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30 Dapper Father's Day Gifts That Dad Will Love

Matthews 1812 House's chocolate bourbon sauce is a deep, rich treat he can spread on desserts—or eat by the spoonful when no one's looking. ($14.50; 1812house.com)

Queen Elizabeth II visits the Chelsea Flower Show on press day in London on 19.05.2014. Pinned from gettyimages.co.uk

Rena Gardiner, Corfe Castle, from Dorset: the Isle of Purbeck. For many years Rena Gardiner (1929-1999) produced illustrated books and pamphlets about the history of buildings and places, working entirely by herself in her Workshop Press, which was housed in part of her cottage at Tarrant Monkton, near Blandford Forum in Dorset. http://www.reading.ac.uk/special-collections/news/exhibitions/sc-exhibition-rena-gardiner.aspx

This might be a nice activity for individuals or families to memorialize a loved one during holidays, anniversaries or other special days.

This might be a nice activity for individuals or families to memorialize a loved one during holidays, anniversaries or other special days.

Brushed Gold Metal Pendant Lampshade

The stunning design of this contemporary pendant lampshade makes it really special. With its smooth yet elegant lines, a graceful silhouette and raw metallic finish, the small symmetrical holes around the lampshade gently diffuse an ambient glow which lights up the surrounding areas with dancing dots. Finished in a beautiful brushed brass which is so on-trend at the moment, this gorgeous shade was originally designed to be placed over a dining table but we think it will look good in any…

Dolls’ houses

Recent exhibitions and fairs have sparked new interest in these temples of tiny delight – not just as playthings, but as objets d’art, says Charlotte Abrahams

The Queen gets behind-the-scenes look at Commonwealth Games venues

Looking lovely: Queen Elizabeth II is lovely in yellow on a visit to Emirates Arena and Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow as she viewed venues for the upcoming Commonwealth Games

Stormtroopers raid the White House

When to Force Bulbs Indoors

Want a table top display of gorgeous paperwhite blooms for a special occasion? How about a giant amaryllis with giant, dazzling flowers? When it comes to forcing bulbs indoors, there's no guarantee your flowers will appear on time, but, with some simple planning, the odds are in your favour. Check out these handy bulb forcing calendars and get your blooms started.