In this Saturday’s Telegraph magazine – meeting the parents who have chosen to home educate their children.
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 […]
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
Branded ‘the donated generation’, many adults conceived by donors are questioning their parents’ decisions. Olivia Gordon reports
Stay-at-home mother? Career high-flyer? Juggling the two? Within a few decades there has been a huge revolution in the way women can choose to lead their lives… This was the first time I’ve ever written a feature and also been interviewed for it by a co-writer. My editor Anna interviewed me and my mum, and […]
It’s 10.30am in Sophie Boss’s living-room, and with the coffee she’s serving a rich, home-made chocolate and pistachio cake. As she and her sister Audrey, two fortysomething mothers from north London, tuck into their slices there’s no chuckling of ‘Ooh, naughty us’, no trace of guilt and no longing glances at the rest of the […]
Suddenly, sexuality isn’t black and white anymore. People are coming out as ‘A’, or ‘grey-A’ (semi-asexual), ‘demisexual’ (someone who only feels attraction after an emotional bond has been formed) and/or ‘aromantic’ (someone who feels no urge for romantic companionship). Or, perhaps, ‘homo-romantic’, meaning they are romantically but not sexually attracted to people of the same […]
I’ve been super busy (as always!) the last few weeks working on various features for the Times, Telegraph, Guardian and Mail, as well as Top Santé, on top of my regular reviewing and blog writing for Parentdish.co.uk and Allaboutyou.com. Do look out for some interesting stuff coming up in the next few months.
Feature on the mistresses of reinvention – why have one career when you can just keep changing them?
Spinach ice cream, anyone? Or how about a nice bowl of offal bourguignon? Olivia Gordon meets the cooks-cum-artists behind a new culinary craze
Author photographs: Nina Hollington ThemeShopy