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Catch up on your reading list this Covid-19 lockdown with Readly

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We’re all spending a lot more time at home with the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, so – though we’re three weeks of lockdown on – it’s kind of good to remember the world exists outside of Netflix. Think: reading! Magazines across might be going through a rough time but they live on, just in another form. And Readly is where to get them all. A cheap subscription service on your app, phone browser or desktop, it brings the best of all magazines from across the world to your screen. With over 5,000 magazines all accessible on your phone, tablets and laptops in more than 35 categories, there’s enough choice to keep you going. They’ve done the hard work and found 15 reasons why reading mags isn’t a thing of the past and a brilliant way to fill the time during lockdown… Stay healthy and fit  Get training tips for workouts, exercise and sports you can do at home from fitness magazines Find clarity and improve your wellbeing with a new routine such as daily meditation or yoga found in wellness magazines Keep the kids engaged and entertained Harness your kid’s interests and get them exploring dinosaurs, space, planes and more – with a multitude of science based magazines to delve into  Looking for a little light relief – comics will be sure to keep the kids entertained  Organise your household  Get motivated to declutter your home with tips from home & interior magazines Do an inventory of your garage, garden shed or basement. Maybe it’s time to start… Read More

5 top reads this November

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The southern hemisphere’s getting hotter, the north’s getting colder and no matter how you’re looking at it, it means more down time. Which also means book time. Which means you need some new material to keep you company. Here’s what we’ve dug up… Queer Ink: A blotted history towards liberation A history of the Rorschach ink blot test, which was used to identify homosexuality. Used as the tool for a feminist exploration into the modern day gay, it’s a great read for anyone interested in psychology. Get it here. Inspired by Nature Create beautiful and evocative interiors using the bounty of the natural world. In his latest book, master stylist and art director Hans puts natural materials, items and motifs at the heart of a contemporary decorating style that provides a refuge from the noise and haste of modern life and 21st-century technologies. Get it here for $49.99. Five Ingredient Vegan From the author of 15 Minute Vegan, Five Ingredient Vegan showcases simple yet exciting recipes using five ingredients or fewer. Get it for $39.99 here. Pardiz About a personal journey into Manuela Darling-Gansser’s “paradise past”. Having lived in Iran for the first nine years of her life, she returned as an adult to reconnect with the country she remembered so fondly. Get it for $29.99.