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Mothers To Admire

In honour of Mother’s Day, we look at eight famous mothers and their achievements. Words Victoria Tait ANGELINA JOLIE Actress Angelina Jolie has become as well-known for her charity work as she is for her Oscars. Through her celebrity status, she actively supports human rights movements. Angelina first became involved with humanitarian work for refugees […]

Letters of Love

Letters of Love

Be inspired this Valentine’s Day with five of the greatest love stories in history, from Ludwig van Beethoven and his Immortal Beloved to the glamour and drama of the Hollywood Hills. Victoria Tait reports on the lovers and their most personal letters.  Ludwig van Beethoven and His Immortal Beloved One of the most intriguing relationships […]

For the Love of Fashion

Dancing Queen

The world-renowned St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre is performing Swan Lake in Christchurch late December. Christine de Felice speaks to principal dancer Irina Kolesnikova, about her life as a professional ballerina. The St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre (SPBT) was founded by Russian entrepreneur Konstantin Tachkin in 1994 and is recognised as one of the world’s leading classical […]

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