As a baby, Josephine Fairley loved to create her own natural, home-made skincare; as an adult, she would go on to have a stellar career as a beauty editor in a world of high-tech beauty. But what if these polar opposites could meet?Read more
It’s mid-summer, give or take a day or two, and before yet another billboard with its “beach-body-perfect” ads strikes fear into our hearts, take comfort in the fact there is another way… This way – read about Christa D’Souza’s restore-to-factory-settings quest, removing her breast implants to get back to who she is. This way – discover peace and stillness as taught by the globetrotting meditation teacher, Bob Roth; or for something a little more out there, get in touch with yourself at a whole new level by talking to a shaman, in David Annand’s entertaining account of his brushes with mysticism. And this way – find out what keeps Paloma Faith ticking while on her world tour. We hope you enjoy reading this, our third issue of The Wildsmith Papers, as much as we enjoyed putting it together, and wish you a happy summer, whatever kind of body you have. See you next month. KATHLEEN BAIRD-MURRAY.