A witty and acerbic commentator on relationships and affairs of the heart, Sally Ann Lasson has been a cartoonist since 1986. Her work has been published in The Independent, the Mail on Sunday, the Daily Telegraph, the Sunday Express, and the Sunday Tribune in Dublin. Her daily cartoon strip, As If, has appeared in The Independent since 1999. A collection of her work, That Old Chestnut, was published in 1989 in Britain, Germany and Holland. She has also worked extensively as a journalist and had regular columns in the Daily Mail, the Evening Standard and Tatler magazine, as well as being a dating expert for ivillage.com. She lives in London.