30 May 2023

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12 Useful Things — Recommendations for May 23


This month's list includes a pioneering skin toner that contains a natural precursor to serotonin, symbolic signet rings, spring dresses, and a gold star gut supplement with energising results.

A Simple Side Dish from The River Cafe Look Book


The latest cook book from The River Cafe is a delightful collection of achievable Italian dishes, easy to source and prepare, on your own or with the family in tow. Here we share the recipe for a simple but agile side dish.

Things to Go See — Art Shows for Spring


We have marked three brilliant art exhibitions to explore this month, from Sarah Lucas at Firstsite in Essex to Alison Britton's solo show 'Plattering' at Corvi-Mora in South London.

Ideas on Care (of all Forms)


Self is a new column created by healing arts practitioner and writer Laura Simone Bradley. Each chapter offers ideas to support and nourish your inner and outer worlds (emotionally, physically, spiritually). We begin with the act of care. 

10 Useful Things — A Gifting Special


Gifting well is the most worthwhile feeling; and to help you achieve it, we have gathered a selection of ideas based on purpose, prominence and of course pleasure!

Patter Playlist — When Am I Going to Make a Living


Our monthly playlist of female artists and their music for right now. This month we slow down with Greentea Peng and Joanne Robertson, find strength in Sade and dance with Donna Allen.

10 Useful Things: Recommendations to Start Your Month


A new artist lunch spot, objects made to last, our decreasing ability to focus, shifting female ambition, and what Miuccia wore.

Reading List — The Story of Art Without Men


Instead of female artists being seen as the muse of, or wife of, or model of, Katy Hessel's new groundbreaking book places these women within their social and political contexts and as such, surfaces the unknown trailblazers of each significant movement in art history.