November 3rd 2015: ‘A tour of London: fifty years out of date…’

I’d forgotten about this article! It’s a travel piece, but with a twist… I took a vintage travel guide to London around the city with me. I also took the above photograph with my high-res camera.

Here’s the link: http://exepose.com/2015/11/03/a-tour-of-london-fifty-years-out-of-date/

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16th March 2015: ‘Is Paris still the city of love?’

Following my trip to Paris in February (courtesy of ELLE UK), I wrote a feature for  Exeposé on the atmosphere in the city one month on from the Charlie Hebdo attack.

The piece blends a retrospective look on the attack with interviews with locals, travel anecdotes and a political analysis of newsagent stands…

The piece can be viewed in its original print format on page 12 of Issue 637.

For the online version (and potentially easier reading) click here.

8th September 2014: Winner of Best Young Writer at the Independent on Sunday/Bradt travel writing competition

On Monday I traveled down to London to attend the awards ceremony of the Independent on Sunday/ Bradt national travel writing competition, and I was delighted to be awarded the prize for Best Young Writer!

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You can read my winning piece here.

Check out these links for more information:

http://www.bradtguides.com/travelwriting

http://www.independent.co.uk/service/bradtindependent-on-sunday-travel-writing-competition-2014-rules-9287688.html