Tara Playfair-Scott

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Why I hate being a black man

We espouse 'black is beautiful', but the true image of blackness is ugly. If we confront our self-hatred, maybe we'll have real pride<p>Every time I sit on a crowded street car, bus, or subway train in Toronto, I know I will have an empty seat next to me. It's like a broken record. Sometimes I don't …

Ryanair: not the cheapest airline?

While Ryanair claims to be one of the most affordable airlines, when its multitude of hidden costs were totted up, it was found to only be the fourth cheapest.<p>The survey, for WhichAirline.com, calculated the average total fare for a one-way ticket, including one checked bag and the transaction fee, …

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Liz Earle's juice recipes for radiant skin

The beauty guru – and juicing champion – Liz Earle shares her juicing recipes for radiance.<p>The beauty expert Liz Earle is an enthusiastic juicer, and her glowing complexion attests to the benefits that micronutrients in freshly pressed fruit and vegetables can bring. "Good skin is created from …

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How to Make Perfect Paella Every Time

<b>By Martha Rose Shulman</b><p>I was so saddened by the recent death of food writer Penelope Casas. I never met her, but I've long depended on her work for my own research. Her first cookbook, <i>The Foods & Wines of Spain</i>, was published in 1979 and was for decades the only act in town if you wanted to know …

5 Amazing Stories of Devoted Dogs

A new book shows how our canine companions enrich our lives.<p><b>Dog owners know how how much joy our beloved canine companions bring to our lives.</b><p>They enrich us in small and undramatic ways every day—by making us laugh, keeping us company, and offering us unconditional love. My new National Geographic …

What price a golliwog in Shetland? http://t.gu.com/p3ttz After I saw a golliwog in a Shetland Islands shop window I blogged about it, upsetting the owner. Should I have done it? - Lemn Sissay for Comment Is Free