ★★★☆☆ albums are included.</b><p>…

Country Music

Top 10 London Art Exhibitions To See In March

<i>We look ahead to London art openings for March and select 10 must-see exhibitions.</i><p>Roman Signer: Slow Movement @ Barbican (4 March-31 May)<br>This …