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French regional wine map shows best vintages

A screenshot of the interactive graphic, which is best viewed on the Telegraph website

I helped develop this interactive map, which lets you find good years for wine in each of the major French regions at a swoosh of the mouse.

Many thanks to Joss Fowler with his help with the accompanying article which what makes a good year for vinyards.

Graphic is best viewed on the Telegraph website here, but full text can also be found below.

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Does my bum look small in this?

Ever wondered why you look great in some shops’ changing rooms, but awful in another? They may be using tricks to make you look thinner, or to make your skin look brighter. I took to the high street to find out which shops were guilty of ‘flattering’ their customers into purchases they might later regret.

Very intriguingly, one mirror salesman told me about a prototype ‘skinny mirror’ that was displayed at a trade show. Have you come across it? Get in touch, if so – I’d love to track it down.

Full text is also on the Sunday Times website here, and after the fold.

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