2011: The year of the bridesmaid? Mail Online // 23 May 2011

My piece for Daily Mail Online, NYC: It’s never good to be on the receiving end of the euphemism ‘always the bridesmaid, never the bride’. But 2011, it seems, is shaping up to be the year of the second lady. It’s time, finally, for the bridesmaid to shine. It all started with the unexpected eclipse … Continue reading

I grew up with Kate Middleton, Mamamia // 20 April 2011

My piece on today’s Mamamia… I grew up with Kate Middleton, what’s your celebrity claim to fame? It’s just your average little village in your average country valley in your average chunk of English commuter belt. It’s got a butcher, a pub, a surgery, a council estate, a load of twee cottages and a beautiful … Continue reading