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Column: Mama Said by Emily Martin

Column: Mama Said by Emily Martin

Column: Mama Said by Emily Martin

27 November 2019

It's the most wonderful time of the year and, after 37 Christmases, Emily Martin reckons she has it all wrapped up


Fitness: Just for Kicks with Lydia Parkin

Fitness: Just for Kicks with Lydia Parkin

Fitness: Just for Kicks with Lydia Parkin

11 November 2019

Lydia Parkin heads to a martial arts class and discovers a group of fearless females . . .


Real Life: The Power of Words with author Hannah Pearl

Real Life: The Power of Words with author Hannah Pearl

Real Life: The Power of Words with author Hannah Pearl

08 November 2019

Cambridge author Hannah Pearl says writing her latest book - Daisy's Christmas Gift Shop -brought light into her life at the darkest time


Column: Mama Said with Emily Martin

Column: Mama Said with Emily Martin

Column: Mama Said with Emily Martin

22 October 2019

Emily Martin hasn’t slept for six years now and wonders: how much longer will she live?


Bosom Buddies: Sheila Kissane-Marshall talks about the breast cancer journey which inspired an amazing rehabilitation course

Bosom Buddies: Sheila Kissane-Marshall talks about the breast cancer journey which inspired an amazing rehabilitation course

Bosom Buddies: Sheila Kissane-Marshall talks about the breast cancer journey which inspired an amazing rehabilitation course

06 October 2019

Undergoing treatment for breast cancer, Sheila Kissane-Marshall sought to ‘find pockets of happiness among the pain’, as Louise Cummings discovers.


Real Life: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we chat to mum-of-three Lesley Young about her cancer journey

Real Life: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we chat to mum-of-three Lesley Young about her cancer journey

Real Life: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we chat to mum-of-three Lesley Young about her cancer journey

30 September 2019

A battle with breast cancer left Lesley Young feeling isolated. But thanks to a Grand Arcade fashion event, she’s on the road to recovery


Mama Said by Emily Martin

Mama Said by Emily Martin

Mama Said by Emily Martin

23 September 2019

With a 6-year-old's hopes and dreams depending on her, Emily Martin has a birthday party to organise


Gardens: Saying it with Flowers

Gardens: Saying it with Flowers

Gardens: Saying it with Flowers

10 September 2019

Cathy Marchant’s Midnight Garden - a half-acre flower farm in Stapleford - has had its busiest year yet. Alice Ryan pays a visit


Interview: Pots of Style with Emma Bridgewater

Interview: Pots of Style with Emma Bridgewater

Interview: Pots of Style with Emma Bridgewater

03 September 2019

Emma Bridgewater’s eponymous homeware brand is now known and loved the world over, as editor Alice Ryan reports


Column: Mama Said with Emily Martin

Column: Mama Said with Emily Martin

Column: Mama Said with Emily Martin

30 August 2019

Girl has finished her first year of school and Emily Martin feels all wistful about it


With Harry Potter-inspired shoes and hand-drawn caricatures of the guests, Kedington couple Bryan and Sarah Carpenter added a touch of magic to their wedding day

With Harry Potter-inspired shoes and hand-drawn caricatures of the guests, Kedington couple Bryan and Sarah Carpenter added a touch of magic to their wedding day

With Harry Potter-inspired shoes and hand-drawn caricatures of the guests, Kedington couple Bryan and Sarah Carpenter added a touch of magic to their wedding day

29 August 2019

'We did it our way. . .'


Viva Vintage: Award-winning designer and dressmaker Clare Szabo creates timeless, elegant and eco-friendly bridal attire

Viva Vintage: Award-winning designer and dressmaker Clare Szabo creates timeless, elegant and eco-friendly bridal attire

Viva Vintage: Award-winning designer and dressmaker Clare Szabo creates timeless, elegant and eco-friendly bridal attire

29 August 2019

Clare Szabo creates luxurious wedding couture, specialising in vintage and ethical bridal gowns and attire as Louise Cummings reports.


Real Life: The Race for Life

Real Life: The Race for Life

Real Life: The Race for Life

19 August 2019

In a powerful first-person piece, Histon mum Lorna Dunn shares her experience of being diagnosed with a rare and incurable cancer


Books: Telling Stories with Cambridge author Paige Toon

Books: Telling Stories with Cambridge author Paige Toon

Books: Telling Stories with Cambridge author Paige Toon

08 August 2019

How far would you go for love? That’s the question Cambridge author Paige Toon asks in her new novel, If You Could Go Anywhere.


Mama Said: Emily Martin writes for Velvet

Mama Said: Emily Martin writes for Velvet

Mama Said: Emily Martin writes for Velvet

08 August 2019

What do you do with your child's artwork? Emily Martin is standing at the bin with a clutch of drawings and wondering, can we just chuck it out?


Wonder women: The female entrepreneurs flying high in business

Wonder women: The female entrepreneurs flying high in business

Wonder women: The female entrepreneurs flying high in business

29 July 2019

Do you see yourself as the next Karren Brady? Enter the National Business Women’s Awards 2019. . .


Real Life: Here Come the Girls for Girls Night Out

Real Life: Here Come the Girls for Girls Night Out

Real Life: Here Come the Girls for Girls Night Out

25 July 2019

In September, thousands of women will descend on Bury for Girls Night Out. Here, two friends share their reasons for taking part to Lydia Parkin.


Newmarket's July Festival Best Dressed - meet the woman who has dropped 13 dress sizes

Newmarket's July Festival Best Dressed - meet the woman who has dropped 13 dress sizes

Newmarket's July Festival Best Dressed - meet the woman who has dropped 13 dress sizes

01 July 2019

Teacher Emma Kireia shed 15 stone to become a mum. Now, John Lewis & Partners give Emma the Newmarket Ladies’ Day look


Race for Life: Real Life stories . . . Doing it for Dad

Race for Life: Real Life stories . . . Doing it for Dad

Race for Life: Real Life stories . . . Doing it for Dad

27 June 2019

Pioneering cancer researcher, Dr Alex Bruna, shares her story ahead of Race for Life


Mama Said: What’s it like on a long haul flight with two small children?

Mama Said: What’s it like on a long haul flight with two small children?

Mama Said: What’s it like on a long haul flight with two small children?

19 June 2019

A long haul flight with two small children: Emily Martin has travelled to Australia and doesn’t think she can ever come back


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