Lisa Markwell is the editor of The Independent on Sunday. She was previously executive editor of The Independent, i and The Independent on Sunday and has edited the features pages, and both the Saturday and Sunday supplements. She writes comment pieces for the papers and restaurant reviews for the New Review. Lisa has worked across a variety of newspapers and magazines and can now tick off every publication cycle from daily to quarterly. She is an enthusiastic foodie, mother of two teenagers and drives an electric car. She is writing a book about adoption.
27 January 2013 12:00 AM
Why Windermere's finest is worth a 500-mile round trip for our reviewer
25 January 2013 07:00 PM
What does a teenage girl want most on a fabulous holiday to the Caribbean? A tan? A chance to drive a jet-ski? The possibility of a Rihanna sighting? Well, some might, but my daughter was most excited about ordering room service.
25 January 2013 07:00 PM
So what you need to do is pack very few clothes, in a small suitcase. Then put that suitcase inside a big, empty suitcase." My sister's silence at the other end of the phone lasts a moment, then the penny drops.
17 January 2013 08:30 PM
No wonder top chefs are fans. Lisa Markwell puts it through its paces.
13 January 2013 08:26 AM
At last, a place in Kensal Rise where you can settle in with the kids for a few hours
09 January 2013 07:38 PM
Forget Masterchef and Heston's creations; ker-razy cooking might make entertaining viewing but home cooks need a fail-safe mentor with foolproof recipes
02 January 2013 09:12 PM
One mother gave her 13-year-old an iPhone for Christmas - with conditions attached
27 December 2012 12:07 PM
Tis the season to spend time with the family - and fight others for that half price scarf in Next
20 December 2012 10:00 AM
Disenchantment with Christmas only happens if you let it
16 December 2012 12:00 AM
Can Ben Spalding, once of Roganic, bring the house down with his masonry exploits?
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
- 1 Alan Rickman admits editing 'terrible' script with friends in Pizza Hut behind backs of writers on Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
- 2 Rarest Beanie Baby of them all could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 3 Professional big game hunter Ian Gibson crushed to death by elephant during hunt
- 4 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales
- 5 Rebecca Francis accuses Ricky Gervais of using 'influence' to target female hunters after receiving barrage of death threats