Category: friendship

COHOUSING: THE BRITISH FAMILIES EMBRACING COMMUNAL LIVING — The Guardian

With their emphasis on shared meals and parenting, cohousing communities offer an antidote to the isolation of modern life, writes Olivia Gordon  

MOTHER’S PRIDE — The Oxford Times

For the June issue, a column about the life lessons I hope my children will learn which took me too long, and a rather disastrous first trip to the ballet for my daughter

OFFSIDE RULE? WE INVENTED IT — CAM

For the Lent edition of the Cambridge University alumni magazine, I interviewed members of the oldest football club in the world.  

GROWING OUT OF SCHOOLGIRL BITCHINESS – – Glamour

Delighted to write for this month’s GLAMOUR about how schoolgirl bitchiness haunts us well into womanhood. Loved the positive response to this piece.

WE ARE YOUR FRIENDS — Spa magazine

For the launch issue of Bath Spa University’s new magazine (for content agency YBM), I covered creative computing tools and career collaborations between friends (features start on pages 12 and 38)

WIMPS NEED NOT APPLY — CAM

As one of Cambridge University’s most successful sports clubs, the Women’s Lacrosse team value toughness – and speed.

WISH LANTERNS: YOUNG LIVES IN NEW CHINA — Oxford Today

Alumnus Alec Ash’s closely observed study of China’s millennials offers a provocative portrait of a fast-changing society.

COLLABORATING WITH FRIENDS — Mollie Makes

For the latest Mollie Makes, I wrote about the remarkable collaborations that can blossom between creative friends.

THE FRIEND WHO SAVED ME — Red

For Red’s December issue, I wrote a long-planned thank you letter to a very good friend.            

CHANGING FACE OF CHILDCARE — The Oxford Times

This month, my Mother’s Pride column celebrates the 30 years since the launch of Oxfordshire Limited Edition. I wrote about how the way today’s parents were brought up in the 1980s seems pretty old school now. Our generation has seen new trends for better and for worse – and trends that are downright bizarre…

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