Sloane Ranger Handbook Author and Harper’s Magazine Editor Ann Barr comes out of retirement to join IntrepidSloane.com
IntrepidSloane.com has announced today that Ann Barr will join the team as Editor Emeritus and Writer for its lifestyle website. The former Harperâ€™s & Queen Deputy Editorâ€™s first article, entitled Poloâ€™s Ghost Lawns, is part of the websiteâ€™s celebration of the Polo Season.
LONDON, UK (RUSHPRNEWS) JULY 3, 2008– Her arrival also marks the revival of â€œBarometerâ€, a fortnightly round up of society, fashion, arts, politics and events. Originally created by Barr for the pages of Harpers and Queen Magazine, the updated version will be lead by her with contributions from experts and enthusiasts. It was this editorial approach of â€œmany contributorsâ€ that lead to huge success of â€œThe Sloane Ranger Handbookâ€ which Barr was behind.
William Staeton, Director of Intrepid Sloane commented â€œWeâ€™re so excited to have the creator of the original Sloane Rangers onboard! Ann is bringing an unparalleled level of experience and expertise to the team, which will become evident in upcoming weeks.â€
As part of IntrepidSloane.comâ€™s July celebration of Polo, the website will also be offering expert advice on Polo and parties with articles and video content featuring Johnny Lynne, Managing Director of polo outfitters, Polistas.
About Ann Barr:
Ann Barr has had a hugely successful career in magazine and newspaper editing. As the Deputy and Features Editor of Harpers & Queen in the seventies and eighties, she brought an innovative â€œmany contributorsâ€ approach to articles bringing authentic social observation to their subjects. In 1982 she came up with the idea for The Sloane Ranger Handbook, which stayed in the best-selling list for its first year, and The Sloane Ranger Diary in 1983. In 1984, she co-authored â€œThe Foodie Handbookâ€ coining a term which is still use today. In the late eighties and mid nineties, Ann was Womenâ€™s Editor for the Observer. She currently lives in Notting Hill Gate.
About IntrepidSloane.com | Est. Oct. 2007
IntrepidSloane.com is an online lifestyle magazine founded to celebrate the British Social Seasons. Through unique articles and streaming video content, the subjects of Society, town & country, tradition & craftsmanship, and horseback sports are explored in a unique and passionate way. The website also provides regular restaurant reviews, a Social Calendar and weekly party pictures from Mahiki in association with londonparties.co.uk
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