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Month: February 2016

SWAP, SHARE AND CARE — Mother and Baby

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I asked mothers to share their favourite tips for keeping costs down for the April issue

‘A VERY UNUSUAL WOMAN’: CHARLES MOORE TALKS TO ALAN RUSBRIDGER ABOUT MARGARET THATCHER — Oxford Today

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Moore described Thatcher as a ‘very unusual woman’ who insisted on touring Pearl Harbour in the night using a torch she kept in her handbag, and who once took him aside at a party and said: ‘You know what the trouble with Helmut Kohl is? He’s a German!’ Read my report here

REVISITING THE FETAL HOSPITAL UNIT THAT SAVED MY BABY’S LIFE — The Telegraph magazine

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I am thrilled to have written this feature about University College London’s Fetal Medicine Unit for this Saturday’s Telegraph magazine (it’s up on the paper’s website already). I spent three unforgettable days sitting in on patient consultations at the FMU last year, years after my own son was treated there…as a journalist I was privileged […]

TEN TYPES OF FRIEND YOU NEED IN YOUR LIFE — Prima.co.uk

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From your work friend who knows just how you like your tea to your gay male friend who’s always up for a gossip, which are the ten friends you can’t live without?

BEING A BEAST: CHARLES FOSTER TRIES LIFE AS AN ANIMAL — Oxford Today

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Charles Foster is a fellow of Green Templeton College who teaches medical law and ethics. He also likes to spend his spare time living as various animals. I met him to find out why…

WHY THE WAY WE TELL OUR DAUGHTERS ABOUT PERIODS MATTERS

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I’m happy to have written a guest post for Sanitary Owl about why educating girls about female cycles is so important.

MY NEW COLUMN – MOTHER’S PRIDE — The Oxford Times

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I’m thrilled to be writing a new monthly column for The Oxford Times, my local newspaper, about life as an Oxford mother. Check out The Oxford Times’s glossy magazine, Oxfordshire Limited Edition, to read the first instalment.