Do we actively look for ways to be kind to one another? Heather believes we can change the world with one act of kindness at a time.
The wonder that was Carolyn Lazarus. When Marc asked me to give Carolyn’s funeral eulogy I felt hugely honoured. Yet at the same time I was daunted by the prospect of giving a fitting tribute to the wonder that was Carolyn. For how can one do justice to someone as unique, courageous, joyous and life-enhancing […]
Inspirations for your Spring Wardrobe from our Fashion Editor How did it happen so quickly? The arrival of spring that is? One minute I was busy hauling on boots and layers, when, out of nowhere so it seemed, the sun arrived and I am now frantically casting around trying to find what feels right for this […]
Fashion Ed Heather praises the classic white shirt I was in London last week, which I always find exciting (as if I am a visiting teenager all over again), and I had an hour to spare between day and evening appointments. I spent that hour very wisely, in the beautiful House of Fraser store at […]
Fashion editor Heather’s solutions for when your waistline ain’t what it used to be. I admit it: for years I have been a small-waisted gal, the one who would feel a little embarrassed when admitting to still wearing size 8 jeans, even post-children. Actually, if the truth be told, I needed a belt more often […]
Meet Heather Boal-Russell, a fashion editor I live in the country, so day-to-day my preferred look is casual but with a bit of smart thrown in. Last winter I bought a tweed jacket from Zara with a wonderful pale blue and grey striped lining and faux suede on the collar and elbows. I just love it […]
How would you react if your teenage daughter announced that she was pregnant? One young grandmother relives her experience They were words I had not expected to hear, not then at least. After all, we were sitting in the sun, having cleared a space in our day to discuss the exciting but perplexing choices confronting […]
By the Fashion Editor There is very little more embarrassing – or prone to put you on the spot – than being asked to talk about your style. After all, what we wear and how we wear it is a matter of personal taste and there is nothing worse than some know-all, ivory tower, […]