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.
LIFESTYLE

8 Magical Christmas Reads for The Grown-Ups

Whisk yourself to an enchanted world with these festive books.

HOMES & GARDENS

Downton Style: Top Ten Sites For Buying Traditional English Kitchenware

Recreate Mrs Patmore’s kitchen below stairs and shop for traditional kitchenware.

SHOPPING

Edible Gifts: What To Give Your Host This Christmas

Say thank you to your host with something they can really get their teeth into.

SHOPPING

9 Of The Best Small Brands For Kids Pyjamas This Christmas

Discover the very best nine websites for buying children’s sleepwear.

HOMES & GARDENS

Breathe Easy: Five Electric Aromatherapy Oil Diffusers To Create A Home Spa Vibe

Make your room smell like a wellness spa with an essential oil diffuser.

TRAVEL

9 TV And Film Location Houses You Can Holiday In

Book a stellar holiday in one of these properties, which you’ll recognise as stars of screens big and small.

LIFESTYLE

Instagram Tips for Better Firework Photos

Ten pointers for capturing and sharing your fireworks photographs.

TRAVEL

The Best of Scotland

Our edit of what to do and where to stay north of the border.

SHOPPING

42 Eco Gifts That Won’t Cost The Earth

Green Gifting: do you struggle with the impact of the present-giving flurry on the planet? Give these eco-friendly gifts this year and allow your conscience to rest easy.

SHOPPING

6 Sell-Out Christmas Hampers To Order Now

Pre-order the very best hampers for Christmas now – before they sell out.

SHOPPING

10 Of The Most Coveted Cream Scalloped Knits

Statement scalloped knits are trending for AW 21. This is the cream of the crop.

SHOPPING

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.

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.

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

How To Boycott Amazon When Shopping For Christmas Stockings

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

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 2022

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