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“Caroline Phillips is a tenacious and skilful writer with a flair for high quality interviewing and a knack for making things work.”

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‘It Stays With You After The Curtain Goes Down’: Long Day’s Journey Into Night Review

Country & Town House | 8 Apr 2024

The challenges of memory, the stranglehold of the past, addiction, alcoholism, loneliness, regret, nostalgia, resignation, denial, blame, guilt, lies and illusion, love and forgiveness. They’re all here in the 1941 autobiographical masterpiece, Long Day’s Journey Into Night – a frequent contender for best American play, and one which won O’Neill a posthumous Pulitzer prize. It’s cathartic and multi-layered, but also funny. And terribly sad.


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Sustainable Bath And Shower Products To Shop Now

Country & Town House | 14 Mar 2024

What better time than now to scrub up in a newly-restored bath whilst breathing deeply of the latest sustainable home fragrance diffuser? To buff and wash your skin in the shower with sweetly scented organic products, sip a (B-Corp certified) tipple in the tub and loll in CBD-oil infused bathwater? And then to slaver yourself with planet-friendly potions when you hop out? Caroline Phillips presents a guide to the best sustainable shower and bath products.


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8 Fantastic Organic Shampoos To Try Now

Country & Town House | 20 Dec 2023

If you have hair that’s chemically treated or coloured, or even if you don’t, this shampoo is unbeatable. It’s chokka with organic ingredients that smell so good, you’ll want to eat them. Think raw coconut and shea butter (to give the texture oomph), honey (to retain moisture and deliver lustre), pumpkin seed oil (preserving colour and vibrancy). Plus a dash of cranberry seed oil and Rooibos tea.


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Mind your movement – The Scoop

Country & Town House | 2 Nov 2023

If you miss your ballet days of yore, check out Julien Diaz’s Physical Intelligence, a movement therapy that will see you skipping into winter with a deeper connection to your body. This brilliant offering from Diaz, a former professional dancer who trained at Rambert, is a fusion of ballet, contemporary dance and motion – which he choreographs for the individual client’s needs at home.


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This new dance production is a must-see – Malevo, Sadler’s Wells

Country & Town House | 31 Oct 2023

Picture an extravaganza that recalls hints of the showmanship of the 1970s Village People mixed with a sprinkling of flamenco and a huge helping of reimagined Argentine folkloric dance. Then add some very talented bad-ass men in low-cut necks, black and leather with puffed chests stomping, strutting and thundering their energetic and talented feet to the pounding and pulsating of booming, thudding drums plus guitars and violins live on stage. And what do you get? The South American dance sensation Malevo.


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How To Create A Cost-Effective DIY Spa Experience At Home

Country & Town House | 31 May 2023

Getting the spa experience – while saving money – is what everyone needs to promote sleep, emotional and physical health. The first step? Taking the spa experience home with some DIY treatment. We’ve rounded up our favourite picks and products that will allow you to splash out on one or two luxuries, while still leaving plenty of cash in your wallet. And the big benefit? You’ll have loads of product left over for your next at-home spa day, making it even more cost effective.


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