The joys of my daughter Kala’s birthday gardenThe apple falls not far from the tree, she’s a great young gardener ‘I’ve been gathering seed for months’: Allan Jenkins. Photograph: Allan Jenkins
How we stay together: ‘It’s like the bow on a present or the icing on a cake’ Jayne and Jodie first got together in a way they describe as ‘so unplanned and so random’, but two decades on they’re more settled than ever ‘Just having my best mate by my side, who I happen to be married to is a bonus, and the commitment means everything,’ says Jodie of her relationship with her wife Jayne. Photograph: Jodie Nancarrow and Jayne Watson
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The best plants for harsh cityscapesRock-loving plants will thrive on window sills and balconies Sempervivum species need the barest minimum of soil to grow in. Photograph: Getty Images
‘He grabbed the lead and said: give me the dog’: can pet detectives stop the rise in animal theft?. Dogs are more valuable than ever – which is why so many are being snatched. But some owners and pet detectives are fighting back
What links Play Misty For Me with Reservoir Dogs? The Weekend quiz. From the cab rank rule to East 17, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz
Could tapping my chest cure my post-lockdown nerves?. I want a quick fix for my anxiety. Will seven seconds of rapid tapping on my meridian points do the trick?
Tim Dowling: I’m not shaving off my beard, just cutting a mouth hole. I’m crouched on the wet back step, holding a mirror stolen from the middle one’s bedroom
A bar with no booze: ‘Anybody seeking to practice their sober pash skills should give it a try’Australia’s first nonalcoholic bar has opened in Melbourne. So what is a bar for, if not for drinking? Brunswick Aces in Melbourne’s East Brunswick is Australia’s first nonalcoholic bar: ‘The sober and sober-curious have a grown-up spot to suggest to mates and dates now.’ Photograph: Griffin Simm
Tell us: what are your bad habits, and have they become worse during lockdown?We’re keen to hear about your or your partner’s bad habits, where you think these habits stem from, and whether the pandemic may have exacerbated them You can get in touch by filling in the form below. Photograph: SIphotography/Getty Images/iStockphoto
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My husband wants a threesome. I don’t. What can I do?I’m guessing it’s with a partner who suits him, rather than you, says Annalisa Barbieri. Remember what you want matters, too ‘Marriage and long relationships are about compromise, but not to the point of unhappiness.’ Illustration: Lo Cole/The Guardian
Sherri Shepherd is bringing awareness to the No. 1 killer of women: heart disease.
A pint and a madras in a hurricane: is this my first trip to the pub or an endurance event?We couldn’t hear each other because of the 40mph winds and spent most of the night trying to pin down flyaway poppadoms ‘The pub visit was preceded by a series of weather updates on our WhatsApp group.’ Illustration: Steven Gregor/The Guardian