It’s hard to pick your favourite 8 stories – but I’ve had a go…
I managed to visit UCL and the University of Bristol in the last few days before the Christmas shutdown – and these face-to-face visits really paid off.
Read my rather niche piece for The Guardian, which somehow made it on to the homepage.
I beat The FT to be the first journalist to see the mock-up of the Airlander and my feature was the headline story for the BBC Future site for the entire weekend.
The great Tim Harford then made my day when he posted this
For this piece, I secured an exclusive interview with Dr Al Emondi, project manager of DARPA’s Next-Generation Nonsurgical Neurotechnology (N3) programme and access to their research teams.
Readers described this piece for UnHerd as “an important read” and a “cracking and revealing read”.
I really enjoyed writing this piece and it was a hit for UnHerd
This was a hit feature for the i paper and it made Editor’s choice and the Daily Newsletter.
I was able to speak to the great British explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes for the piece.
My first opinion piece, which was in The Daily Telegraph.
My front-page story and #longread for the i paper on wildfires.
I was accused of being alarmist after the piece was published, but within two months of its publication the first mega wildfires had broken out in Israel and Portugal. The following year wildfires brokes out in the UK.