Gary Barlow has gained weight in lockdown.
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Gary Barlow has gained weight in lockdown.
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A beautifully evocative photo of a filmmaker using knitting to manage her mental health during lockdown has won a top photography prize."Untangling" by London-based filmmaker Jameisha Prescod triumphed in the Managing Mental Health (single image) category at the Wellcome Photography Prize 2021.The powerful photograph illuminates the way that the isolation of lockdown exacerbated Prescod's depression as she spent much of her time alone in the "concentrated chaos" of her bedroom."It's where I work
“Veg is the edge,”' beamed ex-Royal Marine commando and international man of mystery John – not his real name, of course – as I wound another weave of spiky grass and sodden moss into my sniper’s ghillie suit. “You’ll need it to crawl to the firing position undetected by the enemy.” I’d come to the Scottish Highlands on a top-secret James Bond-style mission, Operation Loch’n’Load. I hadn’t bargained on being knee-deep in bog dressed as Worzel Gummidge, firing high-velocity sniper rifles at targe
Pass the lip liner please
Still not recovered TBH
Scarborough, I was told on childhood seaside holidays to the Yorkshire coast, is a “two coats place”, whereas Bridlington – 17 miles further south and in the lee of Flamborough Head – is “a one coat place”. While I may have slightly mis-remembered, this no-nonsense approach to a Yorkshire seaside holiday still holds true today. North Yorkshire’s coastal towns and villages may sport the odd hipster coffee shop and vegan chippy, but there is no Tate Gallery satellite or antiques quarter to draw vi
Puccini’s Nessun Dorma reaches a poignant climax as the sun sets in an orange blaze over Pathos Sunset Lounge’s infinity pool overlooking the dusky sands of Koumpara beach. “Nowadays young people flock to see sunset here at Pathos, but back in the day, there was never opera on Ios – the island was packed with revellers and travellers who were drunk most of the time,” says Dimitris Zachaios, the island’s deputy mayor, with a laugh. Like many Greek atolls “discovered” by backpackers back in the 19
SNL host, writer and comedian Michael Che is showing zero remorse for crude comments he made about gymnastics legend Simone Biles, after she withdrew from the Tokyo Olympics to take care of her mental health. In a post on his Instagram story Thursday, the Saturday Night Live head writer expressed his desire to “make fun of Simone Biles.” In the next post, he wrote: “I got like 3 mins of Simone Biles jokes in my head. I’m going to the cellar tonight to say them into a microphone. As the dorky kid
Over the last five months, we’ve seen everything from fur-lined ski suits and cable knit sweaters to more-is-more wedding gowns make an appearance on the set of the forthcoming Ridley Scott film House Of Gucci. After seeing so many paparazzi images and snapshots from Lady Gaga’s Instagram, we had come to the conclusion that, by the time the trailer came out, we’d have seen everything there was to see fashion-wise from the movie, which won’t be out until November. And yet, by the grace of God Guc
So, the worst has happened. Well, not quite the worst, but something pretty bad. You – or your partner, or your friend, or some other hapless soul in your soon-to-be-flying travel party – has been pinged by the NHS Covid app or Track and Trace, and your holiday plans are in 10 days’ worth of self-isolating ruins. What to do? The answer, firstly, is not to panic. For all the inconvenience, the prospect of a relaxing holiday has not evaporated on a breeze of technological ill fortune. Even if you
Welcome to Money Diaries, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking a cross-section of women how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period – and we're tracking every last penny.This week: "I am a 28-year-old living with my dog, P, in zone 2 of northeast London. I moved to the UK from Germany back in 2014 to do a gap year between school and university and worked as a live-in au pair. As the family had three older kids and
I used to be the world’s best replier; I never left an iMessage or a WhatsApp on read. But after 18 months of the coronavirus pandemic, what I am calling ‘communication fatigue’ has set in and the text messages frequently stack up. My friends mean the world to me and I actually think the pandemic has brought us closer — but keeping all my friendships going via a phone has been hard, to say the least. My phone has become the principal transmitter of my identity, in place of my facial expressions
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From platforms to spiky styles.
Gymnasts nickname it the ‘the twisties’ – the daunting, ever-present risk of losing your bearings in mid-air, forcing you to flail about in a dizzying confusion while trying to land on two feet. This is what appeared to strike Simone Biles, perhaps the greatest gymnast in history, at Tokyo’s Ariake Centre on Tuesday. The 24-year-old started off well, gliding up to the vault with her trademark grace, before attempting the Amanar, a particularly difficult manoeuvre involving two-and-a-half mid-air
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The salted caramel box sounds divine...