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McMindfulness and a side of meritocracy | Letters

22/04/2019 Letters 0

Paul McGilchrist argues that the word challenge is used to persuade others to accept unpalatable change, financial constraint or disastrous policy. Robert Saunders says the idea that meritocracy leads to a reduction in inequality is a mythDavid Forbes’…

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A few good habits to help you age well | Letters

21/04/2019 Letters 0

Joan Lewis eats healthily and drinks wine in moderation, while Val Spouge does Guardian crosswords to keep herself out of a geriatric homeThank you to June Brown, alias Dot Cotton, and to Virginia Ironside (How I learned that 75 is the best age to star…

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Game of Thrones, cancer and me…

07/04/2019 Sarah Hughes 0

When TV critic Sarah Hughes was told she had incurable cancer, one of the first questions that popped into her head was: what if I don’t find out how GoT ends? Here she describes the part the saga has played in the hardest parts of her lifeThe stranges…