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Jessica Salter

Journalist and Editor

Location icon United Kingdom

Deputy editor of Women's Health; previously commissioning editor at Telegraph magazine and Sunday Telegraph's Stella


Game of Thrones: Interview with George RR Martin

As the writer behind the wildly successful Game of Thrones novels and television series, George R R Martin must keep control not only of the seven kingdoms that he has conjured into being, but also of the legions of fans baying for the next instalment. Jessica Salter meets him at home.


Women's Health UK
Post Pregnancy Exercise: 9 Classes To Ease You In

If fitness was part of your life before you had a baby, there's no doubt post pregnancy exercise is on your radar, even with a little one in tow. But it's tougher now. Your strength and fitness levels will be reduced (even if you kept up training throughout pregnancy, but especially if you couldn't), your time is impossibly squeezed and you're probably functioning on very little sleep.

The Telegraph
How to bump up your exercise during pregnancy

Another myth is that pregnant women can't do abdominal work. "You absolutely should keep working on your core to support your bump, just not doing crunches, as they can lead to an increased risk of abdominal separation," Charlie says. Instead try mountain climbers or press ups with your hands on a bench.

'I'm paralysed and blind but I'm trying to walk again

Mark Pollock overcame blindness to take on some of the world’s toughest tests of endurance, until a fall left him paralysed and facing his greatest challenge yet - to walk again. Thanks to grim determination and pioneering ‘robotic legs’, that dream is now becoming a reality.
Tony Fadell, father of the iPod, iPhone and Nest, on why he is worth $3.2bn to Google

Tony Fadell, inventor of the iPod, speaks at Hay 2014. PHOTO: Jay Williams It was the launch of the first home computers that fired up Fadell's imagination and entrepreneurial spirit. When Apple released the Apple II Plus, their second generation computer, priced $1,195, Fadell thought, 'I've got to get one of those,' he says.
Chickens helping the elderly tackle loneliness

Buoyed by its success, Equal Arts won £164,000 of Lottery money in August 2012 to set up the project, HenPower, in eight pilot sites, ranging from care homes to assisted-living schemes such as Wood Green. As well as practical poultry keeping, there are hen-based activities, including art, dance and singing.

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