Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Wow, is it 2017 already? I’m sure I’m not the only person to be saying that. It doesn’t seem like all that long ago that we were seeing in 2016 full of joy about what was to come. Of course, 2016 was a bit monumental wasn’t it. Political change...
Band Of Builders

Band Of Builders

As you can see from many of the examples of my work, I’m a news journalist in the main and have been for years. I’ve covered all sorts of stories, from major court cases to military embeds in Afghanistan right down to village fetes and cats stuck in trees in the early...
Thoughts On Becoming A Freelance Journalist

Thoughts On Becoming A Freelance Journalist

I wrote this for KettleMag, so thought I’d share it here…. I spent more than 12 years working as a staff reporter at a range of publications – from my local weekly paper to becoming the chief reporter at the Press Association. I had opportunities and...
Bach Flower Remedies

Bach Flower Remedies

Recently I was asked if I’d go and speak – on my birthday in fact – to a group of Bach Flower Remedy practitioners about how they can engage more with the media as part of a mini-conference organised near me in the Midlands. If you haven’t heard of it...