Welcome To My Website

Here you’ll find examples of my articles and features, mostly longer pieces from my time working at GQ and Esquire, but also from such publications as the Telegraph Magazine, Guardian, Sunday Times, Observer, Irish Times Magazine, Sunday Tribune, London Evening

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Welcome To My Website

Here you’ll find examples of my articles and features, mostly longer pieces from my time working at GQ and Esquire, but also from such publications as the Telegraph Magazine, Guardian, Sunday Times, Observer, Irish Times Magazine, Sunday Tribune, London Evening

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Feature Articles

I’ve written in-depth articles on a pretty wide range of topics; that potential diversity was one of the reasons I was attracted to feature and magazine journalism in the first place. I think I’ve been drawn, in several of my

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Feature Articles

I’ve written in-depth articles on a pretty wide range of topics; that potential diversity was one of the reasons I was attracted to feature and magazine journalism in the first place. I think I’ve been drawn, in several of my

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Battles

There have been quite a number of features that have detailed and explored conflicts of various kinds. I’ve covered various wars – from the safe distance, I hasten to add, of home, or decidedly after the cessation of fighting. A

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Battles

There have been quite a number of features that have detailed and explored conflicts of various kinds. I’ve covered various wars – from the safe distance, I hasten to add, of home, or decidedly after the cessation of fighting. A

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9/11

This piece for Esquire on New York immediately after 9/11, largely through the eyes of one of its chief chroniclers, author Jay McInerney, is a good example of the kind of feature I like to write: in-depth (it’s 6,000 words

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9/11

This piece for Esquire on New York immediately after 9/11, largely through the eyes of one of its chief chroniclers, author Jay McInerney, is a good example of the kind of feature I like to write: in-depth (it’s 6,000 words

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Profile Pieces

I’ve interviewed a good number of leading people in their field; many of those encounters are also to be found on the Arts and Music pages in the main menu of the site. As well as profiling many major players

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Profile Pieces

I’ve interviewed a good number of leading people in their field; many of those encounters are also to be found on the Arts and Music pages in the main menu of the site. As well as profiling many major players

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Speed

I’ve written quite extensively about Formula One, filing reports, mostly for Esquire and GQ, on topics ranging from pit-lane politics/glamour to Bertie Ecclestone and the big business of F1 to the explosive and often race-winning precision of the modern Formula

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Speed

I’ve written quite extensively about Formula One, filing reports, mostly for Esquire and GQ, on topics ranging from pit-lane politics/glamour to Bertie Ecclestone and the big business of F1 to the explosive and often race-winning precision of the modern Formula

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Arts: Actors/Entertainers

I’ve covered many aspects of the arts, mostly through interviews and profiles. I’ve spent time with actors such as Ralph Fiennes (gentlemanly, guarded), Kate Beckinsale (smart, savvy), Rik Mayall (energetic, evasive), Julianne Moore (beguiling, beautiful), and Jason Statham (chirpy, confident). There have also

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Arts: Actors/Entertainers

I’ve covered many aspects of the arts, mostly through interviews and profiles. I’ve spent time with actors such as Ralph Fiennes (gentlemanly, guarded), Kate Beckinsale (smart, savvy), Rik Mayall (energetic, evasive), Julianne Moore (beguiling, beautiful), and Jason Statham (chirpy, confident). There have also

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Arts: Visual

Many of the stories I’ve written have had a strong visual element to them, and I’ve worked on features with such fine photographers as Seamus Murphy (in Bosnia), Pieter Hugo (in Mozambique), Ziyah Gafić (in Belarus), Simon Roberts (in Scotland),

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Arts: Visual

Many of the stories I’ve written have had a strong visual element to them, and I’ve worked on features with such fine photographers as Seamus Murphy (in Bosnia), Pieter Hugo (in Mozambique), Ziyah Gafić (in Belarus), Simon Roberts (in Scotland),

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Arts: Books/Film

As well as writing extensively about music, I’ve covered many aspects of the arts – books and film in particular. I interviewed William Boyd for his directorial debut on the Battle of the Somme, Roddy Doyle for the second part

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Arts: Books/Film

As well as writing extensively about music, I’ve covered many aspects of the arts – books and film in particular. I interviewed William Boyd for his directorial debut on the Battle of the Somme, Roddy Doyle for the second part

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Music Pieces

One of my first jobs was at jazz and new music magazine The Wire, and writing about music has given me some of my greatest pleasure in journalism. One series of interviews I particularly enjoyed researching and conducting for The

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Music Pieces

One of my first jobs was at jazz and new music magazine The Wire, and writing about music has given me some of my greatest pleasure in journalism. One series of interviews I particularly enjoyed researching and conducting for The

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Jazz

Working at jazz and new music magazine The Wire early on in my career, under the editorship of peerless critic and writer Richard Cook, had a major influence on me – and I’ve tried to maintain a connection with jazz

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Jazz

Working at jazz and new music magazine The Wire early on in my career, under the editorship of peerless critic and writer Richard Cook, had a major influence on me – and I’ve tried to maintain a connection with jazz

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Travel Stories

Writing travel stories has always been an important part of my work; I’ve also been travel editor at GQ and Esquire, as well as London editor of the American magazine Travel + Leisure. At GQ and Esquire I tended to

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Travel Stories

Writing travel stories has always been an important part of my work; I’ve also been travel editor at GQ and Esquire, as well as London editor of the American magazine Travel + Leisure. At GQ and Esquire I tended to

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