My life in travel: Amanda Redman

My life in travel: Amanda Redman

The actress on filming in Sri Lanka and Rio de Janeiro, and yearning to visit the poles or go hiking up mountains My husband and I love travelling … and especially like exploring new places. We take it in turns to organise this so it is a surprise for one of us – the rule […]
How to have a spa holiday at home

How to have a spa holiday at home

“Are you drunk?” asks my mum, peering at me through Skype. We’ve got face masks on – of the spa variety, not N95s – and they’ve dried to a crisp. Every time I smile, a flurry of Himalayan clay flakes falls into my lap. And yes, reader, I am. Drunk at the spa. But this...
Why a walk in a forest is the perfect antidote to anxiety

Why a walk in a forest is the perfect antidote to anxiety

Tree-huggers, it would seem, are not so daft after all. Many of us who once scoffed are belatedly discovering that the forest-inspired myths and fairy tales that thrilled and scared us as children had something to teach us all along. Not only do trees offer the...