Life after a mastectomy

“Hi, this morning I had breast cancer. This evening I don’t,” says a placard held up by Victoria Derbyshire during her mastectomy video diary. In an announcement that screamed power and strength, journalist Victoria Derbyshire reported on her breast cancer journey. Documenting the quick turnaround from diagnosis to the removal of one breast, she turned a […]

What’s On at the Edinburgh Playhouse

Shrek The Musical Everyone’s favourite fairytale characters are heading to the Scottish capital this Christmas. Based on the story and characters from William Steig’s book Shrek! and the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks Animations feature film, Shrek The Musical is returning to the Edinburgh Playhouse in December. Join unlikely hero Shrek and his loyal steed Donkey as they […]

Great giveaways!

The brand new issue of Family Life is out across Scotland now – and the eagle-eyed amongst you will have noticed we have some top-class competitions on the go this time around. Follow the links below to enter these brilliant giveaways… Win a break at Peebles Hydro Win a return ticket for four on any […]

The best autumnal candles

October’s now well under way, which means one thing – it’s time to crack out the candles! Autumn is all about cosy knitwear, nights in glued to reality telly, and your favourite scented candle burning away in the corner. Whether you’re after a luxury scent or something more affordable, you’ll be spoiled for choice when […]

Keep your home warm this winter – without breaking a sweat over your bills

We’re about to enter the season of cosy jumpers, hot chocolate and (dare we say it) Christmas shopping! We’ve got some top tips for keeping your home cosy without spending a fortune on heating bills, whether you’re looking for a quick fix or thinking longer term. Keep out the cold There’s nothing worse than walking […]

Love your gut

This week, it’s Love Your Gut Week, seven days dedicated to raising awareness of gut health – and the impact that it can have on your life. Launched by Yakult UK in association with a number of charity and healthcare bodies, including Core – the Digestive Disorders Foundation, Bowel & Cancer Research, St Mark’s Hospital […]