Rebecca Armstrong

Rebecca Armstrong is features editor for The Independent and i paper.

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“You're running away!” Nick said to me the other night as I tried to leave the hospital

In Sickness and in Health: ‘There’s nothing I want more than to have you at home, but you’re not well’

Earlier this year, Rebecca’s husband, Nick, was hit by a car and seriously injured. Here, in one of a series of columns, she writes about the  aftermath of his accident

Home body: Badger stays safe indoors

Should we really feel guilty about keeping cats inside?

Apparently not, according to a top zoologist. Less stress for them and their owners, says a relieved Rebecca Armstrong
The colours of autumn leaves are among the many pleasures of the coming season

In Sickness and in Health: As autumn arrives, more of us should wear high-vis clothes

Earlier this year, Rebecca’s husband, Nick, was hit by a car and seriously injured. Here, in one of a series of columns, she writes about the  aftermath of his accident

In Sickness and in Health: Too much stress, not enough sobriety – no wonder I’m ill

Earlier this year, Rebecca’s husband Nick was hit by a car and seriously injured. Here, in one of a series of columns, she writes about the  aftermath of his accident.

Fifteen years of Tatty Devine

London-based jewellery twosome Tatty Devine are celebrating 15 years with a romp through their abundant archives of bijoux based on everything from fruit to fauna to facial hair, discovers Rebecca Armstrong

In Sickness and in Health: It’s been lonely in bed without my sleep soulmate

Earlier this year, Rebecca’s husband Nick was hit by a car and seriously injured. Here, in one of a series of columns, she writes about the aftermath of his accident

“You're running away!” Nick said to me the other night as I tried to leave the hospital

In Sickness and in Health: It’s not easy to leave, but it means I’ll be coming back

Earlier this year, Rebecca's husband Nick was hit by a car and seriously injured. Here, in one of a series of columns, she writes about the aftermath of his accident

It might not be big or clever, but swearing is a sign that Nick is getting better

In Sickness and in Health: Listening to my husband swear again is music to my ears

Earlier this year, Rebecca's husband Nick was hit by a car and seriously injured. Here, in one of a series of columns, she writes about the aftermath of his accident

Are women really at their most stressed at 34?

Super stressed at 34? Tell me about it

New research shows that women’s anxieties peak when they are in their mid-thirties. Perhaps they should avoid reading surveys

In Sickness and In Health: The invisible support network that keeps me going

Earlier this year, Rebecca's husband Nick was hit by a car and seriously injured. Here, in one of a series of columns, she writes about the aftermath of his accident

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