‘My skincare routine? Falling asleep with my mascara on’

How do well-known names spend their valuable downtime? In our weekly My Saturday column, celebrities reveal their weekend virtues and vices. This week: Bettany Hughes8am I’m normally away filming and up at 5.30am to go to a museum or a website. I’m solely at residence a number of weekends a 12 months so, at any time when there’s an opportunity to break down, I take it. Cinnamon, our aged tortoiseshell cat, will lie on my chest in mattress, which provides me an excuse to not stand up.9am The very first thing I do is make espresso. I miss good espresso on my travels and go with tea within the Caucasus and India. My favorite substitute espresso is a sizzling spiced candy milky tea known as karak from Oman. 10am  A stroll within the park earlier than breakfast and a sneaky second espresso from an area café, earlier than going residence for my husband Adrian’s selfmade muesli.11am I like order however life is so chaotic and each week is completely different, so I sit and make an inventory – as a species, we’re obsessed with making lists, it provides us rationale – and have a futile try to tidy as much as assist me really feel in management. I’ve been within the Middle East and Georgia lately so I’ve obtained hot and cold climate garments in every single place. My new sequence of Treasures of the World (Saturdays, Channel 4, 7pm) gave me so many adventures, together with going right into a mediaeval Game of Thrones-style underground sequence of escape chambers.


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