COVER STORY: JOANNA LUMLEY
From Bond girl to perennially inebriated Patsy, Joanna Lumley hasn’t missed a beat in her career. At 70, she’s back on the big screen as half of the Ab Fab duo, having as much fun in real life as she does with her raucous character.
WINTER FOOD SPECIAL
From spice blends to warm the soul to hot and zesty recipes that will fill your life with flavour, MiNDFOOD brings you more than 60 pages filled with delicious delights and smart eating ideas. Plus: the ultimate foodies’ guide to New York, a new regular feature on craft beer and how food as we know it is about to change forever.
REFUGEES: SAFE AT LAST
Humanitarian catastrophes are complex, but every displaced person needs the same simple things: sanctuary, shelter and a warm welcome. We share the stories of refugees who now call New Zealand and Australia home.
HEALTH: THE TRUTH BEHIND FOOD LABELS
Are foods that advertise themselves as “low-fat”, “no added sugar” or “wholegrain” good for us? Not necessarily. Shops and supermarkets are stacked with marketing hype and distracting claims about nutrition, so checking the fine print is crucial.
NEW RESEARCH: HOW TO DEAL WITH ANXIETY
They can come in all shapes and sizes and do not discriminate about who they affect. MiNDFOOD looks at the real, often devastating, consequences anxiety disorders can have and the latest clinical studies into the best ways to manage them.
BEAUTY: HAIR TODAY. HERE TOMORROW.
There’s nothing like the regular luxury of a trip to the hairdressers, but it’s not just your hair being left behind. MiNDFOOD catches up with the growing trend of ethically minded salons and hairdressers taking positive action.
MY STORY: A SUSTAINABLE SOLUTION TO POVERTY
Despite a childhood of hardship and abuse, Zimbabwe native Chido Govera has become a global role model. Today, she uses her expertise in growing mushrooms to support orphans in need and to promote sustainable development across Africa.
PSYCHOLOGY: TRIVIAL TRIBULATIONS
So there’s the wrong milk in your macchiato, or you can’t upload your latest selfie because your smartphone just ran out of juice. You poor thing. We may scoff at so-called First World problems, but should we?