- Thursday, 23 May 2013
Have you wanted to try yoga but weren’t sure where to begin?
Learn correct form and breathing techniques as you move through basic yoga poses and sequences that will help you increase strength, flexibility and overall fitness.
Use each program separately, or, as you become more familiar and confident with the poses, connect all three into a challenging 60-minute workout.
And get the most out of your Pilates workout – from the number 1 instructor, Mari Winsor. This DVD is the definitive beginner’s guide to learning correct form and alignment to achieve faster, safer results. Develop the long, lean muscles Pilates is famous for, while increasing strength and energy.
- Tuesday, 21 May 2013
The warmer weather is finally here and for us Brits, any hint of sun means one thing – rolling out the BBQ.
We’ve been cooking meat over flames for more than a million years and the origin of the word “barbecue” is thought to come from the Spanish word “barbacoa” which means a wooden frame used to cook meat.
Nowadays, we cook far more than meat with popular dishes including vegetable kebabs, fish and even melted chocolate chips stuffed inside bananas in their skins.
- Monday, 20 May 2013
Directed by Gordon Flemyng and now fully restored, Dr. Who & The Daleks (1965) was the first big screen film adaptation of British TV's most iconic sci-fi hero, and was the first time Doctor Who was ever seen in colour!
British film legend Peter Cushing plays everyone's favourite Timelord, and having invented the TARDIS, a strange machine capable of travelling into other dimensions, the Doctor and his three young accomplices set forth on a quest through time and space.
- Tuesday, 14 May 2013
We’ve teamed up with Doro to give four very lucky Mature Times readers the chance to win a Doro PhoneEasy 515 mobile phone.
The Doro PhoneEasy 515 has been designed to provide an easy-to-use mobile for people who might find mainstream handsets difficult or confusing to use. This beautifully stylish candybar phone features an easy-to-use camera enabling you to capture those spontaneous photos quickly and easily before sharing them with others.
The Doro PhoneEasy 515 has several user-friendly functions including a direct SMS key and a charging cradle to make charging hassle free. It also has a large keypad, enlarged text for easy dialing and messaging and a loud, clear sound.
- Monday, 13 May 2013
Ravensburger has launched brand new comedy themed jigsaws, WHAT IF? This exciting new comedy concept challenges the puzzler to imagine what might happen if the events, as shown on the box, change. Ravensburger’s fun designs reflect two of the UK’s most popular hobbies, the Lottery and gardening but have been given a funny take on reality.
The first puzzle shows Jim Luckless playing the Lottery, and him dreaming of what he'd do with the money. Top of his list is a luxury yacht, complete with a servant at his beck and call, attending to his every whim. But WHAT IF Jim had lost his lottery ticket? And WHAT IF that lottery ticket was the winner? The picture on the pack shows what Jim would like to happen. The puzzle inside the box shows what REALLY did. Get your thinking cap on, and piece together the puzzle to see what happened to our unlucky hero and his family.
- Monday, 13 May 2013
We’ve teamed up with Whirlpool to give away a couple of trendy microwave ovens from their new MAX Collection range. They will brighten up your kitchen with refreshing contemporary colours of Vivacious Green and Zesty Orange.
They’ll keep you in good shape and encourage you to eat healthily. You can prepare scrumptious healthy meals in next to no time, using little or no fat, with the fabulous steamer accessory.
- Thursday, 02 May 2013
Discover a warm, fun and bittersweet look at growing old disgracefully, orchestrated by a British ensemble of acting maestros, as the number one UK box office smash hit comedy QUARTET comes to Blu-Ray, DVD and digital download on 6 May 2013.
To celebrate the release, we are offering four lucky winners the chance to win a Quartet merchandise bundle which includes: a DVD, a soundtrack by Decca records, a branded gardening set and 4 packs of plant and vegetable seeds! Each pack of seeds is matched to a character. Varieties include Cayenne pepper, Tomato, Sunflower and Poppy.
- Wednesday, 01 May 2013
The Cutting Garden is for everyone who loves flowers and wants to fill the house with their colour and scent. This practical and inspirational book shows how to create glorious flower arrangements throughout the year using flowers and foliage that can be grown in your own garden.
SARAH RAVEN is an inspirational and passionate teacher, running cooking, flower arranging, growing and gardening courses at the school she set up in 1999 at her farm in East Sussex. Her mail order company, Sarah Raven’s Kitchen and Garden, sells seeds, bulbs, books and her favourite things for the kitchen and garden. Sarah writes for the Daily Telegraph, Gardens Illustrated and BBC Gardeners’ World magazine, and presented the BBC2 series Bees, Butterflies and Blooms in 2012 as well as appearing as a guest on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour and the Food Programme. Sarah is married to the writer Adam Nicolson and lives with her family between Perch Hill in East Sussex and Sissinghurst Castle, Kent.
- Wednesday, 01 May 2013
The handsome Hell Bay Hotel sits on the edge of the Atlantic on the rugged, beautiful island of Bryher – the smallest community in the Isles of Scilly, renowned for its vast skies, beaches and wildflower blooms. You can read a full review of the hotel and the islands by our reporter.
The hotel is offering one lucky winner two nights, half-board with return flights and transfers from Newquay or Lands End on a Skybus flight. To enter answer the following question: