The Queen on the cover of Vanity Fair

To celebrate her 90th birthday, the Queen is on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine . Photographed by Annie Liebowitz, Her Majesty appears with her favourite corgis and dorgis (no, me neither – it’s a cross between dachshund and a corgi). Wearing Gucci loafers . There’s been talk of a Sloane Ranger revival with pie crust collars, navy blazers andRead more

Saturday night and Sunday morning

Inspired by the discovery of her parents’ war diaries, writer and journalist Elaine Kingett established Write It Down! a series of writing and mindfulness retreats in Spain, France and Wales. With the idea of inspiring everyone, ‘irrespective of previous writing experience to write down their lives; relax and return home with brain expanded and selfRead more

A mature woman’s internet dating hell

I bumped into a friend-of-a-friend the other day and she was telling me that over a decade after her husband died (he had leukemia, they were together 32 years), she’d tried online dating. Elaine Kingett is an award-winning journalist and ex-features writer for Woman & Home magazine. I thought you’d be interested to hear about her experienceRead more