The Lost Art of Letter-Writing - Part I

The Lost Art of Letter-Writing - Part I

As an editor and writer, and a woman who is constantly travelling, I have come to appreciate the joy of email, WhatsApp, Instagram and Wikipedia and how it keeps me close to those I love, in whatever far flung part of the globe they reside.  But I would be lying if I said I didn’t have regular pangs of nostalgia, for landlines, libraries and - most of all - letter-writing…

A Nation Ahead of its Time - Finland and the Legendary "Baby Box"

A Nation Ahead of its Time - Finland and the Legendary "Baby Box"

But apart from being a 'rite of passage' for the expectant mother (uniting women down the generations) the box is, essentially, a great social leveller because, for some, its essential contents might well be unaffordable otherwise.  The box, for me, represents social justice in action...