Susie Mesure writes interviews, news and features for the Independent on Sunday, Independent and i, and has done for the last ten years or so give or take two lengthy maternity leaves. She is interested in just about any topic, especially anything Scandinavian, food, or consumer-orientated, and used to be the Independent’s Retail Correspondent
Children's author Sam McBratney: 'You know the Narnia books? I’ve only come across one child who really appreciated those books'
21 June 2015 12:00 PM
'You don’t get child prodigies writing books, because there is so much to be learnt about the art of writing'
16 May 2015 12:00 PM
It is a book that will make the uninitiated hungry to seek out her earlier work, and a perfect eulogy to a life well lived.
12 April 2015 07:47 PM
13 per cent of mothers at London’s St Thomas’s Hospital, where I had all three of my children, opted for a C-section before they’d got anywhere near a delivery room
28 February 2015 12:00 PM
The queen of the nordic short story spills Denmark’s dark secret
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
25 January 2015 12:00 AM
On 28 January 1990, the very first issue was published. Susie Mesure revisits 25 stories and writers, while staff who were there on day one, and still work here now, remember the early days
10 January 2015 12:00 PM
A ‘how-to’ guide on seeking the Scandinavian dream
18 November 2014 11:51 AM
Forget the Alps and head north to Geilo's empty runs and queueless lifts, says Susie Mesure
16 November 2014 12:00 AM
Julia Donaldson interview: Even with 160 children's titles to her name, she insists 'no part of writing is easy'
05 October 2014 12:00 AM
Donaldson: 'I’ve heard that something like a third of all books sold are children’s books but if you look at the review space given you could be forgiven for thinking it was three-hundredths'
05 October 2014 12:00 AM
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
- 1 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 2 People all over the world are getting semicolon tattoos to draw attention to mental health
- 3 Van driver who comforted Clark Carlisle and called 999 after suicide attempt dies age 24
- 4 James Blunt was special guest on the highest-rating Top Gear episode ever
- 5 Baby rescued 1km out to sea after parents forgot about her