Annabel Jack

Contributing Editor

Annabel joined The Good Web Guide as Editor in 2016, before becoming a contributing editor. The journalist previously worked at ES Magazine, The Independent and mydeco.com. She has three rowdy children and five chickens.
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Hot Picks: John Lewis’ Christmas Trends For 2021

What are the biggest design trends for Christmas 2021? Top Seven by John Lewis.

LIFESTYLE

5 Magical Christmas Light Shows To Book Now

Tickets are selling fast! If you haven’t already, book your Christmas Light Trail now, writes The Good

TRAVEL

9 of The Best Beach Games 2021: What To Pack For Family Fun This Summer Holiday

From waterproof card games to sand-proof speakers, these are the beach essentials you need to carry down to the beach. Pack like a pro, you don’t want to be lugging extra kilos for the sake of it.

LIFESTYLE

Perimenopause and Menopause Sites To Know About

Thanks to Gabby Logan and Davina McCall, menopause myth busting is a hot topic right now.

HOMES & GARDENS

Five Of The Most Beautiful Georgian Houses To Buy Now

They are blessed with elegant proportions and historic charm. Who can resist drooling over a Georgian home?

TRAVEL

The Best of Hampshire

From the New Forest, its crowning glory, to the South Downs, Hampshire is stuffed full of indie treasures to champion.

LIFESTYLE

Put A Stop To Pandemic Petnapping

Dog theft: The dos and don’ts of social media, animals online and pet technology.

SHOPPING

Hiking In Lockdown And Beyond

What grown-up women wear to hike up hills: here are the sites to know.

LIFESTYLE

How To Stop Coronasomnia

Busy mind? Allow Natalia Vodianova to help you get some restorative sleep thanks to Loóna, her new app.

LIFESTYLE

Zoned Out By Zoom? How Tapestry Helps Boost Mind And Mood

Want something soothing and creative to do? Make like an Austen heroine and reach for the embroidery needles.

LIFESTYLE

6 Essential Lockdown Listens For Kids

Discover how to find the best online story-time for your children.

SHOPPING

6 Best Vegan Beauty Sites for 2021

Vegan Beauty Edit: Learn more about the best plant-based and cruelty-free beauty products online.

FOOD & DRINK

Feast Your Eyes On The Twelve Cookbooks Of Christmas

No more turkey trauma! These are the books that will guide you seamlessly through Christmas lunch.

LIFESTYLE

7 Sites To Virtually Visit Father Christmas As Grottos Close For 2020

Book your video call with the man in red here: Father Christmas goes Zoom.

FOOD & DRINK

Hot Toddy Alert! 5 Deliciously Boozy Winter Drinks

Toast in Christmas with our top five winter cocktail recipes.

SHOPPING

11 Cool Yet Cosy Woollen Bibs To You Toasty This Winter

The best bang-on-trend bibs and tabards for seasonal layering.

SHOPPING

Christmas Wreath Edit: How Instagrammable Is Yours?

Five festive adornments to cheer up your door.

HOMES & GARDENS

Five Best Character Houses For Sale This Week

From derelict chapels to pretty manor houses, we bring you the most interesting properties on the market.

LIFESTYLE

Five Interactive Apps Designed To Get Kids Off Screens And Into Nature

Oh, the irony! Can technology be used in a positive way to reduce hours glaring at a screen and to get kids playing outside?

SHOPPING

9 Beautiful Christmas Eve Pyjamas For Kiddos

The best sites for heirloom quality, timeless jim-jams.

SHOPPING

Tiger Mother’s Shopping List: 6 Ultimate Coding Gifts For Under-Tens

Shop our Christmas gift guide to 2020’s best coding gifts for under-tens.

SHOPPING

How To Boycott Amazon When Shopping For Christmas Stockings

Six sites to help you support smaller businesses while ticking off your Christmas shopping list.

SHOPPING

Gift Guide: For Accessories Addicts

Often it is life’s little extras that give us the most cheering of boosts. We’ve narrowed down the chicest accessories for Christmas 2020.

LIFESTYLE

Home-Schooling Beyond Lockdown: 8 Online Resources To Inspire Curiosity And Confidence

Fun and informative ways to keep the spirit of learning alive at home.

LIFESTYLE

Lockdown Anxiety: 8 Sites For Self-Care

How to take care of your mental health in a second wave.

LIFESTYLE

Best Online Theatre To Stream This Autumn: Watch 8 Old Favourites At Home

Missing live theatre? Stream these eight old favourite plays and musicals this autumn.

LIFESTYLE

Budge Over Lady Swire: Six More Tell-All Memoirs To Read

Sasha Swire’s revelatory memoir isn’t the only one making waves.

LIFESTYLE

Would You Hire A Virtual Nanny?

How to recruit online childcare during a pandemic.

LIFESTYLE

Christmas Shopping In A Pandemic: Are Virtual Gift Fairs Here To Stay?

Digital trend: Polly Horton on how virtual fairs help independent brands survive online.

FOOD & DRINK

Self-isolating: 5 Of The Best Store Cupboard Recipes

Five easy and nourishing recipes that you can create without leaving the house.

LIFESTYLE

Self-Isolating And Home-Schooling: 14 Tips From A Teacher To Keep You Calm

As weeks with the children at home stretch ahead, take all the tips you can from the teaching pros.

LIFESTYLE

Trending: Functional Medicine And Its Best Practitioners?

Functional Medicine is gaining in popularity and momentum. Here’s the what, why and who of this trending health practice.

FOOD & DRINK

6 Healthy Recipes For Your Fussy Kid

Do you want your kids to eat more veg and less sugar? Try these healthy, delicious, game-changing recipes courtesy of the most popular children’s food writers.

SHOPPING

Five Online Steps To Reduce Your Fashion Carbon Footprint

You like clothes but you like your planet more. Find out how the net can help reduce your fashion carbon footprint.

SHOPPING

Would You Buy Your Wedding Dress Online?

Seven brands you didn’t know did bridal.

LIFESTYLE

Can An App Save Your Relationship?

Digital marriage counselling: six best apps for couples in 2020.

LIFESTYLE

10 Top Skills You Need In 2020

Ten online learning courses that will give you the skills to change your career in 2020.