Winter gardening tips

Our gardens are often abandoned at this time of year; yet carry out these five jobs now and they will pay dividends come spring, says horticulturalist Camilla Bassett-Smith

Sophie Conran

The designer, cook, author and proud fundraiser for Macmillan Cancer Support talks to Jessica Jonzen about Christmases in the Conran household and her fail-safe entertaining tips Growing up as part of a design and food dynasty, it was probably inevitable that Sophie Conran would end up following suit. The only daughter of food writer Caroline Conran and Sir Terence Conran – who introduced the very idea of ‘lifestyle’ to the…


Discover the best stylish fashion and beauty gifts for the fashionista of the family this Christmas with our handpicked gift guide


The festive season is now well and truly upon us. It’s a time for getting together with friends and family and sharing good food, good cheer and… cranberry sauce. With everything.