Senior Digital Editor

Phillipa Cherryson

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Phillipa Cherryson is a senior digital editor for Saga Exceptional. Phillipa has been a journalist for 30 years, writing for local and national newspapers, UK magazines and reporting onscreen for ITV. In her spare time she loves the outdoors and is a trainee mountain leader and Ordnance Survey Champion.

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Articles by Phillipa Cherryson

A woman with insomnia lying in bed, looking tired at her alarm clock
Sleep

How to stop losing sleep over insomnia

It may be time to stop fretting about sleeplessness, as a new book reveals there are some surprising benefits of insomnia.

A snow scene in the Scottish highlands, with a snow covered tree in the foreground and white mountains rising up in the distance
Walking

The different words for snow and their amazing origins

Thai snow, granulated snow and snow that is as big as a dog's paw - there are hundreds of words for snow across the globe - we share some of the more unusual ones.

A woman doctor checking the back of an older man for moles with a medical magnifier.
Health

Skin cancer: what does it look like and how to mimimise your risk

As we age the risk of skin cancer increases - we explain the signs of skin cancer and why early treatment makes such a difference.

A piece of paper with a partial description of skin cancer with a highligher pen which has highlighted melanoma
Health

I had skin cancer like Fergie – don’t make the same mistake as me

In the wake of the Duchess of York’s diagnosis of a malignant melanoma, we explain why its so important to check your skin regularly - whatever your age

A close of up a man's bare feet with him massaging his right foot
Wellbeing

Happy feet: 7 easy foot care tips from the experts

Put a spring in your step with the best advice on how to care for your feet as you get older.

A long river cruise boat moored in front of a huge palatial building.
Travel

Five reasons to try a river cruise this summer and where to go

A river cruise is your passport to a different daily experience - we tell you why to try one and the best ones to choose this summer.