Hello and thanks for visiting my website! I’m a freelance writer, photographer, guided walk leader and public speaker. Please see my bookings page for enquiries and commissions.
I’m also an environmental volunteering specialist with over a decade of experience in the UK environmental sector.
I produce a podcast called Unlocking Landscapes
You can see my latest posts on my blog
My story ✍️
- 2005-2008: I studied creative writing/film studies at university and have been writing semi-professionally since then
- 2006-8: I wrote 200-word fan pieces for The Observer newspaper on my beloved Everton Football Club
- 2008-10: I wrote music reviews and recorded interviews and launched film review website Atlas Film with fellow university friends
- 2009-10: studied landscape in film for Film Studies MA at King’s College London
- 2011: I created this website and have been publishing photography and writing focused on landscape, ecology and conservation since then
- 2012: published an article in Lost in London magazine and was commissioned to write for the book (which didn’t make the printed copy)
- 2012-2018: worked for London Wildlife Trust, also writing for local newspapers, community magazines and doing national media work on landscape and wildlife conservation
- 2013: wrote an article for Earthlines Review (online)
- 2014: self-published my first poetry booklet, I am living with the animals
- 2018: began a blog about the Sussex Weald, one of the largest areas of ancient woodland remaining in the UK
- 2018-2022: worked for the South Downs National Park Authority
- Autumn 2018: self-published my second poetry booklet, Sumptuous Beasts
- 2020: my blog went up a gear when I began to post once a week on fungi and began a macro photography blog. Thanks to everyone who supported my writing and photography during a difficult time for all
- 2021: launched my podcast Unlocking Landscapes during the national lockdowns, featuring conversations with environmentalists, writers and artists, plus field recordings
- Autumn 2021: my photos are published in Chris Schuler’s The Wood that Built London and Tiffany Francis-Baker’s Brandt Guide to The Dark Skies of Britain & Ireland
- 2022: aiming to self-publish my third booklet of poems, Fool’s Wood
Thanks for taking the time to view my website and I hope you enjoy what you find or at least feel challenged by it.
I can be contacted by email at email@example.com
Last updated: August 2022