New work: Stylist cover features – “The Hungover Games” and “The Stylist Sex Survey 2014”

Here are two cover features I’ve recently written for Stylist magazine. “The Hungover Games” is an investigation into competitive hangovers: why are we so determined to feel worse than our colleagues the morning after the night before? “The Stylist Sex Survey” is an analysis of the results of a huge survey undertaken by the magazine looking into UK women’sContinue reading “New work: Stylist cover features – “The Hungover Games” and “The Stylist Sex Survey 2014””

New work for Stylist and Fabulous

Below is a selection of work I’ve completed over the last month or so for Fabulous and Stylist magazines. A mix of stuff: travel, news features and topical features.  Hope you like!  

My Birmingham University talk (video)

Last year I was invited to warble about my career at my old home-away-from-home, Birmingham University. The talk was called ‘Being a Cosmo Columnist and other stories’ and was about how I started in journalism, how I got the writing gigs I did and how I got my book deal. The good people who organised the shindig recorded theContinue reading “My Birmingham University talk (video)”

This is what happened when I went to a rave (sober) at 6.30am on a Wednesday…

…and you can read all about what happened here in my article for MSN. (Yes, it was a proper rave with a live DJ and everything and yes, I was just high on life and nothing else.) There are some more pictures below that weren’t included in the article.  

My talk at Birmingham University

I am going to be speechifying at my old shuffling ground, Birmingham University, on the 26 October as part of their Book to the Future literary festival. You can catch me at 4.30pm talking about how I got started in writing, how I first got my job in magazines, who the best people I’ve everContinue reading “My talk at Birmingham University”