Tara Loader Wilkinson

Tara Loader Wilkinson

Education: Oxford University

Tara Loader Wilkinson is a journalist and editor of 15 years, having written for the Wall Street Journal, the BBC, Tatler, Monocle, the Financial Times and many more. She spent 9 years living in Hong Kong before recently returning to her homeland of the UK. She loves long walks in nature, spending time with friends and family and drinking Champagne.

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Former Ironman champion brought low by ‘long Covid’ describes the symptoms and what it’s like to suffer

Tamsin Lewis, a doctor and former professional triathlete, fell ill in March with the coronavirus. Eleven months on she is still suffering the symptoms and can no longer exercise with any intensity.

11 Feb 2021 - 8:04AM

Tamsin Lewis, a doctor and former professional triathlete, fell ill in March with the coronavirus. Eleven months on she is still suffering the symptoms and can no longer exercise with any intensity.

Former Ironman champion brought low by ‘long Covid’ describes the symptoms and what it’s like to suffer
Explainer | How to be happy: 10 principles of happiness, and why being happy can let us live longer

Happiness can make us healthier and live longer, but how do we achieve it? Enjoy the little things, learn to forgive and cherish your friendships, says bestselling author Florian Langenscheidt, who has spent decades researching happiness.

8 Feb 2021 - 12:09PM

Happiness can make us healthier and live longer, but how do we achieve it? Enjoy the little things, learn to forgive and cherish your friendships, says bestselling author Florian Langenscheidt, who has spent decades researching happiness.

How to be happy: 10 principles of happiness, and why being happy can let us live longer
They’ve painted billionaires, royalty, celebrities: portrait artists on the value of their craft in these Instagram times

A talented portrait artist has always been prized for their ability to see into the soul of a person and capture it on canvas, a skill particularly appreciated in these Instagram times.

28 Dec 2020 - 2:49PM

A talented portrait artist has always been prized for their ability to see into the soul of a person and capture it on canvas, a skill particularly appreciated in these Instagram times.

They’ve painted billionaires, royalty, celebrities: portrait artists on the value of their craft in these Instagram times
Biggest photo archive of 19th century China needs a new custodian, says US collector who amassed the 20,000-plus images

Stephan Loewentheil amassed the largest and most important collection of early photographs of China. Now he is seeking someone, or an institution, to take over the collection of 20,000-plus images.

23 Nov 2020 - 12:25PM

Stephan Loewentheil amassed the largest and most important collection of early photographs of China. Now he is seeking someone, or an institution, to take over the collection of 20,000-plus images.

Biggest photo archive of 19th century China needs a new custodian, says US collector who amassed the 20,000-plus images
How to meditate: improve your mental health and well-being using these tips from a Silicon Valley executive

Apple lawyer and corporate executive Randy Komisar couldn’t shake his depression. Recreational drugs didn’t help, so he tried meditation. Now, 25 years on, he believes it brought him balance and increased mental well-being.

22 Nov 2020 - 6:05PM

Apple lawyer and corporate executive Randy Komisar couldn’t shake his depression. Recreational drugs didn’t help, so he tried meditation. Now, 25 years on, he believes it brought him balance and increased mental well-being.

How to meditate: improve your mental health and well-being using these tips from a Silicon Valley executive
Years of therapy or a week of magic mushroom drug? Mental health breakthroughs achieved on plant medicine retreats

Ayahuasca and magic mushroom drug psilocybin have profound effects on the mind, and studies show their potential for long-term treatment of serious mental problems if administered safely.

9 Aug 2020 - 8:21PM

Ayahuasca and magic mushroom drug psilocybin have profound effects on the mind, and studies show their potential for long-term treatment of serious mental problems if administered safely.

Years of therapy or a week of magic mushroom drug? Mental health breakthroughs achieved on plant medicine retreats
How data is changing preventive health care, and the human quest for the perfect body

Data-driven wellness has arrived, as bio scans deliver rapid read-outs of our physical condition. As new technology changes fitness, beauty and preventive health care, demand for ‘self-optimisation’ is expected to soar.

29 Jan 2020 - 5:30PM

Data-driven wellness has arrived, as bio scans deliver rapid read-outs of our physical condition. As new technology changes fitness, beauty and preventive health care, demand for ‘self-optimisation’ is expected to soar.

How data is changing preventive health care, and the human quest for the perfect body
Sex teacher gives tips to bring the lovemaking experience to the next level

One in five women never achieve orgasm, according to a recent study, but Bibi Brzozka wants to change that. By following her simple tips, it is possible to awaken your sexual energy.

27 Nov 2019 - 8:07PM

One in five women never achieve orgasm, according to a recent study, but Bibi Brzozka wants to change that. By following her simple tips, it is possible to awaken your sexual energy.

Sex teacher gives tips to bring the lovemaking experience to the next level
Affordable homes for citizens

Singapore has pioneered how public housing, or Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats, can benefit locals without creating a financial burden. The system is credited with clearing Singapore's slums of the 1960s, allowing low-paid workers a chance to live in state-built housing for a fraction of the cost. Today, Singapore's HDB flats house around 82 per cent of Singaporeans and are considered a model for modern government.

13 Aug 2015 - 2:49PM

Singapore has pioneered how public housing, or Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats, can benefit locals without creating a financial burden. The system is credited with clearing Singapore's slums of the 1960s, allowing low-paid workers a chance to live in state-built housing for a fraction of the cost. Today, Singapore's HDB flats house around 82 per cent of Singaporeans and are considered a model for modern government.

Affordable homes for citizens
Real estate is a tale of two cities

Australian property is a two-city scenario - there's Sydney and Melbourne, and then there's rest of the country. Sydney and Melbourne property prices have had an astronomical rise over the past 12 months, while smaller cities such as Canberra, Darwin, Brisbane and Perth have seen smaller increases, remained flat or fallen.

5 Aug 2015 - 5:40PM

Australian property is a two-city scenario - there's Sydney and Melbourne, and then there's rest of the country. Sydney and Melbourne property prices have had an astronomical rise over the past 12 months, while smaller cities such as Canberra, Darwin, Brisbane and Perth have seen smaller increases, remained flat or fallen.

Real estate is a tale of two cities
Economy battles commodities slump

Australia relies heavily on Chinese spending to boost its economy. It was one of the few developed countries not to go into recession during the global financial crisis, thanks to the demand from China for its resources.

5 Aug 2015 - 5:43PM

Australia relies heavily on Chinese spending to boost its economy. It was one of the few developed countries not to go into recession during the global financial crisis, thanks to the demand from China for its resources.

Economy battles commodities slump
The way we pay: Alibaba’s electronic payment system leading transaction revolution

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma is changing the way we pay for things forever. Ma’s home-grown online retail giant, Alibaba Group, which became the world’s largest initial public offering when it listed its shares in New York, is seeking to grow in the United States through its Alipay unit, part of Ma’s plan to be “bigger than Walmart”.

16 Jan 2015 - 10:10AM

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma is changing the way we pay for things forever. Ma’s home-grown online retail giant, Alibaba Group, which became the world’s largest initial public offering when it listed its shares in New York, is seeking to grow in the United States through its Alipay unit, part of Ma’s plan to be “bigger than Walmart”.

The way we pay: Alibaba’s electronic payment system leading transaction revolution
All eyes firmly fixed on US

This year has been a turbulent one for investors and there will be plenty of headwinds moving into 2015, experts say. China, hailed as the engine of the world, is heading for its slowest growth in 25 years.

24 Nov 2014 - 3:57AM

This year has been a turbulent one for investors and there will be plenty of headwinds moving into 2015, experts say. China, hailed as the engine of the world, is heading for its slowest growth in 25 years.

All eyes firmly fixed on US
Dee Poon: We have to think about bandwidth management
Global investor Jim Rogers' best advice for time management
Kelvin Wu: Life is too short; make sure it is spent well