Where do ideas come from, and how does an author know which one to choose? I wrote about this for The Guardian.
A piece for The Guardian about how to graciously accept a gift we no longer love – yet which reminds us, painfully, of someone we greatly miss.
I spoke to four people who’ve sat for painter Frank Auerbach, every week for up to 40 years.
My late step grandmother, Anita Bild, partly inspired the story of Eva Edelstein’s family in The Versions of Us. I wrote about my real-life relationship with Anita for The Guardian’s Family section.
I interview three couples who found love later in life for Guardian Weekend magazine
Ever dreamed of packing it all in and becoming an artist? Meet four people who prove it’s never too late to follow your heart
She’s not a feminist, but says women are born creative. Juliette Binoche talks about her spat with Gérard Depardieu, bad reviews – and why acting is like peeling onions
For years Hannah Moss was unable to speak to her mother and sister about her father’s death from cancer.
Actors’ advice to actors: ‘Costumes catching fire can be fun’
Why would a band choose to launch their new album with a tour of psychiatric hospitals?
Alinah Azadeh and her young family faced losing their home, but she walked out of court finally feeling unafraid about the future