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I’M WRITING A BOOK!

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I’m delighted to be writing The First Breath, a popular medicine book/memoir about fetal and neonatal care, for Pan Macmillan. Click here to read a little story in The Bookseller about my book in progress. Please contact my agent Cathryn Summerhayes at Curtis Brown with any enquiries about my book. I’m taking a break from most […]

HOTEL REVIEW: ARTIST RESIDENCE, LONDON – Jewish Chronicle

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There are two kinds of hotels. There are the big chains, with their comforting anonymity, swimming pools and knowing what your room will be like before you’ve even seen it. And then there are the ‘boutique’ hotels, promising character and quirks. The Artist Residence in Pimlico takes the idea of a boutique hotel and runs […]

Park Plaza London Waterloo review: Jewish Chronicle

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The new Park Plaza at Waterloo hurts. It hurts because it’s so good, you can’t bear having to leave…

PLEASE LIKE ME! — Psychologies

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Do you still feel a sting when you’re left off a guest list? It’s natural, says Olivia Gordon, but as she discovers, real popularity is about something else altogether. To read the full feature, buy December’s Psychologies…  

MOTHER’S PRIDE — Oxford Times

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With my workload increasing, this autumn it was time to say goodbye to my parenting column in my local paper, The Oxford Times, after nearly two years. Here’s my final column – on the joys of mushrooming.      

MINDFUL GARDENING — WI Life

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Delighted to have written this feature for the Women’s Institute magazine about how gardening can become a mindfulness activity.

MOTHER’S PRIDE — The Oxford Times

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For my October column I wrote about the Orinoco Scrapstore and how a new life has dawned…a Frozen life.

MANMADE BIOARTIFICIAL ORGANS ON HORIZON — Medtronic Eureka

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In the not-too-distant future, manmade organs could transform the lives of patients whose kidneys, pancreas or lungs are failing. That’s the hope of Prof. Dr. Dimitrios Stamatialis, from the Department of Biomaterials Science and Technology at the University of Twente in The Netherlands…