about

I am a London-based freelance writer specialising in food, entertainment and travel. I’m a TV & restaurant critic for the Independent, and write features and reviews for the Guardian, Observer, i, Vogue and the Daily Telegraph. My work has also appeared in The Sunday Times, the Spectator, Wired, Intelligent Life, easyJet Traveller, SLEEK, Aspire and the TLS.

I was previously the Deputy Gardening & Property Editor for the Daily Telegraph, Commissioning Editor on the Observer Magazine and media advisor to Evgeny Lebedev.

about

Some recent writing

Longer features

How Nespresso’s coffee revolution got ground down (Guardian Long Read)

Life aboard a superyacht (Observer magazine)

What’s really going on at Love School (Observer magazine)

The First World War camp where horticulture flourished

Mephedrone: Chemistry lessons (Telegraph magazine)

Interviews
Experience – ‘I got stuck in a chimney’ (Guardian Weekend magazine)

Jackie Chan – ‘I hate violence’ (Observer magazine)

Chuck Palahniuk – ‘I’m fascinated by low fiction that disgusts the reader or makes them sexually aroused’ 

Columns
I left my heart in the Luton airport branch of Bella Italia (Observer)

Brothers in arms over man-hugs (Observer) 

Why you should never help your girlfriend to move house  (Telegraph) 

Should you be on first-name terms with your barista? (Telegraph)

Some recent writing