The Edit

About Us

The team behind the editorial and daily updates of what's best online, the sites, apps and people worth following.

Editor: Nancy Alsop

Nancy has worked as a journalist for fifteen years. She cut her teeth on the Mail on Sunday’s supplements and then sharpened them as editor of a variety of glossy lifestyle magazines. In 2014, she wrote the best-selling interiors book, Living Life Beautifully in conjunction with Cabbages & Roses, and is working on her debut children’s novel.

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Features Editor: Becky Ladenburg

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).

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Shopping Editor: Lucy Abletshauser

Lucy lives in London and has a background in art and design. She loves interiors, photography, fashion, writing and long walks in the park with her family and little dog, Disco.

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Lifestyle Editor: Lydia Mansi

Lydia is an ex-London magazine editor (Grove, The Resident) turned creative brand consultant, who decamped from West London back to the wilds of Devon to rear her two boys, Enid Blyton style. A self-confessed ‘wanderlust writer with a hippie heart’, she is happiest on the move, camera in hand, namely to the beautiful yet impractical French Manoir she is renovating with her husband in rural SW France.

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MD: Arabella Dymoke

Arabella has run The GWG since 2008, surfing the web day in and day out. A self-confessed information junkie, the web is the perfect medium for her to work in. Arabella is also a keen cook, with an extensive collection of cookery books. With that, walking where she can and reading, her days are never boring.

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Contributing Editor: Annabel Jack

Annabel joined The Good Web Guide as Editor in 2016, before becoming part time. The journalist previously worked at ES Magazine, The Independent and She has three rowdy children and five chickens. Her weaknesses include pasteis de nata, blockprint fabrics and flea markets.

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Contributing Editor: Anna Bance

With a penchant for summer baskets, kaftans and book shaped clutches, Anna has her finger firmly on the pulse when it comes to the latest fashion launches and trends online. When Anna isn't penning her regular column for The GWG, she is running her award-winning dress rental site, Girl Meets Dress.

Contributing Editor: Emily Jenkinson

Emily joined The GWG back in 2008 as Editor and now contributes on all lifestyle topics, with a special focus on food. She has written for The Independent, The Telegraph, CityAM and many others and lives in London with her young family and Border Terrier, Scrabble.

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Contributing Editor: Alice Kahrmann

Dubbed 'a sparkling new talent' by The Daily Express, writer Alice has been scribbling the Brains Behind The Brand column for The GWG since 2012. Coding, office dramas, crowdfunding... there's not much she doesn't know about the trials and tribulations of online entrepreneurs.