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Christmas is a time for recreating or repairing childhood memories, and what better way than in the kitchen?
The cult 1990s game show lives again, allowing fans to don a bomber jacket, lose their inhibitions and, just maybe, earn enough golden tokens to make a childhood dream come true
The international development minister has walked everywhere, from Afghanistan to East Anglia. He gives Alec Marsh his top tips for life on the open road
Saws, hammers, white-hot metal . . . considerable effort goes into making a diamond ring
‘You need to look graceful, not like you’re trying really hard’ — the former Royal Ballet principal puts Griselda Murray Brown through her ‘pliés’
The Booker Prize-winning author is a lifelong conservationist and birder — no wonder all manner of winged creatures flit through her works
The Russian maestro on getting to know the shape of a work and the value of Post-it notes
How an obsession with miniaturised worlds inspires the woman behind the much-loved ‘Charlie and Lola’ children’s books
A hundredth of a second counts when you’re changing a wheel mid-Grand Prix. Just ask the chief mechanic on McLaren’s well-oiled team
Anyone can go hunting for a piece of history along the Thames foreshore — just don’t forget the hand disinfectant
The British master of this arcane art shows how to make china defy gravity
David Oakley goes for a walk along the Ridgeway in Oxfordshire with Sir Robert Stheeman, the man in charge of Britain’s public borrowing. They pass ancient burial grounds and discuss what it’s like to borrow £1.5 trillion
The globetrotting 82-year-old teaches how to master an ancient sound
The Welsh record holder is used to overtaking joggers, and even cyclists, but coaching Jeremy Taylor is no stroll in the park
The high-street banking chief executive on how to ride a wave and the importance of escaping the day job
The spoon is the first utensil most people learn to use but carving one from scratch is a less intuitive experience
The Olympian with a fearsome reputation is making an £85m attempt to be the first Briton to win the America’s Cup
This ancient board game teaches us all about risk, says the Booker Prize-winning author
The renowned US economist and co-author of ‘Nudge’ on how behavioural theories apply even on the putting green
Wimbledon’s ‘BBGs’ are strictly drilled in gathering and handling tennis balls, as well as standing perfectly still for three minutes
The author is about to leave London after four years in the capital. She shows Hannah Beckerman the place she’ll miss most
The Scottish stunt rider teaches ‘pumping’ and ‘dropping in’ — but how do you stop a bike with no brakes?
‘We’d nick the paints and then find a wall,’ says the Bristol artist, who demonstrates how to wield a can of spray paint — legally
The award-winning author shows the FT how she devised a treatment for her daughter’s extreme eczema
Swapping horsepower for battery power, England’s best young polo player mounts his trusty two-wheeled steed to teach Jeremy Taylor the basics
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