Celebrity Interviews

29 April 2021

Seven secrets of real-life founders, freelancers and rebels to adopt into your routine

2020 saw a record year for new businesses with an estimated 85,000 new companies springing up. In my book Founders, Freelancers & Rebels: How to Thrive as a Creative Independent, ...

29 April 2021

Singing my way through lockdown

When the Covid pandemic arrived, award-winning author Julie Hodgson turned to virtual gospel choirs to keep up her spirits. She has now turned her experiences into new young adult novel ...

29 April 2021

How ten days of silence changed my life by Vanessa Potter, author of Finding My Right Mind

“Where’s your coat?” I demanded as my son and I headed to school one morning. When he shrugged I shouted at him. I regretted my outburst as soon as his ...

29 April 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Namita Gokhale, author of Jaipur Journals

I’ve published twenty books by now. These include eleven works of fiction, two books for young readers, four anthologies with a fifth on its way, and so on. I can ...

29 April 2021

Family Life in the Narnia Stories by Katherine Langrish, author of From Spare Oom and War Drobe

Katherine Langrish, the award-winning author of children’s fantasy books, fell in love with the world of Narnia as a child. In her new memoir she explores how re-reading each of ...

29 April 2021

Read chapter one from Heidi Swain's new book A Taste of Home

The sun had long since set over the Italian horizon before the last of the mourners finally headed back to their homes, leaving behind a mountain of food and a ...

29 April 2021

Why it's important not to wean your baby before they are ready by Charlotte Stirling-Reed

When it comes to weaning, many parents are often concerned about WHEN to offer their baby solid foods. Should it be 6 months on the dot? or 4 months? Or ...

29 April 2021

Top tips for practising yoga with your family by Dr Kiki Morriss

I wrote Nurturing Your Family With Yoga to show you how family yoga can play a key role in bringing peace, happiness and harmony to your home. Parents often ask ...
29 April 2021

Top tips for nailing interviews and landing the job of your dreams by Karen Macphee

Business coach and recruitment expert Karen Macphee shares her tips for nailing interviews and landing the job of your dreams in the competitive Covid-era employment market. In March last year ...

29 April 2021

A day in the life of Kristin Harmel, author of The Book of Lost Names

It’s a Monday morning, and my internal alarm goes off right on schedule, a few minutes before 6 a.m. Before last March, my weekdays had a predictable order to them. ...

29 April 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Jennifer Saint, author of Ariadne

1. I wrote Ariadne as a New Year’s Resolution. I came up with the idea for the novel on holiday in France in the summer of 2018, but that September ...

28 April 2021

Jack Monroe's top tips for easy entertaining at home

After almost a year of on-again, off-again, will-they-happen or won’t-they social engagements written into diaries and onto calendars with the most precarious of pencil strokes, I find myself bewilderingly thrust ...

28 April 2021

Exclusive: Big Brother Canada’s Jedson on his relationship with Beth and Tychon's betrayal

Just when you thought this season of Big Brother Canada couldn’t get any more thrilling, we saw Jedson up on the block, win the Power of Veto and then use ...
28 April 2021

How a happy gut can lead to a happy mind by Amanda Hamilton, author of The Gut Plan Diet

2020 served as a reminder to look after our health and think carefully about how what we put into our bodies can affect what we get out, physically and mentally. ...

28 April 2021

Must read of the week: Don't Ask by Paul Carroll

Contemporary fiction author Paul Carroll’s new novel Don’t Ask is a gripping family drama that explores the unexpected consequences of taking a home DNA test, and which shockingly reaffirms the ...

28 April 2021

Seven things I’d like my readers to know about me by Kristen Zimmer, author of When Sparks Fly

-  If you were flying easily and enjoying yourself then it could mean you are finally on top of something- a workload or situation that has been a burden on ...

27 April 2021

Three simple tips for boosting your wellbeing by Joe Hilton

I want to start by telling you a bit about ‘Joe Bloggs’, well in a nutshell, this stands for ‘typical or everyday’ person, and that’s exactly who I see myself ...

27 April 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Emma Jameson

My first bestseller came to me in a dream. I’ve always been a writer. The first “book” I wrote, which consisted of two sheets of ruled notebook paper, was about ...

27 April 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by PJ Manney

I’m dyslexic and dysgraphic. I was told that whatever I did in life, the last thing I should do is write. But I can tell stories. Turns out dyslexics and ...

27 April 2021

Glass Half-Broken: The Stalled Workplace Revolution by Colleen Ammerman and Boris Groysberg

From the pay gap to the opportunity gap, gender inequality in the workplace has been a stubbornly difficult problem to solve. This is partly because the underlying causes are often ...

26 April 2021

Robert Gaylard: From the United Nations to fronting The Nomadic

A friend of mine recently commented along the lines of: “I wonder if you are the only United Nations worker AND musician, truly working full time on both areas and ...
26 April 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Madeline Dewhurst

Before I knew how to read and write I wanted to be a storyteller. I can remember sitting on the mat in nursery school telling stories to the other kids. ...

24 April 2021

Lockdown in La Serenissima by Philip Gwynne Jones, author of The Venetian Legacy

I was well suited to lockdown. I think being fundamentally lazy helped. But then there were just three of us - myself, my wife Caroline and Mimi the cat (who ...

24 April 2021

Seven misconceptions about witchcraft by Kelly-Ann Maddox, author of Rebel Witch

As a practicing witch for two decades, I now offer mentoring and online resources to empower other witches and answer their questions. As you can imagine, some of the queries ...