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Worth sharing • We love to know what’s inspired you in the magazine and here’s the page where you tell us what you’re thinking, baking and making!
Good ideas for August • STAY COOL WITH NAUTICAL WHITE AND BLUE
‘We’re all capable of more than we believe’ • Kate Garraway opens up to Nathalie Whittle about caring for her husband Derek, renewing her wedding vows and the simple joys keeping her sane
Packed to perfection • Make your holiday wardrobe work super hard with five classic buys that will take you from beach to bar with just a few clever styling tricks. Happy travels!
HOW TO WEAR… SUMMER SHORTS • Sun’s out, legs out, but this tricky sunshine staple usually sends most of us running! Don’t be put off – here’s how to rock a pair of shorts the grown-up way
OH-SEW LOVELY • Intricate floral embroidery and crochet details inject a decorative charm to your summer wardrobe
‘My ideal festival would take place in my back garden’ • Festivals are great fun, as our columnist knows. But there are a few things about them that have put her off, starting with the lack of home comforts
‘The LOVE around me is like a SUPERPOWER’ • As she publishes her memoir, much-loved TV presenter, charity campaigner and peer Baroness Floella Benjamin talks to Joanne Finney about her life journey, the joy of family and the legacy she hopes to leave behind
‘We need radical ideas & perseverance’ • Great inventions are the key to a better future, says Sir James Dyson, who has started his own university to create a new generation of changemakers
100 years in the making • Introducing the stylish new GH100 collection from DFS, created to celebrate a century of Good Housekeeping
A century of escapism • A love of books has been central to Good Housekeeping’s ethos since we launched in 1922. Here, books editor Joanne Finney celebrates the page-turners of the past century and considers what we’re likely to be reading in the future
Why we love psychological thrillers • Former police psychologist Dr Emma Kavanagh is the author of six bestselling thrillers and a non-fiction guide to coping with burnout called How To Be Broken.
5 FEMALE WRITERS WHO CHANGED OUR READING TASTES
Why we still need a book prize for women • Author and playwright Kate Mosse shares how she came to found the Women’s Prize for Fiction.
TOP 10 FICTION OF THE LAST DECADE • According to Amazon, these novels were the biggest sellers in Britain in each of the past 10 years.
The next chapter • Alison Flood, who has written about books for more than 15 years and is comment and culture editor at the New Scientist, predicts what the future holds for the publishing industry.
We’re doing more of what MAKES US HAPPY • What happens when you make a total change in direction and try something new? These four women did exactly that – and couldn’t be happier since pushing themselves out of their comfort zones
‘Being able to help a family at their lowest ebb is satisfying’ • Jane Gower, 72, from Northampton, had a 30-year career as CEO of an electrical wholesalers and now loves being a celebrant.
‘Swimming gives me energy and helps me switch off’ • Being in the pool wasn’t always a passion for Minreet Kaur, 41, from west London, but she embraced a change in direction to help more Asian women love the water.
‘Once I started writing my novel, I couldn’t stop!’ • After years of convincing herself that she couldn’t write fiction,...