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  • Friday 29 August 2014

    Film review: Calvary

    Saga film critic David Gritten salutes the brilliance of actor Brendan Gleeson. Read On
  • Friday 29 August 2014

    Mad cats and genius plants that make gardening easier

    Saga Magazine's gardening editor on the plucky plants that defy the odds and flower on regardless. Read On
  • Friday 29 August 2014

    Pesto and goat's cheese mushroom burgers with caramelised shallot topping

    This mushroom veggie burger is perfect for a quick and easy vegetarian supper, the caramelised shallots and goat's cheese make a really tasty topping. Read On
  • Thursday 28 August 2014

    Slideshow: ceramicist Mary Rose Young's bright and colourful home

    Enjoy a virtual stroll around the exuberant and unique home of ceramicist Mary Rose Young.
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  • Thursday 28 August 2014

    This week's TV: Dr Who, Star Paws: The Rise of Superstar Pets and more

    Our man in front of the gogglebox Benjie Goodhart takes his customary sideways look at the week's TV, including the new series of Dr Who, the unstoppable Rise of Superstar Pets (thank you, the internet), plus Gems TV and the BBC's new six-part drama, Our Zoo. Read On
  • Wednesday 27 August 2014

    Chocolate pizza

    This luxurious chocolate pizza recipe makes a wonderful dessert for special occasions. Read On
  • Wednesday 27 August 2014

    Are the new mortgage market rules starting to help the downsizing over 50s?

    Borrowers will breathe a sigh of relief at claims that the mortgage market is now 'settling in' to new rules introduced which had stalled applications. Read On
  • Tuesday 26 August 2014

    Lidl's French wine promotion

    Savvy shoppers at Lidl will soon be adding fine Bordeaux and Burgundy to their “beans-and-bog-roll” shopping lists. From September 4 until stocks run dry, the no-frills German discount chain will be selling a new range of 48 premium wines from classic French wine regions, including the Loire, the Rhône, Alsace, Languedoc-Roussillon and Champagne. Nearly half the wines are from Bordeaux. Read On
  • Tuesday 26 August 2014

    June Blake's Garden, County Wicklow

    Sheep farmer turned plantswoman June Blake has grown her glorious garden in County Wicklow from scratch. Read On
  • Tuesday 26 August 2014

    What's on in September 2014

    Music, entertainment, theatre, art and more. What not to miss in September 2014. Read On
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