Becky Ladenburg

Features Editor

Becky joined the team in April 2017. After a decade on the Features desk of The Daily Telegraph, she now combines writing from home with the raising of her little boys (while trying to limit her almond-croissant and cappuccino intake).
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10 Must-Reads Of The Summer

Lose yourself on a sun lounger with these brilliant books

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Sir Cecil Beaton’s Best Bits

The flamboyant photographer and Oscar-winning stage and costume designer was never boring. Here are some of his most memorable moments.

SHOPPING

9 Of Britain’s Loveliest Independent Bookshops

Nothing is as uplifting as a browse in a pretty bookshop.

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GWG Book Club: In The Garden – Essays On Nature And Growing

Soothe your soul with this enchanting collection of essays by contemporary writers.

TRAVEL

London’s Best Private Members Clubs

The clubs to join if lockdown has left you in need of a home from home.

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7 Of Nelson Mandela’s Greatest Moments

As the world celebrates Nelson Mandela International Day, we bring you some of his greatest moments on film.

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6 Of The Best Radio Plays To Download

Here are the dramas you should listen to when you’re not in the mood for a podcast.

SHOPPING

9 Of The Best Picnic Hampers

Pep up your picnics this summer with the best baskets and backpacks.

FOOD & DRINK

7 Of The Summer’s Best Cookbooks

Nothing inspires in the kitchen like a brand-new cookbook. These are the ones that’ll make it onto our shelves this summer.

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9 Of The Greatest Moments In Wimbledon’s History

Relive the famous tennis tournament’s finest moments here.

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9 Awesome American Recipes For Your Fourth Of July Party

Celebrate Independence Day with these transatlantic treats.

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7 Of The Best Memoirs And Biographies Of 2021

Lose yourself in the intricacies of somebody else’s life with these compelling stories.

HOMES & GARDENS

9 Of The Best British Interior Designers For A Modern Traditional Look

Create a cosy yet contemporary look by channeling these British design geniuses.

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9 Of The Best Dog Feeds On Instagram

Whether you are pining for a dog or being pawed by one, get your fix of cute puppy pics here.

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Best Bits: Audrey Hepburn

The gamine actress and humanitarian was always mesmerising on screen. Here are her greatest moments.

FOOD & DRINK

9 Of The Best Spanish Tapas Recipes

Not heading to Spain any time soon? Make this the summer that you master tapas at home.

TRAVEL

6 Of The Best Treehouses You Can Stay In

With no delays, queues or quarantines at the top of a tree, it may be time to rethink your staycation destination.

FOOD & DRINK

9 Perfect Recipes To Enjoy A T-Bone Steak

There’s more than one way to enjoy a t-bone steak. These perfect t bone steak recipes, curated by The Good Web Guide, will leave you in food heaven.

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7 Of The Best Classic TV Adaptations Ever

As the BBC’s long-awaited Pursuit of Love divided the nation, here are some of the greatest novel-to-TV adaptations of all time.

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A New Way To Buy Art Online

Art collectors take note! Introducing Art Gazette, the Net A Porter of art buying that is revolutionising the market.

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10 Brilliant Breakfast Ideas

The very thought of these posh breakfast recipes will have you leaping out of bed.

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The Best Of Hammersmith, Chiswick & Barnes

These little pockets of west London are bursting with independent businesses to champion.

HOMES & GARDENS

8 Of The Most Beautiful Houses For Sale In Wales

If a year of lockdowns has left you craving change, check out these beauties for sale in Wales.

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The Hottest Theatre Tickets In Town To Book Now

These are the shows you’ll be fighting for when theatres throw open their doors.

FOOD & DRINK

8 Of The Best Celebrity Wines To Try

Which bottles are worth their glamorous hype?

HOMES & GARDENS

Eight Great Furniture Sites You May Not Know About

Invest in exquisitely crafted furniture from these seductive sites.

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Why You Should Book Tickets To Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

Celebrate one of history’s greatest artists with this light and sound spectacular.

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What To Watch On TV This Spring

Lockdown may be easing but it’s going to be hard to shake our TV habit. Here’s what to watch now.

TRAVEL

7 Of The Best Shepherd’s Huts To Rent For The Night

Who knows what international travel will look like this summer – so why not book a break in a charming shepherd’s hut instead?

FOOD & DRINK

9 Of The Best London Restaurants With Outside Space

Rejoice! With the second stage of lockdown easing on April 12 will come the ability to book tables at restaurants with outside space.

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7 Of The Best Wildlife Photographers To Follow On Instagram

Absorb the awesome intricacies of the natural world with these photography feeds.

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Best Bits: Top Five Evelyn Waugh Clips On YouTube

In a new series, we look at the YouTube legacy of the great, the good and the infamous. This time, we shine a light on the author Evelyn Waugh.

TRAVEL

Best of Oxfordshire and The Cotswolds

Oxfordshire and the Cotswolds are bursting with independent businesses to champion.

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8 Great Things To Listen To Now

The last year has seen an explosion in excellent new audio. These podcasts, radio shows and Instagram Live Videos will while away the hours.

SHOPPING

How To Buy An Engagement Ring

Hurrah! You’ve agreed to tie the knot – now it’s time to find a ring that you both like, within budget, that will stand the test of time.

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9 Of The Most Romantic Movies For Valentine’s Day

This year, why not mark February 14 with a heart-warming dose of schmaltz?

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GWG Book Club: The Truants By Kate Weinberg

Get lost in this absorbing Christie-reminiscent page-turning novel.

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8 Of The Best Things To Watch On TV Now

It’s winter. It’s lockdown. Don’t fight the urge to lose yourself in some excellent television.

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8 Guilt-Free Resources For Primary-School Children

Ease the pain of homeschooling with these websites, apps and channels.

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7 Sites You Need To Know When Adopting A Rescue Dog

Adopting a rescue pup? Arm yourself with all the info your need courtesy of these knowledge-packed sites.

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7 Body Positive Instagram Feeds to Follow

Celebrate yourself – and the movement to rejoice in real bodies at every size – with these motivational feeds.

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7 Truly Uplifting Podcasts

Is your 25 December looking quiet this year? These podcasts are sure to raise your spirits.

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What To Watch On TV This Christmas

From movies on Netflix to Call the Midwife’s Christmas Special, we’ve got your festive viewing all lined up.

SHOPPING

10 Home Comforts For A Happy Holiday

Have yourself a merry little Christmas with these cosy treats.

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The Most Magical Books To Read With Children This Christmas

Whether it’s the story of the nativity or a beautifully illustrated morality tale, these are the books to buy for and read with children.

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8 Virtual Carol Concerts To Sing Along With And Support

This Christmas, sing your heart out and support vital causes from the comfort of your sofa.

SHOPPING

Virtually Wrapped: Christmas Shopping Made Easy

Christmas fairs may be cancelled but websites like Virtually Wrapped are swooping in to save the day.

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9 Cosy Crime Capers To Read And Watch This Christmas

Fill your festive afternoons with our pick of the best crime books and TV.

SHOPPING

9 Glorious Christmas Hampers

Make someone’s Christmas with one of these bountiful baskets of joy.

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Book Club: Between The Covers: The World According To Jilly Cooper By Jilly Cooper

Treat yourself to a raucously fun dose of sex and socialites – if you can stomach the bad puns, that is.