I am a freelance journalist and teacher based in Oxford, UK now writing mainly about technology, culture and the intersection between the two. I am a ‘regular feature contributor’ to Wired (UK, online) and regularly write feature pieces for the Ideas section of The Independent (although not exclusively) as well, which often appear in the Indie’s sister paper “i” too. From time to time I also write travel , education and motoring stories for the same paper. I am also beginning to write more regularly for Technology Guardian too – on you guessed it technology.
My double page colour features (which always look better in print than online!) are regularly editors choice in The Independent and cover stories in the “i”, The Indie’s more youth sister paper. My Area 51 story was the number 2 story on The Independent’s homepage all day, and the future of GPS, number three. Bill Gates was in the top ten most read all weekend. My story for Technology Guardian on whether “the death of the printer has greatly been exaggerated” was the number two story of the day and in the top ten all weekend. “21st century propaganda” for Wired was retweeted by Foreign Secretary no less.
As well as picked up regularly by bloggers, my stories have also been syndicated to papers in as close as Northern Ireland, and as far away as South Africa and New Zealand.
Over time I hope to gradually post up here all the pieces I have written over the last couple of years (which will take some time!) and new content as well.