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Month: October 2015

MY OXFORD: BONGANI MAYOSI — Oxford Today

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The Professor of Cardiology and Head of the Medical School at the University of Cape Town tells Olivia Gordon what Oxford did for him.

A KILLER CELL STRIKES — Oxford Today

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The body’s hidden drama plays out in an image captured with state-of-the-art technology by an Oxford-trained scientist…

LIVING WITH DOWN’S SYNDROME — Guardian Weekend

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Most women whose babies are diagnosed with Down’s syndrome end the pregnancy. But with a more accurate test on the horizon, a group of parents want to change perceptions. Olivia Gordon reports         I’m so happy to have written this piece, which has been in my mind for some years now. Thank you […]

IS IT CHARACTER-BUILDING TO LET A 7-YEAR-OLD WALK HOME ALONE? — Sunday Telegraph Stella

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A growing group of ‘free-range parents’ believe that freedom to play outdoors and travel alone fosters true independence. Could they be right? By Olivia Gordon

TEA AND A CHAT WITH ANNIE SLOAN — Mollie Makes

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For the latest Mollie Makes, I had the pleasure of meeting one of Britain’s leading designers, Annie Sloan, who pioneered the up-cycling revolution. She is absolutely lovely.

“THIS IS A HOUSE THAT HAS SLOWLY EVOLVED” — Psychologies

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For this month’s Psychologies, novelist Saskia Sarginson told me how her London townhouse is a long-standing, grounding force in her life.