I am a talented writer with experience in a variety of fields. I have been involved in journalism since I was teenager and writing is my passion. I have a huge wealth of experience and have reported on many different subjects in a variety of styles. I started my journalism career in local newspapers before transitioning to writing for a global audience. I have authored many creative pieces and have taken on many beats and specialisms.

Called the wrong name at work? Awkward...
When a colleague told me my name autocorrected to Dorito and they were seconds away from calling me a tortilla…


How to become an 'elastic thinker' and problem solver
Why your mind should be like a rubber band. Every day at the Alliance Rubber Company’s factory in Hot Springs,…


How did my cheap shoes lead to peace?
In the grand scheme of things, they are pretty ugly shoes: brown, fake leather, with three buckle straps and a sole and heel…


The 'brown girls' out to conquer Instagram
There’s a sisterhood emerging on Instagram and it’s one made up of young women from around the globe who proudly identify as…


The place where dead eagles are given a new life
“The eagle is America’s national bird but when these revered creatures die, who takes care to ensure they end up in the right hands?


Arab Spring: 'It was the first time I felt I belonged'
It has been a year like no other for those living in the countries involved in the Arab Spring. Sparked by the death of a fruit…


'People come for the selfies but won't pay $2 for pizza'
For many businesses, becoming a viral hit is a dream scenario but what happens after you’re no longer flavour of the week?


Culture wars: why attack heritage?
The flames from the book bonfires burned high as the words of the intellectuals, the innovators, once committed to paper,…


BBC London: Lightning-strike selfie lands siblings in hospital
BBC Business: Five animals to spot in a post-Covid financial jungle
BBC Science: International Women’s Day: Illustrating the Covid-19 pandemic
BBC US election: US election: Are older Trump voters sticking with him?
BBC Business: Rishi Sunak’s ‘Kickstart’ jobs scheme: Back to the future?
BBC Business: ‘I just designed a destruction of a life’
BBC News: Coronavirus: ‘I’m out of hospital, but I have to remember to breathe’
BBC News: Coronavirus: The volunteers feeding the NHS
BBC News: Coronavirus: ‘I’ve had to cancel my wedding’
BBC Health: Nurse’s request for premature baby sleeves is viral hit
BBC America: ‘My boyfriend dumped me but how do I tell my cat?’
BBC America: Does the US have a problem with topless women?
BBC America: Mississippi mum and dad graduate on same day just before son
BBC America: What we can all learn from this deathbed photo
BBC America: Ending stigma and shame over sanitary pads
BBC America: US women upset by random baby congratulations cards
BBC America: Inside America’s Aladdin’s cave of dead animals
BBC Canada: This gran picked up road kill to create the perfect armchair
BBC America: Why this woman hates to hear about the ‘big bad wolf’
BBC America: What can these caps tell us about children and race
BBC America: ‘Somebody answered my dead brother’s number’
BBC America: Snopes: How do you survive 25 years debunking fake news?
BBC America: Yak loose in Virginia after escaping transport to the butchers
BBC America: Bridal party delivers aid to Hurricane Dorian-hit Bahamas
BBC America: Virginia couples challenge laws requiring them to declare their race
BBC UK: The love letters returned after 70 years thanks to Facebook romantics
BBC Trending: Are you in your 30s and facing ‘the swerve’?
BBC America: ‘If you want unsolicited advice, get pregnant’
BBC World: Chinese vlogger who used filter to look younger caught in live-stream glitch
BBC Science: What’s a ‘Science Princess’ doing in an ice field in Alaska?
BBC US: Cartoon scavenger hunts brighten Portland
BBC Trending: Iran police arrest 30 at private yoga class
BBC Trending: Tesla ‘hires’ witty museum tweeter
BBC Trending: TFBoys: Wang Yuan sorry over illegal smoking
BBC Health: ADHD: ‘The web comics that show what my life is like’
BBC Business: Holiday fraud: ‘How we were caught out’
BBC Business: How a bookshop wolf handles awkward customers
BBC Business: The real-life Marie Kondos who will come to your home
BBC Business: AI and spices: Would you put cumin on a pizza?
BBC Innovators: The female pilot teaching African women to fly
BBC News: An A-Z guide to Business Beasts
BBC Business: Is a peace scholarship worth pursuing?
BBC Business: Just the job: when interviews go wrong
BBC Business: Sending a postcard from Timbuktu – without leaving home
BBC Entertainment: David Bowie: Your tributes to the Star man
BBC Business: Fat Cat Tuesday: The pawful truth
BBC World: Migrant crisis: ‘I want to go to Germany’
BBC World: China’s one child policy: Your stories
BBC World: Your Wolf Encounters
BBC World: Desi beats: Giving Indian aunties a pop art twist
BBC UGC: Charles Kennedy and I: Your memories
BBC UGC: Fifa crisis: Football fans’ reactions
BBC UGC: Palmyra in pictures: A Syrian site under threat
BBC Democracy Day: A Week in Protests
BBC Social News: You Draw the News 2014
BBC News: As it happened: Obama addresses nation on fight against IS
BBC Entertainment: Novel ambition: Can a one-day course get you a book deal?
BBC Health: Shenley Hospital: Life Under Observation (winner of BBC Newsroom original journalism competition)
BBC Health: Compassionate care: Nurse stories
BBC Business: Young workers: ‘Never forget your dreams’
BBC UGC: London Metropolitan University: Overseas students react
BBC UGC: Lightning strike survivor: we thought we were on fire
BBC UGC: London 2012 celebrations around the globe
BBC UGC: Eurozone crisis: Global reactions
BBC Science: Mammoths’ extinction not due to inbreeding, study finds
BBC News: Antarctic mission: Who was Captain Lawrence Oates?
BBC UGC: Japan quake: ‘I’m not worried about the radiation’
BBC UGC: Dementia care: Your stories
BBC UGC: Greece referendum twists: Your stories
BBC UGC: Kenya’s Mau Mau uprising: Your stories
BBC UGC: Ivory Coast crisis: ‘Gunfire all the time in Abidjan’
BBC UGC: Libya unrest: voices from Misrata
BBC UGC: How music-buying habits have changed
BBC Magazine: Is the UK uniquely bad at coping with snow?
BBC News: UK cyber security plans ‘essential for strong defence’
BBC News: Families torn over reliving 7/7 horrors at inquest
BBC News: Oxfordshire town sees human waste used to heat homes
BBC News: CCTV site Internet Eyes hopes to help catch criminals
BBC News: Hyde Park sees protest and praise expressed for Pope
BBC News: Pope visit: Crowd’s reaction to Twickenham Big Assembly
BBC News: World War II horrors faced by ‘forgotten army’ in Asia
BBC News: Growing up with guns and knives
BBC News: Searching for an abducted child
BBC News: German victory over England does not impress sunbathers
BBC News: BA seat policy made man ‘feel like a child molester’
BBC News: BA compensates man ‘humiliated’ over child seat policy
BBC News: Councils face where the deep budget cuts must fall
BBC News: Recycling rewards on offer in Windsor and Maidenhead
BBC News: Bletchley Park archive to go online
BBC UK: Jimmy Mizen’s family try to build peace from his murder
BBC Magazine: Will we switch to gas made from human waste
BBC UK: Heathrow skies silenced by Iceland volcanic ash cloud
BBC World (Live Page): As it happened: Moscow Metro bombings
BBC News: Long wait for dream career in the Metropolitan Police
BBC News: ‘Jigsaw man’ butchered by lodger who wanted his life
BBC News: Earthquake in Haiti brings UK community together
BBC News: Mexico’s ‘giant underwater museum’
BBC News: Lexicographers prefer a mankini
BBC Panorama: The fight for the right to object
BBC Magazine: Missing…from afar
BBC News: Council to build houses of straw
BBC News: Go-ahead for new Heathrow expansion
BBC Magazine: In the lap of the council
BBC Magazine: How are estate agents surviving?
BBC News: Fewest UK bricks made since 1940s
BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat: Warnings about bad body piercing
BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat: School sex clinics prove popular
BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat: Setting up lapdancing clubs ‘is easy’
The Guardian: The chapati’s over…