In 1637 Rene Descartes declared "I think, therefore I am" - and although the French philosopher was referring to scientific, calculating, philosophical thought, science suggests those moments when you're zoned out are just as important. Jai Breitnauer rides a zephyr into the world of daydreams  Walter Mitty

Re-purpose a selection of op-shop glasses and delicate doilies to create a fabulously dramatic late night table setting.   Words Sarah Heeringa. Photography Aimee Carruthers Doilies are highly intricate small, and often round, mats for the table. They’re typically made by crocheting, knitting or tatting fine cotton

A festive pie that can also be made as one dish or several small treats - ideal for dinner parties and easy entertaining This can be made as one large pie (in a 23cm pie dish) or as small pies (using six 10cm pie dishes). Line small

A scrumptious classic gets a light summery twist. Serve with Peter Yealands Reserve Pinot Noir.   Recipe and styling Sarah Heeringa. Photography Amanda Reelick 4 sheets of ready-rolled puff pastry olive oil 400g venison, cut into small cubes 1 heaped tbsp plain flour (or cornflour) 3 medium red onions, peeled and sliced 3 cloves

Nobody is prepared for a cancer diagnosis and the turmoil it can create. But besides having a strong support network of family and friends to get you through, Lou James, founder of cancer rehabilitation trust PINC & STEEL, has created a beautiful keepsake to motivate,

Jai Breitnauer explores the latest trends taking place in the food industry - from broths to fast food and going Dutch.  Coconutters The trend for anything coconut is still going strong, despite recent media claims coconut oil is not good for your heart. Sticking to the virgin cold

Be a conscious consumer this Christmas when it comes to making health and beauty purchases for yourself and loved ones. Here are three beauty brands that are making a difference this festive season with awesome campaigns to give back to you, the environment and others in need.  JOICO

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