Laetitia Rutherford

Laetitia Rutherford grew up in London, apart from holidays spent with her maternal family in France. She read English at Balliol College, Oxford, then started working in publishing first at Prospect magazine and then at HarperCollins. Five years later, she gained a Masters in 20thC Literature from Goldsmiths College, before returning to work and becoming a literary agent. In her spare time she has set up Nibfest, a new literary festival in Notting Hill, its inaugural outing was in April 2013. She is married to Film Director James Erksine and they live in London with their son.

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Nine Nasty Words

Language evolves with time, and so does what we consider profane or unspeakable. Nine Nasty Words is a rollicking examination of profanity, explored from every angle: historical, sociological, political, linguistic. In a particularly coarse moment, when the public discourse is shaped in part by once-shocking words, nothing could be timelier.

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I Can’t Believe It’s Baby Food!

My aim is to help parents make both cooking and mealtimes as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. It’s all about sharing food that the whole family will love, with your baby in a highchair pulled up to the table. Apart from the first few weeks of weaning, there really is no need to cook twice. In fact, it’s much better that you don’t! Your baby will benefit both nutritionally and developmentally from eating with you; and, if you are not stuck in the kitchen all day preparing endless different meals, you’ll be happier and less frazzled, too.

Your child’s development depends on three key areas of health that are intertwined and are interdependent – these are the Brain, the Immune system and the Gut (BIG). The first thousand days seems to be the critical window to get this essential BIG nutrition trio functioning well, as that is when your baby’s mind, immune-resilience and intestinal health are being primed for the future.

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