How we stay together: 'It’s within those storms that you aim for the sun'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Names: Valentino and Carly GiannoniYears together: 20Occupations: Self-employed Carly and Valentino Giannoni’s relationship had a picture book start. In 2000, Carly, a twenty-something Australian, went backpacking around Europe. While Läs mer…

Fit in my 40s: a virtual rave with sabers and songs – what’s not to like? | Zoe Williams

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; When somebody suggested Beat Saber to me, I wasn’t interested. First, it looks rather intimidating from the demo videos: you’re inside a virtual reality headset, with a controller in Läs mer…

British Vogue covers celebrate black joy with sculpted hair

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The intricate art of sculpted hair celebrating black identity is front and centre of British Vogue’s April issue. Made up of four different covers around the theme of “joy”, Läs mer…

Salmond inquiry having 'chilling effect' on women, say experts

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Salmond inquiry is having a significant impact on the momentum for change brought about by the #MeToo movement, according to experts and campaigners on workplace harassment. They have Läs mer…

Pokémon was a key part of my childhood. Now it's 25, I feel old

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Last weekend marked the 25th anniversary of Pokémon Red and Blue (or Red and Green in their native Japan), the first video games in a series that truly would Läs mer…

Afro Influencers: how agency for Italy's black Tiktokkers is challenging prejudices

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; When Aida Diouf Mbengue made her debut on TikTok in 2019, it was partly to show solidarity with a Moroccan classmate who was being mocked for her dance clips Läs mer…

'All I've wanted is to give mum a hug': four families kept apart by Covid

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, various global restrictions on travel and socialising have kept many families apart – some for more than a year. Four people who Läs mer…

'The pressure is to appear normal': the crisis in modest fashion

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; “Modest fashion” has been a defining style for the past decade. The trend for oversize silhouettes and loose layers has united fashion fans, religious and secular, and has been Läs mer…

‘I rate The A-Team four out of 10!’ The great childhood TV swap

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Maya Wolfe-Robinson and Ezra, five Maya watches The Lion GuardWhen I asked Ezra what his favourite TV show was, he took some time to consider. It seems to change Läs mer…

Gourmet to go! 17 brilliant, unexpected ways with a microwave – from risotto to profiteroles

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; They were once regarded as technological miracles – machines that allowed you to travel back in time to a moment when your cup of tea was still hot. But Läs mer…

Haruki Murakami's new T-shirt line proves it: he's no recluse

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; It may be time to stop calling the Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami “reclusive”. Over the last few years, he has become a radio show host, a sort of literary Läs mer…

Apply liberally: the TikTok teens fighting political battles with makeup

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; If you’re on TikTok, you’ll know Gen Z can tell if you’re a millennial from a side part and skinny jeans. Now, a new TikTok trend suggests teenagers on Läs mer…

How to avoid 'Zoom fatigue' during the Covid pandemic

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Imagine you’re walking around your workplace followed incessantly by colleagues holding a mirror which causes you to stare at yourself for large parts of the day. The bizarre scenario Läs mer…

The Inbetweeners' James Buckley becomes the unlikely king of Cameo

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sarah Jessica Parker will wish you a happy birthday. Jack Nicklaus will tell you golf stories. John Cleese will read out your poem. Of the thousands of stars who Läs mer…

Digital fashion designers sought for UK’s first degree in virtual couture

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The seemingly sci-fi world of digital couture – in which social media users can buy virtual clothing to be worn online, while gamers can dress avatars in flamboyant “skins” Läs mer…

‘My soupmaker is so quick!’ 15 lockdown buys that helped Guardian readers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A treadmill Not only has my new treadmill seen me through lockdown, it’s also keeping me on an even keel, as I live in a crowded area and don’t Läs mer…

The model who made Instagram apologise: Alexandra Cameron's best photograph

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; When I noticed the model and activist Nyome Nicholas-Williams on social media early last summer, I felt hugely appreciative of how confident she was in her images. She was Läs mer…

'I get better sleep': the people who quit social media

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; My memory and recall are alarmingly good – borderline photographic. But when I used Instagram, I found it would short-circuit my recall in an alarming way. I’d be describing Läs mer…

10 fun ways to entertain kids over half-term

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Embrace global festivals and culture Christmas, Easter, Bonfire Night and Halloween – the events that usually punctuate our year – haven’t felt sufficient in the pandemic, so in my Läs mer…

I decided to quit Twitter and I feel like a new man | Romesh Ranganathan

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; I decided to quit Twitter last month. I haven’t been engaging properly with it for a while, only tweeting to point out a podcast or a show I was Läs mer…