Our December issue is packed full of exciting festive content. From a Christmas food and drink special to our collaboration with Age UK, there's plenty to get you in the holiday spirit. 

From turnips to titles…

turnips to titles

We spoke to Blackadder star Tony Robinson about his surprising life and career.

Discover how he feels about being a knight, the reason he's glad he didn't become famous in his twenties and why people seem to hate him on social media…

 

Food and drink special

christmas dinner

We've got all the cunning ideas and best online food suppliers you'll need for a stress-free festive season.

Check out our recipes for sausage roll garlands, classic prawn cocktail, and irresistible chocolate pots, completed with the ultimate guide to getting the all-important Christmas dinner just right. 

 

How to live to 100

how to live to 100

"I had a birthday do and thought to myself, Who is this 100-year-old?"

Since the 1950s, the number of centenarians has more than doubled every decade—and  now one in three babies born in the UK is expected to reach their 100th year. Amanda Riley-Jones asks three such people to share their advice for a long and happy life. 

 

Win £2000

win £2000

Enter your short tale into our 100-word-story competition for your chance to win £2000!

Submit your 100-word-story here

 

Age UK Christmas appeal

alone at christmas

No one should have no one at Christmas. That's why we've teamed up with Age UK for their Christmas appeal.

Learn more about how you can help nearly three million people feel like they have a friend this festive season. 

 

A hand across the divide

a hand across the divide

"It's a light even during the darkest times".

In a nation torn apart by segregation, one organization is cultivating a new generation of acceptance. Meet the team fighting segregation in Israel. 

 

Monty Don reflects

Monty Don

"The breakdown of our business was the only time I’d truly failed at anything—and I felt like I’d let everyone down".

The gardener discusses his setbacks, successes and why everyone loves his dog. 

 

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