Amy Swales

Amy Swales is a freelance writer who likes to eat, drink and talk about her dog. She will continue to plunder her own life and the lives of her loved ones for material in the name of comedy, catharsis and getting pictures of her dog on the internet.

Latest Posts

  • Life

    “Adopting a dog was one of the best decisions I ever made”

    As Battersea Cats & Dogs Home urges more people to consider adopting pets, one writer delves into why we have such a strong bond with our canine pals.

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  • Life

    The awkward person’s guide to surviving the work Christmas do

    Because life is too short for new friends

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  • Food

    How to throw dinner parties in small spaces

    Shoebox entertaining: making the most of what you've got

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  • Life

    “Bizarre” invitation prompts heated debate on wedding etiquette

    A happy couple has riled up the internet by adding two unusual requests to their ‘save the date’ card

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  • Food

    Our kind of cauldron: darkly delicious Halloween cocktail recipes

    Jacked-up Negronis and chilli-laced concoctions

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  • Life

    The most useful things to say to a friend going through miscarriage

    If you’re lost for words, there are two it’s easy to start with

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  • Careers

    “How an accidental career became my dream job”

    Stuck in a rut at work? Take inspiration from the women who stumbled into their dream jobs

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  • Food

    The sparkling wines to swap your prosecco for

    Well, if the experts insist...

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  • Food

    The stoneless avocado has arrived on the UK high street

    Avocado, but not as you know it

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  • People

    Angelina Jolie on the importance of realising not everyone will like you

    Especially when you’re the boss

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