Fiona Cowood

Fiona Cowood has 20 years’ experience working in senior editorial roles at leading national titles including Grazia, Stylist and Cosmopolitan. She has interviewed a diverse range of remarkable people – from victims of sex trafficking in Nepal through to former Foreign Secretaries and national treasures like Tom Jones. 

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Articles by Fiona Cowood

Hedi Argent sits in her living room
Real Life

“We did it, you can” – how cohousing could solve 50+ loneliness

The oldest resident of an all-women community in the heart of north London talks about the benefits of growing older in good company

Rory Stewart

“I’m no longer trying to be Alexander the Great” – Rory Stewart gets real

The politician turned podcaster talks about turning 50, the bruising experience of frontline politics and why he craves solitude

A girl and her grandmother lie on the grass laughing
Real Life

Are you much-needed emergency childcare? 5 ways to be brilliant (and stay smiling)

With the new school year underway, we share some expert tips for coping when those holiday childcare requests roll in

Davina McCall in a pink suit on an orange sofa

7 ways My Mum, Your Dad is nothing like Love Island

Davina McCall talks about ITV’s new dating show, which explores the highs and lows of finding love as a single parent

Rear view of a mum and daughter sitting on a bed, their heads together
Real Life

“I felt redundant” – 6 ways to cope with an empty nest

With the university exodus on the horizon, an expert shares her advice on how to cope with the sadness an empty nest can bring

Review of a couple leaning their heads together and looking out to sea and blue skies
Real Life

“Balancing hope with reality” – what the Alzheimer’s breakthrough really means

People with dementia and their carers react to this week’s news about the new, game-changing dementia drug.