Clare Naylor

Gardens

Gardening leave

Seeds planted by a hardened executive during three months’ enforced holiday are not what his family was expecting…
Restaurants

The gastropub

After a royal pops in for a pint, a London local embarks upon an ambitious upgrade – but will the result be fit for a prince?
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People

The Gwynabee

A mother’s copycat organic aspirations are somewhat tested during her daughter’s gluten-free party…
Accessories

The sample sale

Will a label addict’s overeagerness to snap up the tote of her dreams for a snip mean she’ll pay the price in other ways?
Art

The patron of the arts

A theatre fundraiser with remarkable “assets” finds herself unexpectedly cast in her own drama named desire
Beauty

The surgery addict

A 34-year-old is never happier than when she’s having a little “work” done to her face, but perfection can have its drawbacks
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People

The cross-gen party

A party girl piggybacks her bash onto her uncle’s 70th and finds a Gangnam Style dance-off is the least of her worries...
Destinations

The writer’s hut

A budding author retreats to his shed to pen his bestseller, only to find sentence construction eclipsed by grander designs…
Wellbeing

The pushy parent

It will take more than a restraining order from an Oscar winner to stop one mum scheming her way into the “right school”
Phones

The BlackBerry widow

Searching for amore on an Italian sojourn, a neglected wife rings the changes with her phone-obsessed husband...
Sport

The rugby mums

The solitary life of the only mother on the touchline takes a curious turn when sporting royalty join the school’s ranks
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