lifestyle

As a keen runner and netball player I enjoy writing about sport, exercise and leisure activities along with a diverse range of social and lifestyle issues.

The Overtake: How to run a festival

It was fascinating to find out what happens behind the scenes at a festival and the amount of preparation and aftercare involved. I wrote this piece, which began with Lost Property and grew in scope from there, for The...

Vegan Living: Chef of the Month

My first feature for Vegan Living magazine was for their chef of the month slot and featured an amazing twenty-something from Sheffield. I was really impressed by the innovation of Maisie Manterfield who set up The Burger Garden just a few years...

Rutland Living: Try a Triathlon

Having tried my first triathlon last year and seen its growth around the country, I was inspired to write this feature for Rutland and Market Harborough Living. The area is ideal for open water swimming, quiet road cycling and off road running. Read the full article...

Market Harborough Living: Visit Kibworth

This spotlight on the village of Kibworth in south Leicestershire was the first article to feature all of my own original photography. I'm still getting to grips with my DSLR but I was particularly pleased with the flower picture. You can read the full article...

The Overtake: Baking a difference

This piece was six months in the making and finally found a home on the long form journalism website The Overtake. Rather than "bury" the offender angle as one journalist suggested I do, I put it front and centre and The Overtake fully supported this. You can read the...

Active magazine: Pedal Powered

My first experience of riding an electric bicycle was for this feature in Active magazine and I was pleasantly surprised (despite the freezing temperatures on test day). You can find out more about the vast range of e-bikes on the market by reading the full article...

Rutland Living: On you bike!

After deciding to take on a riding challenge in 2018 I started swotting up on all things cycling in the region. It led to this feature in Rutland Living magazine and a subsequent podcast on Metier cycle wear...

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