Christobel Hastings

Christobel Hastings is a London-based journalist covering pop culture, feminism, LGBTQ and lore.

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“Why it’s vital that we hear LGBTQ stories of hope and joy”

These stories from LGBTQ+ pioneers are a celebration of joy we all need to hear.

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3 store cupboard recipes from London’s chicest pasta restaurant

Easy, elegant dining from the comfort of your own home.

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4 bagel recipes that will elevate your at-home brunches

Rise to the challenge with these classic rolls-with-a-hole.

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5 savoury tart recipes to solve all your lockdown lunch dilemmas

Whether you're into asparagus, smoked salmon or goat's cheese, these tart recipes are just the thing for an at-home picnic.

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3 intensely chocolatey brownie recipes to make life better

Add these chocolate brownie recipes to your baking repertoire and bookmark for whenever you need a pick-me-up.

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Move over banana bread: these cinnamon buns are all we want to bake right now

Make lockdown a little sweeter with these classic Scandinavian recipes.

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5 cookie recipes to try if you like them chewy and full of chocolate chips

Recreate the soft, saucer-sized, American-style chocolate chip versions you see stacked in bakery shop windows.

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3 hot cross bun recipes you’ll want to make (and devour) immediately

Courtesy of Dominique Ansel, Tom Aikens and the bakers at Bread Ahead.

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3 recipes from Ottolenghi’s head chef that are as delicious as they look

Falastin, Sami Tamimi’s new cookbook, celebrates the beauty and diversity of Palestinian cuisine.

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9 cool London restaurants now offering home deliveries

London’s restaurant industry is responding creatively to coronavirus – so there’s never been a better time to order a takeaway.

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The Lizzie McGuire reboot was going to be sexy as hell, and we’re devastated

Are we ever going to see this series come to life?

Life

What do the female icons of tomorrow look like?

The next generation of changemakers are ready to rise

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3 exclusive recipes from Table Manners: The Cookbook, courtesy of Jessie and Lennie Ware

“My mum has always said we put the ‘fun’ in dysfunctional, which I guess is represented in this book.”

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US election 2020: who America’s A-listers are supporting in the presidential race

The stars have spoken.

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This new cookbook celebrates the underrated beauty of Irish cuisine

Consider the Emerald Isle your dinner party inspiration.

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How PTSD changed my philosophy on mental health

The self-proclaimed ‘Kris Jenner of activism’ is shaking up the mental health movement for good.

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How men can be better allies, according to a man

"Boys won’t be boys. Boys will be what we teach them to be"

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12 genuinely useful pieces of advice that might just change your life

Wise words to inspire you to move on to bigger and better things.

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Careers advice from women who are absolutely smashing it right now

AOC, Oprah Winfrey and Michelle Obama.

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