Salons Boom As Girls Yearn To Grow Up Fast – The Observer (news pages) Girls as young as six are wanting facials and manicures, and one child-only salon is now open – with dolls and DVDs and well as copies of Vogue. But some parents worry where the trend may be heading. Special report.
Inside The Mind Of The Married Woman – Observer Woman What do women really think about wearing the little gold ring? Olivia Gordon asked five wives about sex, power and money.
The award-winning author David Mitchell reckons his Japanese wife’s cooking is the ultimate diet…
The struggle with anorexia is a long way from the glamour of catwalks, fashion glossies and the latest diet. Two men talk about the women they love for whom ‘thin’ is a constant state of mind.
I wrote several Ex Files features for The Observer around 2006 in which couples reflect on their break ups
Review of the book of BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour
Interview with Timothy Garton-Ash on what it’s like dining with the likes of Maggie
Author photographs: Nina Hollington ThemeShopy