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Piece for the Financial Times

For the ⁦‪Financial Times I wrote about one of my favourite paintings and how it relates to one of my favourite activities, housesitting other people’s beautiful homes. To […]

For The Fence: How My Dad Poisoned Himself Making Spitting Image Puppets

For this piece for The Fence I asked my dad to cast his mind back 40-odd years to one of the many weird and chaotic occurrences of his […]

Feature For The Fence

You may, or may not, remember the videos I used to share of myself interviewing glittering celebrities. For The Fence, I wrote about what happened behind the scenes […]

Article For The Guardian

For The Guardian, I wrote about how the rural housing crisis  has been exacerbated by the pandemic. This stretches all the way from Devon and Cornwall to the […]

Overheard In Art Galleries Piece For The Fence

I went lurking around London’s galleries writing down all the pretentious and ridiculous things I overheard there. Available in print only for The Fence.  You can subscribe to […]

Feature For Literary Review

Seen a lot of manifestos being published recently? Manifestos are in the zeitgeist again, but his time it’s different. For Literary Review I wrote about what commercialisation means […]

New Article For Vogue

I wrote for British Vogue about why I wore my mother’s wedding dress after my parents divorced. About sentiment, superstition, heirlooms and searching for a sense of permanence […]

In Sickness And In Health: Piece For The Fence Magazine

“My levels of paranoia quickly reach coked-up Ray Liotta at the end of Goodfellas. I refuse to see or touch anyone. Those helicopters are following me.” I wrote […]

Essay For Litro Magazine

I think this might be one of my favourite pieces I’ve written. I wrote about the fallen raven chick I thought was a rook and adopted, Rookie the […]

Article For Tribune

For Tribune I wrote about the power of protest witnessed globally with the Black Lives Matter movement and wielding that power on a local scale. And the hospital in […]

Piece For Vogue

For Vogue I wrote about my sister and her experience of having cancer and waiting for a stem cell transplant during coronavirus, and what it’s been like to watch. Click Here. 

Article For The Independent

I wrote a front page story for The Independent about dreams, how the militarised language surrounding the pandemic is creeping into our unconscious, and what we can take from it. Click […]

Wild Rose – Faith in Nature: February 2020

Something about the Wild Rose

A Gift For Us All – Faith in Nature: December 2019

December is a time of giving and nature gives the greatest gifts of all. Read the whole newsletter here.

Everyone Can Make a Difference – Faith in Nature: November 2019

Did you know there are more than 20,000 kinds of edible plants in the world? That’s more than even the keenest chef could experiment with during World Vegan […]

Golden Days and Early Nights – Faith in Nature: October 2019

It happens without warning. Somewhere in the still-green trees, hidden leaves have turned brown. One falls and catches the wind: autumn has begun. Read the whole newsletter here.

Return of the Wild – Faith in Nature: September 2019

Consider the humble blackberry as we drift out of September. While the last of butterflies warm their wings in the sun and harvest moons are promised by the […]

Guestbook Review in TLS

I’ve got a little review in the latest TLS of artist and writer Leanne Shapton’s Guestbook — a dead spooky collection of ghost stories for the 21st Century. […]

If On A Winter’s Night A Computer ..

I wrote a piece for The Millions about how, in 1979, Italo Calvino predicted the AI author in one of his best-loved novels, and what the reality of […]

Interview With Picturehouse’s Clare Binns

For This Way Up film and cinema conference I interviewed Picturehouse’s joint Managing Director (and powerhouse) Clare Binns about how she worked her way up to the top […]

Piece for the New Statesman

I spent an unfortunate amount of time on sex doll/bot forums, and somehow I didn’t lose my sense of humour entirely. Here’s the resulting piece I wrote for […]

Winter Wildlife Piece

I wrote a piece for Breathe Magazine on how to protect our native and migratory wildlife this winter. You can buy online here,  or in reality.  

Interview With Writer, Ming Ho

I interviewed with the incredibly inspiring Ming Ho about her career as a writer, caring for her mother, and her advice to anyone in a similar situation …

Her Stories Art Auction

Piece about excellent initiative to auction excellent art (powered by Paddle 8 and Christies) by excellent women to raise money for vulnerable women’s charities in the UK.

Interview on ‘Pandemic Lack of Inclusion’ in British Film Industry

I interviewed Clare Anyiam-Osigwe, marketing director and chief finance officer for BUFF, The British Urban Film Festival, about how to change the practices of  ‘the old boys club’ that […]

Daphne Review

My review of the Daphne is up on the BFI’s ‘feminism in film’ website, TTIN. Click here: You can watch in cinemas now or on BFI player.

Banksy: The Shakespeare Complex

Here I argue Banksy is becoming a legend (in the mythological sense of the word) with the help of other artists, while everyone from academics to grannies on […]

My Piece For Flux Magazine

Piece for Flux Magazine on the figurative artist Harland Miller, represented by the White Cube, and his catalogue raisonné that is rumoured to be announced later this year: […]

Review of Austin Osman Spare Exhibition, the man who refused to paint Hitler

My review of the amazing exhibition at The Last Tuesday Society of Austin Osman Spare’s (one of Alan Moore’s favourite artists) work for Creators — you can sit […]

The Art of Dream Interpretation

In the new, very Hockney-esque, issue of Breathe Magazine I have written an article on everything you need to know about dream interpretation through the ages and how […]

Art World vs. Algorithms: Trump’s Top Financiers in the Art World

I wrote for Creators/Vice about a website that uses algorithms to reveal Trump’s top financiers in the art world that is also a conceptual art piece by Seth […]

The Magic of Trees

Well, you heard it here first, or maybe you read a science paper that told you first: tree hugging is good for you. Fact. In this article for […]

New Article for Breathe Magazine

My article Ringing in the New,  is now out in Breathe Magazine. It is about the origins of campanology its mental and physical advantages and an interview with […]

Short Piece About Being A Hermit For The Guardian

“How Did This happen?” Is definitely something I’ve been asking myself.   To read about my experience click here. (I never said off-grid, I’m not a plonker.)


Regarding whether art can re-humanise, and be a constructive response to the refugee crisis. Chronicling the stories of the everyday bravery that goes into finding a safe roof […]

Bob Dylan Beaten Path Review

I’ve lost my shit for Bob Dylan. Lose yours too, go see this. It’s really good. Read here on MyArtBroker.

What Does Sonita Mean?

Originally published on TTIN in lieu of Sundance winning film Sonita‘s release. Read here. (On Sonita, women singing in Iran, and forced/child marriage …) 

Fave Women In Film

Stupidly missed out Britney in Crossroads. Here are some of my favourite women in film: (And actually on a more serious note I did forget Francis from […]

Six Andy Warhols …

Massive weirdo Jared Leto (I’ve been in a room with him, trust me, he’s weird) is playing Andy Warhol in another film about him. I list other actors […]

Summertime Review …

My review of Summertime featuring love and French lesbians, need I say more? (I do, in this …)

Article for VICE

I gots some smartsfor the post-Brexit economy in VICE. Take my advice and run with it (maybe to a nicer country). Read here. 

Interview With Luisa Omielan

I interviewed the extremely awesome Luisa Omielan. Ever worried about your ‘thigh gap’? Luisa really doesn’t want you too. Read here.

Mustang Film Review

The BFI kindly schlepped me up to Sheffield to review the Oscar-nominated Mustang. It is excellent. It is better than The Virgin Suicides and The Great Escape, go and […]

Interview for Bric+ Magazine

I interviewed TV celebrity chef Ching He Huang and got a surprise lesson in Eastern mysticism and the philosophy of food. She’s the coolest chef I know, maybe that […]

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Piece For Artslant

In lieu of the Art + Feminism edit-a-thon on March 5th I’ve written an article about the event, female artists throughout history and happen to compare Wikipedia to […]

Piece For Artslant On 11 Women Artist’s

For Artslant I wrote about some of the most incredible, funny and strange female artists throughout history as part of the up-coming Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon. Read here. For more […]

New Interview For Isintown is out …

The only fashion magazine that’s cool enough to let me reference The Simpsons and compare a girl to Russell Crowe. Go out and buy it at Wardour News, […]

New article for Creativepool about bringing back fun …

Analysing the Layzell Bros success through nostalgic, ‘feel good’ animations Published 12/08/2015 by Creativepool News Remember when the object of a music video was to promote something ‘feel […]

Editor of isintown …

I got to do some funny interviews for a fashion magazine, making this the best fashion magazine out there. Available at at all classy newsagents …

New review for ARTslant LA ….

I’ve written a review on a butt-oriented art show  in LA. New editors pick’ . Read here. 

‘How Mariokart Is Like Rubens’ Piece for Artslant

Describing how Mariokart is like Rubens and many other interesting parallels between classical and contemporary art–including the art you did not consider art, and the fundamental patterns and […]

‘Before The Zeitgeist’ Piece For Artslant

I’ve written my first piece for Artslant.“Who *really* invented the remix, the selfie, cubism? You thought you knew…” Read here.