Editor and Writer

Experienced writer and editor for both web and print.

  • 33
  • 35K
stories for
Mandi Goodier's stories for
Show all
Books conspiracy theories article
Reader's Digest UK

5 Theories that will change the way you read these classic books

These literary conspiracy theories have sparked some lively debate on forums across the internet, but how many of them do you believe? From Winnie the Pooh to Sherlock Holmes, here are our favourite theories about the classics.

Gtech airram article
Reader's Digest UK

Did the country's best vacuum cleaner just get better? Absolutely ...

When Gtech launched AirRam in 2012 everyone loved it. It was a real game changer for the industry and consumers alike. Now, with the launch of the Mk2, they're really about to leave Dyson in the dust.

Rabbit header article
Reader's Digest UK

Sex after divorce—it's not as scary as you might think

Divorce can leave your confidence shaken when it comes to new partners, but it can also offer a new lease of life and a second sexual awakening. Find out how to get over the hurdles and get into the sack.

Card players paul cezanne 0 article
Reader's Digest UK

8 Alternative ways to invest your money that really pay off

With many people waving goodbye to buy-to-let, and an unstable stock exchange, it's time to look at the new ways to invest. Some weird, some sensible, all might just pay off!

Google 1 article
Reader's Digest UK

What does Google know about you?

We all use it every day. It's so trusted that we tell it our embarrassing health problems, all our perverted desires, and is used so often it has transcended from brand name to verb. With access to so much personal information, what does Google have on us?

Absolutely fabulous article
Reader's Digest UK

15 Fabulous facts about Absolutely Fabulous

Absolutely Fabulous is one of Britain's best-loved comedies, made wonderful by the fabulous characters of Patsy Stone and Eddie Monsoon. Here are some little known facts that all superfans should know.

Ipad evo article
Reader's Digest UK

The evolution of the iPad

The creation of the iPad dates back further than you might imagine. Apple has been toying with tablets since 1979 when they created the Apple Graphics tablet, but the real vision came in 1983.

Tumblr nwfo6gosgd1tlrio8o9 1280 article
Reader's Digest UK

7 dating anxieties to overcome when you're over 50

Dating is awkward at any age, but when you're over 50 there are a whole new set of challenges facing you. Daunting as it may seem, dating is still fun, and love is still out there.

Screen shot 2016 01 14 at 17.52.30 article
Reader's Digest UK

How the Oculus Rift is going to change the world—probably

It's causing a huge stir among gadget nerds and gamers, but what is the Oculus Rift and how might it change the world we live in?

David bowie 1973 article
Reader's Digest UK

A life in pictures: David Bowie

David Bowie has gone by many names—Davy Jones, Major Tom, Ziggy Stardust, Thin White Duke. This so-called chameleon of music mastered the art of onstage personas, and has an astounding photo album, with a legacy to match.

Content 20king 201 article

Boring Content Is Dead, Long Live King Content!

“Content is King” Google repeatedly declare while whipping their lowly SEO subjects into shape as they cower under its sheer might, crushing any supposedly well earned rankings in its path. For too long SEO had relied on loopholes and smart-arse techniques in order to manipulate algorithms and rank: high.

Get the gist2 article

Get the Gist? Semantic Search is here. Get Your SEO Onboard.

Get the Gist? Semantic Search is here. Get Your SEO...

Wood4 1918630a article
Reader's Digest UK

Victoria Wood: A life in comedy

Victoria Wood is one of Britain's finest comedy writers. Her talent spanned both screen and stage, and has made her one of our best-loved entertainers. What more fitting way to celebrate her life than to look back at her crowning comedy moments.

Billie holiday 1 article
Reader's Digest UK

The evolution of music: Blues, jazz and the rise of popular music ...

At the turn of the 20th century, popular music existed in the form of light opera, or "operetta," and in the theatrical entertainment. Fifty years later, the Western world's teenagers bopped to rock'n'roll. Find out how the arrival of blues and jazz transformed popular music paving the way for modern music.

Album of the month gabriel bruce 1 article
Reader's Digest UK

Come All Sufferers by Gabriel Bruce – "A brooding preacher of lost love"

Gabriel Bruce's first album drew comparisons to Bruce Springsteen, his laments on love and death seemed full of potential if not a little immature. His new album Come All Sufferers comes from a real place of pain and resurrects Bruce as a lyricist and storyteller of biblical proportions.