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Gayle MacDonald

Feature writer

Area of Expertise

Mental health/long features
Gayle MacDonald is a feature writer at The Globe and Mail.


University of Western Ontario

Honours & Awards


Latest articles
Five homes that present a design-forward take on country living
How to feast: Two restaurateurs spent 24 days eating some of North America’s best pizzas and pastas
Beauty tips for tweens discovering skincare and makeup
The Ladder
Thor Richardson on building a tequila business with George Clooney Subscriber content
The new, cannabis-infused look of dinner party menus Subscriber content
How do I strengthen my hips?
Film Review
Three Identical Strangers is an engrossing and heartbreaking tale about brothers separated at birth
Documentary Three Identical Strangers looks at nature and nurture debate from tragic angle
Artificial intelligence is changing the world. Are we ready for it? Subscriber content
Really want to end ‘manels’? Some conference organizers are offering childcare
How to stay connected on vacation without losing your mind
Best-selling author Leslie Jamison explores alcoholism in her new addiction memoir
How one Toronto royal devotee will be toasting Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding
Follow these steps to find your balance in tree pose
Six waterfront homes that embrace the power of nature
Film Review
Review: In Submergence, Wim Wenders’s attempt to blend three very different themes falls flat
How Wim Wenders handled the unwieldy project of making his new film Submergence
How do I properly do a squat?
In new memoir, Judy Rebick reveals how childhood abuse led to mental health struggles
How do I know I’m taking the right vitamins and supplements?