She also learnt that strength comes from within, not without. ‘God, if I didn’t have some mental strength by now I would be a quivering jelly. I learnt a lot. How to wake up morning after morning, knowing that things looked hopeless but that I would get through the day.’ … [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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When I was his age, the thing that hooked me was a storyline about Spider-Man having a runny nose. Batman was a millionaire cyber-genius who knew all the martial arts and could bear any amount of pain. (How was a kid supposed to relate to that?) As for Superman, he could fly and deflect bullets with his chest and shoot lasers out through his eyes and throw heavy objects into the sun and see through walls. (Even at primary school age, I could smell overcompensation.) What appealed about Spider-Man was that he was so hilariously vulnerable in comparison: he could catch a cold and lose his powers entirely. Spider-Man had the ability to leap between buildings, but from time to time he went down with the sniffles and had to hide away in bed with a Lemsip. Here was my guy. … [Read more...] about I love Spider-Man – but would my son? How I learned a hard lesson about heroes
A SIMPLE GUIDE: How do I protect myself? IMPACT: What the virus does to the body RECOVERY: How long does it take? LOCKDOWN: How can we lift restrictions? ENDGAME: How do we get out of this mess? Dinesh was himself keen for Marium to become part of the recovery trial, meaning that she would be randomly allocated either a placebo or one of four drugs that it's thought may be helpful for people suffering from Covid-19. He made clear, though, that Marium would have to give CPAP another go. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus doctor’s diary: Why does Covid-19 make some healthy young people really sick?
7. Places you've seen on TV TV Shows filmed in Cornwall We’ve got this far without much mention of the P word. Yes, Poldark. If anything has caused an influx of visitors to our fair shores in the past couple of years it’s the Aidan Turner and Eleanor Tomlinson effect. … [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