Home and Garden

Restaurant of the week: Harcourt Inns’ latest venture, the KPH

Two years ago, Ladbroke Grove locals fought hard to save one of their favourite pubs and landmarks from closing: the KPH, famed for being the location of Welsh singer Tom Jones’ first London gig. The ...[Read More]

How to make scented candles: blending the fragrance

We use a blend of botanicals and essential oils in our scents. But regardless of which types of oils you are using there is a tool that will help to categorize the oils into groups, and discover combi...[Read More]

Piet Oudolf’s garden at Hauser & Wirth Somerset

Autumn is traditionally a period of bounty, when the year’s work reaches its culmination. Although it is perhaps not a ‘season of fruitfulness’ in the classic sense, growth in the borders has reached ...[Read More]

Lidl’s microwave grill is almost identical to the Lakeland bestseller…only £20 cheaper

Rebecca Knight October 18, 2019 12:48 pm If you’re a fan of a crunchy yet oozy cheese toasty, then you need to get down to Lidl stat, and pick up the Lidl microwave grill. Related: Get set for Christm...[Read More]

The new IKEA Värmer range will help you set the scene for Christmas entertaining

Michela Colling October 18, 2019 11:23 am ‘Tis certainly the season for staying in and getting cosy. And the new IKEA Värmer range is just the thing for an indoor get-together that gives you all the f...[Read More]

Phil Spencer explains why an older home might not be the best choice for a first-time buyer

Rebecca Knight October 18, 2019 7:09 am When it comes to buying a first home it can be a bit of a minefield trying to work out what you want from a house. Do you go for a new build or old house? Relat...[Read More]

Over 50s unknowingly sitting on the equivalent of over £56k worth of unused space in their homes

Tamara Kelly October 17, 2019 3:34 pm Ever consider the financial value of unused space in your home? Startling new research reveals the average adult, aged over 50 in the UK, is sitting on the equiva...[Read More]

A glimpse inside the late artist Louise Bourgeois’ New York apartment

“The first time I met with Louise, it was a one-day commission for a one-day shoot,” recalls photographer and author Jean-Francois Jaussaud, "She said ‘Okay, Jean-Francois, you can take some pictures,...[Read More]

Restoring beauty and order to the 24-acre garden of North Rode Manor

The north-west of England is notoriously wet, with the highest rainfall of the year generally being in August. So, understandably, garden designers sometimes wince at a climate that grows moss more ea...[Read More]

Saving for a deposit just got easier as Zoopla reveals renting has become more affordable

Rebecca Knight October 17, 2019 12:48 pm If you are stuck renting, desperately trying to scrape together a deposit we have some good news. A new report has revealed that there is now more affordable r...[Read More]

Get set for Christmas with affordable Lidl wooden toys – from just £1.49

Tamara Kelly October 17, 2019 11:48 am Next week sees the arrival of a fun new kids range from the leading supermarket! If you’re looking for traditional children’s toys, stepping away from modern-day...[Read More]

The Aldi advent calendars are coming back – that’s the Christmas countdown covered

Tamara Kelly October 17, 2019 11:45 am It's less than five weeks until we begin the countdown to Christmas. The magnificent range of Aldi advent calendars are making a welcome return – with new design...[Read More]