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Thankfully, life seems full of small acts of kindness carried out for little reward or recognition. On his recent visit to Crete (featured in The Oldie’s January travel special), Nigel Summerley met a couple who personified this.
Elisabeth Luard sings the praises of silverweed, which has long been cultivated as a versatile ingredient and a food for times of famine
Words are wrongly used, verbs have become nouns, and no one seems to care, says Paul Bailey
We’ve never been so drugged up, it seems. But, asks Nigel Summerley, is all this medication good for our health?
The past should be allowed to live and breathe. It shouldn’t be tidied up and have all its atmosphere and mystery removed, says Tanya Gold
Overt references to stark nudity, unabashed romantic come-ons and crude allegations – against our very editor! – were thrust around the Simpson's dining room
The recording of a 1990s jazz suite broke new ground but it had to wait until this month for a repeat performance by its veteran composers
Chickweed may be a favourite with birds and bunnies, but it can also help you create culinary delights
The lunch featured James Pembroke, Liz Anderson, Anne de Courcy, and Harry Mount
ASH Smyth reminds us that human failings – and feelings – remain the same after 2,000 years
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