Saturday, May 30, 2020

Cocktail of the week: Larry’s horn | The good mixer

Named after a bespoke set of bass speakers made for Larry Levan at New York’s legendary club, Paradise Garage, this takes the classic...

Tired of Zoom? 7 believable excuses to get out of your next lockdown video...

Sometimes you just need a break (Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk)It can be hard saying no to virtual hangouts when we have virtually...

The Starbucks Flamingo Frappuccino is the latest drink that’s made for Instagram

An Instagram dream (Picture: Starbucks/Metro.co.uk)If you’ve ever felt bad for accusing someone of being basic for holding a Pumpkin Spice Latte, erase that...

Dad starts home Olympic games including bobsledding and curling to entertain kids during lockdown

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Parents are having to be creative to entertain their...

The miracle cure for life's problems? More of what you're already doing | Oliver...

“What brings you here?” is the question, according to cliche, with which therapists always begin a first session with a client (or did,...

Should I give my brother financial advice or mind my own business?

I am close to my younger brother and we speak at least once a week. These exchanges usually include his referring to money...

30 royal family quiz questions for a virtual pub quiz

Since lockdown was introduced, many of us have taken up the role of quiz master as we test our family and...

Best thermometers for adults and children in 2020

Much alike the early stages of the lockdown when we couldn't find any toilet paper, thermometers were also in high demand...

I love the smell of coffee, morning, evening and night. Maybe it’s time to...

Back in the old days, I drank a lot of coffee. I basically ran on it. I am a terrible sleeper and regularly...

Sick of sauvignon blanc? Try these dry white wines instead | Fiona Beckett on...

Do you remember the ABC movement a few years back, when we were all asking restaurants for anything but chardonnay (while still, typically,...

How to mix pink into menswear | Priya Elan

When I was a teenager, I went through phases of wearing earthy neutral colours: a sad camel, a lonely khaki, a misanthropic beige....

From Isolationship to Flu-merangs – here are the lockdown dating terms you need to...

Blue-stalling: When two people are dating and acting like a couple, but one person in the partnership states they're unready for any sort...

Calling all potato enthusiasts: Anna Jones' jersey royal recipes | The modern cook

I’ve been spending lockdown with my parents, who eat a lot of potatoes. They have them once a day it seems, so I’ve...

Mum credits Asda 90p liquid talc for getting rid of chub rub for good

Not only does it work – it’s a bargain (Picture: jdexperience)Along with the best parts of summer – tans, sangria, and floaty clothes...

New​ collagen supplement promising glowing skin is selling like hot cakes

LQ Collagen, the company behind bestselling supplements brand LQ Skin Hair Nails have launched two new​ collagen products. The hotly anticipated...

M&S show how to make Percy Pig crispy bars – and we need them...

Percy Pig fans have been treated to some fabulous recipes recently. The coronavirus lockdown has caused people to get rather creative...

People are rubbing dishwasher tablets on their dirty clothes, with incredible results

The clothes have oil and coal stains beforehand (Picture: Facebook)Spending a fortune on stain removers to get your whites white and your oil...