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Travel on Trial: Taking to the floor for a tango lesson and tour in Buenos Aires

The Argentine tango. Surely the world’s most sexually charged dance – full of passion, full of eroticism, full of fevered anticipation, full of… all that I’m not. So what on earth was I doing in Buenos Aires trying to learn it? Not since Ann Widdecombe and John Sergeant appeared on “Strictly Come Stamping” has anyone been less well-equipped for the ballroom. At least they had the gear. Looking through my (time) capsule wardrobe, I failed to find a split-to-the-navel skirt or spiky stilettos.

How mastering horse whispering in Jamaica could help you in business meetings

“More gusto, bigger strides, stronger arms. If you want to articulate, try a short, sharp ‘yah’ just to make him look at you, but don’t shout at him.” All five foot nothing and eight stone of me is standing in a pen in Jamaica. I’m on a personal empowerment course and my trainers are Trina DeLisser, founder of the Half Moon Equestrian Centre, Montego Bay, who’s outside the ring giving encouragement, and Razzmo, a panting, snorting thoroughbred who’s in there with me.

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Trailblazers: 6 Groundbreaking Female Artists You Should Know

Frida Kahlo, Tracey Emin, Georgia O’Keeffe, Yayoi Kusama. You know these names. These are female artists whose work is celebrated today on a global scale. Women whose art has broken boundaries, and women whose art is world famous. But what about the women artists who paved the way for the stars of today by making their art long before it was deemed appropriate for them to do so? Their names may not be so instantly recognizable, but the groundbreaking talent of these six artists deserves to be remembered and applauded.

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