Conrad has urged her to start shopping at Chanel again, to cheer herself up, but so far she has resisted. ‘Buying Chanel is such a cliché it makes me ill, but the thing is it always fits. I don’t have to have alterations. Conrad is always saying, Barbara, you don’t have to skimp this way, you can go out and do it. … [Read more...] about ‘I just love sex. I once counted the number of partners I’d had… don’t even ask!’: It’s the memoir of the year – now read JAN MOIR’s interview with BARBARA AMIEL that’s so frank and funny you’ll never look at whipped cream the same way again
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A decade ago I got married in a wedding outfit that, because of the shambles of assembling it, I can remember thread for thread. I had a new suit (dark grey, secret pockets) that I was shyly proud of; but with a couple of hours to go, I hung it in the wrong place in a public bathroom and the jacket was sprayed at close range by an auto-dispersing air freshener, the rich and tangy scent of which I could never scrub clear. My smart shoes, fine in the shop, turned out to be so unrealistically sleek-soled that I couldn’t stay upright on the walk to the venue and had to arrive in trainers. Way too late in the day, I noticed that my fancy dress-shirt needed cufflinks and all I had in my drawer was a pair of bug-eyed scarlet superhero heads, given to me once as a joke. I wound up at the altar, making my solemn vows, wearing a little Spider-Man on either wrist. … [Read more...] about I love Spider-Man – but would my son? How I learned a hard lesson about heroes
"I told Marium as soon as we got home. It was one of the hardest things I've had to do. It was eating away inside of me, to be honest," Kaiser says. "If I could have gone to the hospital and been with her, I would have broken the news straight away - you need to be able to put an arm round someone and comfort them when you tell them. And I was worried that had I told her when she was so ill herself it might have set back her recovery." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus doctor’s diary: Why does Covid-19 make some healthy young people really sick?
The county actually has a whopping 70 museums from Truro’s Royal Cornwall Museum , featuring the entire history of the county from prehistoric times and currently including a Poldark exhibition, to Geevor Tin Mine and the Telegraph Museum Porthcurno, demonstrating how Cornwall played a major part in the history of communication. … [Read more...] about Holiday in Cornwall: our insider’s guide to the best beaches, where to stay, cheap eats and the best things to see and do