Diane Kenton with shoes for bunions

It all started when I got an invitation to the launch of a new range of shoes. I’ve always loved shoes – as my er…extensive, collection only too clearly demonstrates.…

Tokyo lights

When you’re planning a trip to Tokyo, you read a lot about how big it is – but it’s only when you stand on the 45th floor of the city’s…

Back pain

Four out of five of us will suffer at least one episode of back pain, but many have repeated/chronic pain that can affect work, home and relationships, even though there’s…

Flowering houseplants

Houseplants make a home healthier, cleaning the air from airborne contaminants and allowing you to breathe more easily. They also make a room feel cosier and with a bit of…

Geometric necklace

Stitch yourself an on-trend geometric necklace using simple satin stitch. The felt edge is blanket stitched on. You will need: ✤ Cream felt ✤ Carbon paper and pencil ✤ Embroidery…

Dog doorstop

Follow our instructions and you’ll have a cute dog doorstop for your home in 3-4 hours. You will need: ✤ Access to a photocopier ✤ Tracing paper and pencil ✤…

Woman's Weekly menopause cake

Serves 12 For the Woman’s Weekly Menopause Cake you will need: 1 medium (150g/5oz) sweet potato, peeled and chopped 100g (3½oz) dried ready-to-eat figs, roughly chopped 100g (3½oz) soya flour…