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A Month-By-Month Guide To Making Your Wardrobe More Sustainable

The Telegraph

‘Stay Home’ doesn’t mean you can’t ‘Stay Adventurous’

It is becoming a familiar routine. Another impending school holiday in lockdown, another ‘Stay Away’ message from local authorities. Today, police forces in England’s popular southwest regions issued messages reminding people of lockdown rules during half term. “Devon and Cornwall aren’t going anywhere, please visit another time,” tweeted the Devon and Cornwall police. “We are in lockdown. We are closed. Please, please do not come,” said Alistair Handyside, South West Tourism Alliance chairman. So stay at home we must. But this doesn’t mean you cannot find adventure, wonder and variety close to home. One gateway to local adventure is through the medium of good old fashioned maps. Call me an anorak, but the other week I bought a copy of the Clapham Common Ordnance Survey map from 1870 to see how the local area has changed in 150 years. I

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How to Build a Capsule Wardrobe That Will Last a Lifetime

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Why Is Everyone Reading The Stoics?

Last year Marcus Aurelius was really having a moment. Some 2,000 years since his death and reign as Roman emperor, the Stoic philosopher was everywhere, including a holiday I went on with friends on which two of them brought Ryan Holiday’s 2016 book The Daily Stoic, which brings the ancient wisdom to modern everyday life. “I read it every day,” one said when I questioned her about it. “It’s the sort of tough love I’ve needed since my break-up.” A few weeks later, I met someone who told me that they started every day by writing in Holiday’s Daily Stoic Journal. 
One of the most quoted lines from Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations has to be: “You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realise this, and you will find strength.” Stoicism is an ancient Greek school of philosophy which developed

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