Copywriting, PR content, journalism, web copy, brand messaging, marketing materials… I’m experienced at getting deep into my client’s objectives and audiences, and adapting the style of writing to suit.
I have an insatiable appetite for world travel and an irrepressible urge to record the adventures that it brings with it.
Screwball Rally: Touring Europe in an Old London Cab
Note: idly flicking through some old notebooks, I found this journal from 2010 scribbled in the back of one of them. I have transcribed it here almost verbatim, with some insignificant tweaks for flow. Some [...]
Red, Dead or Med: Three Idiots, Three Countries and Three Seas, in Eight Days in the Middle East
Note: this was one of my early attempts to craft a single travel journal piece from an adventure. Two of my best buddies and I spent eight chaotic, harebrained days in the Middle East in the autumn of [...]
Chasing Peaks: Six Months at Buena Vista Surf Club
Note: this is one of two unusually long posts covering the six months we worked at Buena Vista Surf Club. If I was ever going to finish it, let alone keep it to a few [...]
My View from the Lip: Six Months of Surf and Self-reflection on the Nicaraguan Pacific
Note: this is an unusually long post, as it covers a six-month period in one place. And, while this post focuses on our surfing experience, it runs simultaneously with the more general piece about [...]
Back to Civilisation in Granada, via Masaya & Apoyo
After the highlands of the north, we travelled south by bus to the city of Masaya. On the way we were struck by how uncultivated Nica was. Rather than crop-filled fields, we saw large areas [...]
Hoofing it Through the Cloud Forest in Miraflor, Northern Highlands
Note: Following the previous post from Los Zorros, in the northwest of Nicaragua, we travelled by bus to Estelí, in the more central northern region of highlands that border Honduras. We followed instructions for where [...]