British-born and raised; higher studies in languages and literature (English, French and Spanish);
first career as an English teacher in London, Paris, Libya, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia and Thailand;
second career as a freelance writer/photographer specialising in travel and culture worldwide.
ASEANTA* Awards for Excellence: Best ASEAN Travel Article 1995 for 'Tomorrow Never Knows',
published in Sawasdee, the inflight magazine of Thai Airways International.
(*Association of South East Asian Nations Travel Association, an official multi-government body)
My main work is magazine features, both words and pictures, on travel and cultural subjects
throughout the world. Details of the publications to which I have contributed in a freelance career
that began in 1989, including 25 different inflight magazines and some of Asia’s leading newspapers,
are shown here
* Some examples of published work are shown in the form of magazine clips in the ‘portfolio’ section
* Some other story examples including my photography are shown in the ‘story showcase’ section
* Stories currently offered for sale are shown in the ‘story catalogue’ section
Writing & Editing Services
My other work consists of various writing and editing services, namely:
-- book authorship
-- editing and proofreading
-- copywriting and general writing for hire
-- translation from French, Spanish and Italian to English
Details of past work in these fields are shown here
My photography concentrates on capturing telling images during my travels throughout the world.
My images have appeared in hundreds of magazine features and on many magazine covers.
Examples are shown in the ‘photography’ section.
My photographs have also appeared in several books, including:
Trav’ Bug Thailand (MPH/Sun Tree, Singapore, 1993)
Trav’ Bug Mexico (Sun Tree, Singapore, 1994)
Motivate To Innovate (UNESCO, Bangkok, 1996)
This Is Thailand (New Holland, London, 2001)
Countries Of The World series (Times Media, Singapore)
Cultures Of The World series (Times Media, Singapore)
Cuba: Caribbean Enigma (Times Media, Singapore, 2002)
Calendar for Varig Brazilian Airways, SE Asia Division, 1994