Real Life

Dead gorgeous


There’s something dead unique about jeweller Kate Gilliland’s creations. And we say that with emphasis on the word ‘dead’.

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Martin Shone and Anita Williams

Becoming a published writer is a dream that many wish to achieve but never quite realise. But that doesn’t mean it’s impossible, as these authors are proving.

Blind date


Finding love can be a tricky business. The number of people using online dating sites is higher than ever, but how many people are finding a perfect match in their digital quest for The One? Kirsty Bosley plays Cupid.

Material world


Hate High Street shopping? Kirsty Bosley meets the dressmaker crafting made-to-measure frocks.

Strokes of genius


Somewhere in the bustling metropolis of New York City hangs a beautiful painting, bought at an art fair for a few thousand dollars.

Happy families

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Black Country couple Pat and Gary Halligan have opened their home – and hearts – to homeless teenagers. Kirsty Bosley meets them.

Real Life: Celebs ask for me by name

Deborah Mitchell

Deborah Mitchell is the award-winning beautician of choice for an impressive list of happy customers, all from her Heaven Health & Beauty base in Shifnal.

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