Portfolio

This pocket of Matters du Monde collates my written work and multimedia commissions to date.  Please click through to open print cuttings or live pages.

 

The Culture Trip: Collection of commissioned features and highlight lists for TCT (2014/15/16)

 

Berthold Lubetkin: The Russian Architect who Revolutionised London.

Brandon Stanton: The Man Behind Humans of New York.

Edward Hopper’s Creative Process.

England’s Hidden Sculptures You Need to Find.

Fauvism Renewed: Matisse’s Creative Affair with Paper Cut-Outs.

Fondation Louis Vuitton: Paris’ New Destination for Art Lovers.

Gracia’s Best Art Galleries: Guide to Barcelona’s Hippest Area.

Grayson Perry’s Ceramics and Textiles: Cross-dressing, Myth and Genius.

Guide to Stockholm’s Trendy Södermalm: 10 Must-Try Restaurants.

Hobart’s 10 Best Local Restaurants: Eating out in Tasmania.

Long Island’s 10 Unmissable Events and Festivals in August.

Medjugorje and the Virgin Mary Feature.

Paris’ Abandoned Railroad. 

Profiling Antony Gormley.

Raoul Dufy: The Fauvist Painter Who Turned into a Textile Artist.

10 Stunning Independent Art Galleries in Paris you should all visit.

 

Archant: A selection of commissioned features and comment for Ham & High newspaper and Archant magazines (2011/12)

 

Book Review of ‘Olis and the Big Outdoors’ children’s book created by a brother and sister team, inspired by a fox they saw on Hampstead Heath.

Cake Pops workshop review: ‘easy to make and cute to look at, cake pops have arrived from America thanks to cookery blogs. And they could be set to take London by storm’.

Comedy Interview ‘with an MTV series and FHM award under his belt, Marlon Davis is back with a show that promises more of a look into his personal world’.

Fashion trend report for Spring 2012 SW magazine.

Interview with Baluji Shrivastav, a musician with a vision for change.

Mini Grove highlights: a selection of choice products, events and toys for the mini readers of the Grove magazine.

Music Interview  ‘inspired by the Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain, the Massive Violins are putting the cello centre stage in a rock and opera extravaganza’.

Review of the coming-of-age tale which allowed a Camden Town writer to express the loss that many Africans of her generation feel.

Review of the 2011 European Psychoanalytic Film Festival.

 

The Cambridge Student/ Varsity: Round-up of my editorial columns and features (2013/14/15)

 

FGM: Far from Equivocal. Editorial.

Gig Review: Laura Marling.

Glitz and glam trend report.

Howling with laughter: review of Wolfson’s comedy night.

Interview with Cambridge nightlife frontman.

Interview with Fay Roberts, founder of after-dark spoken word event series called ‘SHINDIG’.

Interview with Johannes Ruckstuhl, radio presenter of Composing for Picture.

Interview with artist Lawrence Epps about his exhibition ‘The Shit Job Machine’.

Interview with producer of University operatic production of  ‘Don Giovanni’.

Love Art After Dark teaser.

Make your Own Column: Chalk and Cheese.

Make your Own Column: Decorative Drinks Toppers.

Make your Own Column: Fabric Book Sleeve.

Make your Own Column: Letter Bookend.

Make your Own Column: Map Heart Art.

Make your Own Column: Notebook Lunch Bag.

Make your Own Column: Paper Garlands.

Make your Own Column: Tea Cup Candles.

Must do activities for the arty in Cambridge.

Paris, je t’aime:  a love letter to a top travel destination.

Review of Notes exhibition.

Review of the ‘Newnham Anonymous Player’s’ production of Shakespeare’s much-loved comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Shaping Global Health Policy: profile.

St John’s College May Ball review.

Tackling Ebola: Polygeia, Cambridge University’s Global Health ThinkTank.

The Great British Ready Steady MasterCookoff.

The vintage shopper’s guide.

Top Five Fantasy Christmas Destinations.

Valentine’s gifts to make your sweetheart swoon.

Where will Wills live? Speculative piece in advance of HRH The Duke of Cambridge’s studies at the University of Cambridge.


Lepra: Series of commissioned blog posts recording experience of primary data collection in Bangladesh with Lepra project team as part of Masters in Global Health and Development (2016)

 

Blogging from Bangladesh.

Research in Focus.

 

Publications
Born of the Island and Other Sea Stories Monograph: HG Wells and Short Story Competition ((2012).

Narrating a snapshot of Isle of Wight life and a holiday intrigue that has a long-lasting impact, my short story ‘Born of the Island’ became the namesake for this collection.