Here you’ll find examples of my client work and commissioned arts, food, music and travel writing for The Guardian, Munchies, Urban Junkies, Oh Comely, Grazia (originally for The Debrief), Zooey Deschanel’s HelloGiggles, Gizmodo and Tech Radar. Click on each image to read the full article.
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WRITING ON MENTAL HEALTH
The hard part wasn’t telling people I had obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The hard part is dealing with it.
The belly of the boat is small and covered in rubber matting. There isn't room to not get involved. Among buckets of fish heads and radio equipment, sandwiches and flasks of green tea, Lowe drags up pulling pots full of flapping fish and crabs.
I'm in North Yorkshire, on the edge of the Moors and the Howardian Hills, to see 26-year-old Tommy Banks, one of Britain's youngest Michelin-starred chefs at the Black Swan restaurant in Oldstead.
W Hotels are back in Australia with a Brisbane property that’s a bonafide party spot in the making.
The Simon & Garfunkel and Animal Collective comparisons have always been easy, but on these new tracks Vampire Weekend delve into Connan Mockasin, sparse breakbeat and baroque guitar riffs (as well as a little of Happy Monday's Step On - it can't just be us?!).
Whether you listened in home towns or new towns, during last orders on a first date or dawn chorus sunrises with the straight through crew, spangling groove, disco, 90’s R&B, shimmering synths and post punk all find a place in the hands of Alexis Taylor, Joe Goddard et al.
Time offline is likely to be one of the most meaningful trends in wellness for years to come.
RESTAURANT and bar REVIEWS
While Peckham has enough great pubs and street food stands to stop you from ever leaving, luxe and laid back is harder to come by.
MEMORY, NOSTALGIA AND ASMR
Artificial intelligence will never be able to replace the human mind because it will never know how well Savage Garden fits into a late-night Pot Noodle run ... or will it? In autumn 2015, I investigated the impeccable taste of Morrison's in-house DJ for Gizmodo.