Journalism prize

I was awarded the Raccontami L’Umbria prize at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia for an article I wrote on Umbria last year for the Independent.

I went out to Italy to collect the prize, and to revisit wine bars and cafes and favourite views at the end of April.

Southern Morocco

Photography

Southern Morocco

I've been updating Footprint's Morocco guide, with the help of some others, and in December I went to the south of the country to revisit old friends and familiar places and to [...]

European City Breaks

Writing

European City Breaks

Footprint’s new guide uses lots of my photos, of Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Budapest, Copenhagen, Florence, Lisbon, London, Milan, Naples, Paris, Rome, Seville, Valencia, Venice and Verona. I also wrote some of it!

Web

Cafe Libri

Cafe Libri is a great new vegetarian, literary cafe in Barnstaple, North Devon, selling delicious homemade cakes, excellent coffee and fantastic freshly prepared food. I designed, photographed and built a website for

Mariana and Manuel

Photography

Mariana and Manuel

Mariana and Manuel got married in Fulham Town Hall before going on to the Belvedere Restaurant in Holland Park for the reception. The weather was better than you could have hoped for [...]

Writing

Frozen Lakes

The Lake District was a frozen wonderland last week. I was there to update the Cumbria chapter of Fodor's England guide, which is getting a colour makeover this year. There wasn't much [...]

iPhone app – weather charts

Blog

iPhone app – weather charts

Many raw charts on which weather forecasters base predictions are freely available on the internet, notably on wetterzentrale. The site is badly formatted for iPhones, however, so I've written a free web [...]