The rice pudding rep reminds me that our time is up. For nine years, the world knew Melissa Gilbert as her “Little House on the Prairie” character — pious 19th-century farmer’s daughter Laura Ingalls.“I’m a big feminist, though I think it’s important for men to chase and woo and be respectful.When I first moved to New York, one of my best friends used to put his hand on my back when we walked across the road.“I’m not ready yet but I’m really excited about having children at some stage.” She’s looking forward to some cosy domesticity after a summer of uncharacteristic hedonism. "Not to sound like a spoilt music brat, but generally the sound is so much better when you’re in the crowd. Florence and I both left with love-heart eyes for her.” Lowe’s epic festivalling of late is, she says, a response to the recent political upheaval.“I’ve been at a festival every weekend since Glasto, which is quite shocking for me.” Recently, Lowe and Welch saw her latest musical obsession, Christine and the Queens. “I probably wouldn’t have gone out so much if that stuff wasn’t going on in the world.” She’s still coming to terms with her Brexitentialism. We were given the choice to vote, which I think is mad, actually, then there was no plan.
She’s also managed to clock up 300,000 followers on Instagram. “I’ve got an amazing sisterhood, and there are some men in there as well.” Squad goals à la Taylor Swift, then? Lowe has since been linked to Funny Girl actor and Popstars singer Darius Campbell but claims to be happily unattached for now. I’ve had one relationship in five years and that was with lovely Tom but I’m proud of the life that I’ve created. It’s nice to go on dates, though.” Is she on Tinder? A lot of close friends and family members have got married through online dating. "I like meeting someone and feeling their energy and smelling them, not this ‘swipe’ thing. I’m such an old-fashioned lady.” Chivalry will get you far.
Daisy Lowe is trying to convince me that she’s not a party animal. ” she says, while polishing off her quinoa salad and reaching for a bread roll. But I don’t need anything to enhance the experience other than some green tea …
"Like Glastonbury — I made sure I watched the sun come up on Monday morning.
“As a kid, I didn't know he sipped vodka from his coffee mug …
but I'm sure he's one reason why, as a young adult, I almost always picked men who smelled like alcohol.” But, Gilbert told Burnett, Landon never let the alcohol take over. I would reach a point where that switch would flip and my personality would change — but Michael was able to maintain no matter what.” Gilbert still has enormous respect for Landon as a person and a professional. Now that I have children that are his age — my older boys are 28 and 23, the age he was when we were together — I understand it."I was 18 and would scream at him, ‘I’M AN INDEPENDENT WOMAN!