Becky Ladenburg

Features Editor

Becky joined the team in April 2017. After a decade on the Features desk of The Daily Telegraph, she now combines writing from home with the raising of her little boys (while trying to limit her almond-croissant and cappuccino intake).
LIFESTYLE

7 Of The Most Gripping Royal Biographies

As HM The Queen celebrates 70 years on the throne, we look at the colourful lives of her closest relations.

LIFESTYLE

10 Of HM The Queen’s Best Moments

Lurking in the endless reels of footage of the monarch is a clear capacity for both joy and sadness.

FOOD & DRINK

8 Of The Most Moreish Recipes For Biscuits

Celebrate National Biscuit Day on 29th May this year by whipping up a batch of your own.

FOOD & DRINK

8 Ways To Become An Oenophile On National Wine Day

These sites, feeds and courses will teach you all you need to know about the world of wine.

HOMES & GARDENS

9 Of The Best Gardening Books By Women

Seek inspiration for your outside space from these green-fingered goddesses.

HOMES & GARDENS

8 Of The Most Beautiful Gardens To Visit Now

Now is the time to go gaga for the gardens of the great and the good.

LIFESTYLE

Do You Know About Synching Your Cycle?

Find out about the life-changing concept we wish we’d been taught at school.

LIFESTYLE

Jarvis Cocker’s Best Bits

As the frontman of 90s band Pulp releases his life story, we look at the many layers of Jarvis Cocker.

HOMES & GARDENS

8 Interior Designers With Homeware Lines

You don’t need these clever designers to do up your houses – you can just buy their wares instead.

LIFESTYLE

9 Things To Love About Persephone Books

How one standalone bookseller can brighten your life.

LIFESTYLE

10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Grand National

How familiar are you with the finest steeplechase on earth?

LIFESTYLE

5 Of Britain’s Best Basket Weavers

Whether it's a good old-fashioned basket for an Easter egg hunt or a trip to your local food market, check out these traditional British weavers.

LIFESTYLE

9 Fabulous Florists For Weddings

The handiwork of these florists will be the crowning glory of your event.

LIFESTYLE

Seven Cool Ideas for Hen Weekends

See out your singledom with a truly original UK-based hen do.

LIFESTYLE

7 Of The Best Podcasts About Motherhood

Take a deep dive into the state of motherhood with these pithy podcasts.

HOMES & GARDENS

7 Of The Modern House’s Best London Properties Under £800,000

Act fast and grab yourself a bargain through the nation’s most stylish estate agent.

LIFESTYLE

Best Bits: Dolly Parton

Our love for the Queen of Nashville knows no bounds – and now she has written a novel.

FOOD & DRINK

6 Of The Best Caterers In The UK

Planning a wedding or celebration at home? Leave the food to these culinary wizards.

LIFESTYLE

Christine Baranski’s Best Bits

As she reigns over ‘old money’ New York in TV’s The Gilded Age, we celebrate a very versatile actress.

LIFESTYLE

6 Reasons To Visit The Beatrix Potter Exhibition At The V&A

A brilliant new show celebrates the life and work of one of the greatest loved children’s authors of all time.

LIFESTYLE

6 Riveting Things To Watch On TV Now

Spring may be coming but there will always be time for television – as long as it’s good enough.

LIFESTYLE

Class Act: Julian Fellowes’ Career Highlights

As his latest period drama The Gilded Age lights up the winter, we look back on a long and fruitful career.

LIFESTYLE

Surprise Your Favourite People With These Kind Gestures

To mark Random Acts of Kindness Day, we’ve come up with the coolest ways to show you care.

FOOD & DRINK

9 Delicious Valentine’s Day Desserts

Add some va va voom to your V Day menu with these moreish puddings.

LIFESTYLE

8 Of The Best Collections Of Poetry For Valentine’s Day

Struggling to put your love into words? Leave it to the experts with these excellent volumes.

THE EDIT

Becky Loves: A Spring Edit

These are a few of our Features Editor’s favourite things, from cosy cords to calming candles.

TRAVEL

8 Of The Best Country-House Hotels For A Spring Break

Beat mid winter blues by booking yourself some rural respite.

LIFESTYLE

Best Bits: André Leon Talley

As the fashion world mourns the former Vogue creative director, we look back on a life well lived.

LIFESTYLE

Best Bits: The Duchess Of Cambridge

As she celebrates her fortieth birthday, we look back on the making of Kate Middleton.

LIFESTYLE

8 Diverting Things To Listen To While Cooking Over The Festive Season

Lose yourself in these audio books, plays and podcasts as you get on in the kitchen.

LIFESTYLE

7 Cool Things To Do In The Twixtmas Lull

There are myriad ways to make the most of the precious period between Christmas and New Year.

FOOD & DRINK

9 Of The Best Starters For Christmas Day

Elevate the traditional meal with these tasty first courses.

FOOD & DRINK

9 Of The Best Vegetarian Canapés For Christmas

Who says party nibbles need to be carnivorous to taste great?

LIFESTYLE

Our Pick Of The Christmas TV Schedules

Spend your viewing time wisely this Christmas – here’s how.

FOOD & DRINK

8 Of The Best Cheeseboards For Christmas

You can’t go wrong at Christmas with a big board of perfectly ripe British cheese.

LIFESTYLE

Who To Follow For Christmas Interiors Inspiration

If you haven’t yet decked your halls, follow the lead of these style mavens and you can’t go wrong.

SHOPPING

7 Of The Most Wonderful Cookbooks For Christmas

Add culinary flair to your festive gatherings with a little help from the experts.

TRAVEL

Hit The Slopes In Awesome Austria

Booking a skiing break? Consider heading for the pretty pistes of Austria.

TRAVEL

7 Restorative Retreats To Book Now

Take time out or hone a skill at one of these glorious getaways.

SHOPPING

The Ultimate Guide to Buying Pre-Loved Clothes Online

Pre-loved clothes are a win for your wallet, a win for the planet and a win for your wardrobe – so get shopping.

LIFESTYLE

Damian Lewis & Helen McCrory: The Greatest Love Story Of Our Time?

Listen now to the recently unearthed and electrifying poetry reading by Mr and the late Mrs Lewis.

LIFESTYLE

Best Bits: Cush Jumbo

As she smashes it in Hamlet, we celebrate the finest moments of the hottest British actress in town.

LIFESTYLE

7 Of The Best Literary Podcasts

If you can’t have your nose in a book all the time, listen to a brilliant books podcast instead.

LIFESTYLE

Reviewed: A Cook’s Book By Nigel Slater

This week, GWG Book Club devours the nourishing pages of Nigel Slater’s latest concoction.

SHOPPING

26 Christmas Presents For Country Dwellers

Bucolic Beauty: gorgeous gifts for loved ones who live in the countryside.

LIFESTYLE

8 Hot Theatre Tickets To Book Now For Christmas

Celebrate all that is great about the West End this Christmas.

LIFESTYLE

9 Of The Most Chilling Ghost Stories

Curl up with a spine-tingling ghost story this Halloween.

LIFESTYLE

GWG Podcast Review: River Café Table 4

Ruth Rogers’ new podcast, in which she interviews stellar guests at her iconic London restaurant, makes for utterly compelling listening.

SHOPPING

Trawl For Treasure: Seven of the Best Sites for Car Boot Sales

Car boot sales represent recycling at its best. Don’t forget: one man’s rubbish could easily be another man’s treasure

LIFESTYLE

Best Bits: Ian Fleming & 007

As the 25th James Bond movie finally hits our screens, we celebrate 007’s inimitable creator.

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