Rebecca Armstrong is features editor for The Independent..
27 March 2013 06:42 PM
Do you fancy another one? Go on, just a small one. You don’t have to get up in the morning, after all.
25 March 2013 06:15 PM
This week I learnt about a new genre of literature. In a fascinating article in the LA Review of Books, writer Valerie Weaver-Zercher explored the growing popularity of Amish romance novels (including the ones pictured). The headline? Bonnet Rippers. I LOVE it. An update on the bodice ripper, but so much more chaste.
25 March 2013 10:47 AM
An ex-soldier has been tweeting up a storm in the effort to find himself a job
20 March 2013 06:00 PM
Getting more women into technology means starting them young, say the campaigners behind an inspiring school workshop. Rebecca Armstrong finds out how they're giving pupils the hi-tech bug
17 March 2013 05:54 PM
When I first set eyes on Jeremy Scott’s “wings” Adidas trainers on The Independent’s fashion pages, I was overcome with lust. Over the top, utterly mad and enough to turn the average sneaker wearer into Hermes (or a winged horse – gotta love a bit of Pegasus).
17 March 2013 05:38 PM
Perhaps we might recast some tales so that the glass slipper is on the other foot
16 March 2013 06:00 PM
Quiet thriller with a hero who's more everyman than superman
11 March 2013 12:00 AM
More personal time, more money saved by school districts and employers and it's already been tried in Utah and The Gambia - what's not to like?
10 March 2013 07:23 PM
There’s no clearer indicator of the fact that you’re getting older than moaning about grammatical inconsistencies in pop songs. But thanks to three new or forthcoming films, my entry into grumpy old womanhood has been assured.
07 March 2013 07:33 PM
If you think Trending has thrown its weight behind International Women’s Day, you should see what the rest of the country is doing.
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
- 1 Keira Knightley topless: Conservative actress does own take on #Freethenipple campaign for Interview Magazine
- 2 Argentina may change its capital city from Buenos Aires, says president
- 3 Joan Rivers: 'Palestinians deserve to be dead'
- 4 The 3D-printed key that can unlock anything
- 5 Lady al-Qa’ida: On the trail of Dr Aafia Siddiqui, the world’s most wanted prisoner
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