Keeping calm and writing on

2020 has not been the year anyone was expecting.

From weddings to work goals, so much has been put on hold with no clear end point, no date in the diary when we can all come together to celebrate, graduate, commiserate, and obliterate our brain cells with a much-needed pint.

As a sole trader, hiking happily through … Continue Reading

The LEGO Historian

For those not up to date on all the latest LEGO goings-on, last year saw the release of brick building competition LEGO Masters on Channel 4 and The Story of LEGO on Channel 5. This is because LEGO is awesome and finally television has woken up to that fact. LEGO Masters is set to return in 2018 (whoop) … Continue Reading

Bowing down to the Bauhaus

In October I worked on this exciting new magazine – Bauhaus Now – celebrating 100 years of the Bauhaus movement. The first issue was released on 15 November 2017. It’s beautiful and brainy, and filled with interesting articles, artworks and stunning photography of some of the Bauhaus’s most inspired works of art, function and architecture.

This … Continue Reading

Does anything eat books?

I’m not one for needlessly celebrating every milestone or anniversary, but please humour me for a moment. September 2007 saw the release of the first book authored by yours truly. In the ten years since, I have written hundreds of thousands of words, for over twenty non-fiction titles. I’ve written about Facebook, LEGO, The Archers, … Continue Reading

Pretty advanced, pretty professional

Prepare to gasp in amazement. Last week I found out that I am now an Advanced Professional Member of the SfEP (that’s Society for Editors and Proofreaders for those of you not up to date on your acronyms).

‘Advanced’ doesn’t refer to the fact I’m getting older (I am) or that I’ve been gifted some kind … Continue Reading

Words, women and wonder

I’m currently editing copy for issue four of the dee-lightful Ingénue magazine. It’s a beautiful publication filled with interesting women doing interesting things, fabulous photography and fashion. Please check out their website and Facebook page for more info.