I have written front page stories for The Times, often based in data, whether that be for investigations into child slavery, using data journalism techniques to find stories about illegal air pollution emissions. or using freedom of information requests for stories about abuse of patients or university research being stolen in cyberattacks.
You can read my exclusive report into the billions being spent by councils on emergency housing here, another showing that racist attacks on NHS staff doubled in a year here, and my investigation revealing more than 13,000 Airbnb hosts potentially breaking the law here.
If that all sounds a bit heavy, I do more fun stuff too. Such as hunting down marathon cheats. I’ve also done lots of music reviews such as this on Thom Yorke, this on Tune-Yards, and this on Carla Bruni. And I also dabble in digital storytelling such as this piece looking at Britain’s broken roads.
I have written for the Guardian and the Observer.
You can read my exclusive reports about on mental health in prisons here, student counselling in universities here, race hate crimes on British railways here, or drug smuggling by prison officers here. I’ve also reported from Myanmar on issues such as the deadly jade trade, which you can read here.
I’ve also done things like some playful data analysis of Shakespeare's legacy here, as well as my interview with writer Simon Parkin here, and my feature on Philadelphia artist Caitlin McCormack's creepy crochets here.
I have written for National Geographic magazine.
You can read my story about how porcupines are being hunted for balls of raw food in their guts known as bezoars, which are sold by illegal traders as cancer cures here.
I have written for Wired Magazine.
You can read my feature about how the Chinese social media platform WeChat became a hub for the illegal wildlife trade here, and my story about predictive policing and the flawed future of British crimestopping here.
I’ve written for the Financial Times about literature, film, and visual arts.
Some of my subjects include: Belgian artist Mishka Henner, French director Claire Denis, Estonian photographer Alexander Gronsky, British film-maker Tom Petch, Dutch performance artist Berndnaut Smilde, and novelist Matthew Quick.
I have written for the Huffington Post on a range of topics, including features about visual arts, music, theatre, television, and travel.
You can read my data analysis about the lack of diversity at the Oscars here, my report about Hong Kong’s housing crisis here, or my feature on Richard Mosse's psychedelic war photography here, a round-up of the lesser-known gems at the London Film Festival here, or a travel piece I wrote about Italy's new paradigm of quality hostelling here.
I have written for Vice and some of its verticals such as music site Noisey, technology hub Motherboard, alternative arts site Canvas, and travel magazine Amuse.
You can read a piece I wrote discovering some of the weirdest music records ever made here, the Sardinian town full of anarchist graffiti here, the uniqueness of China’s Guizhou cuisine here, how I discovered that the 'deep web' is so much more than drugs and hitmen here, a feature about David Lynch's lesser-known multidisciplinary works here, or a look at how people in Bangkok are spending thousands on lavish pet funerals here.
I have written about UK news, world news, visual arts, film, and music for The Independent.
You can read my exclusives on the rise of drone crime here, the rise of transphobic hate crime here, my dispatch from Hong Kong about China’s tightening grip on the city here, my report on the child refugees risking their lives to rejoin family in Britain here, my analysis on how the number of London renters becoming homeless increases 700% in five years here, my report on violence at the Greek-Macedonia border in Idomeni here, or my feature about American photographer Bob Willoughby, and how he brought documentary photography to Hollywood here.
I have written about news, film, music, television, visual arts for The Telegraph.
You can read my preview of Sundance Film Festival here, my live review of folk-pop foursome Stornoway here, my live-blogging exploits at Glastonbury here, or my interview with Raymond Cauchetier, who photographed some of the most iconic moments in French cinema here, or my data feature on pollution in world cities here.
I have covered contemporary arts, women’s issues, film and fashion for Dazed.
Some of my articles have covered Cecil Beaton's diaphanous photography, emerging Parisian artists beyond the peripherique, the ultimate brooding protagonists of film noir, and the glamorous Venice Film Festival.
You can read my Lightbox feature on Dennis Hopper's 1960s photography here, my report about attempts to close Rome’s centre for women here, a feature about China's taboo-breaking cinema here, or a piece about bodily fluids in art here.
I have written for the music, film, visual arts, and features sections of Time Out London. I am also a contributor to the popular Time Out blog, with several of my posts having featured in the 'Most Read' section.
Some of my articles have covered London-based psychedelic group Toy, noise experimentalist bEEdEEgEE, photobooks on Martin Parr and Brassai, neo-Dada sculptor Urs Fischer, and synth pop duo Coves.
You can read my review of Damon Albarn-led Africa Express' album Maison des Jeunes here, my review of Akram Zaatari's exhibition at Thomas Dane here, or my review of Iranian photography group show 'Burnt Generation' here.
I have written for the London Review of Books.
You can read my piece about Atlantis Books, a sublime bookstore on the Greek island of Santorini, here.
I’ve written for Buzzfeed News.
You can read my exclusive about age disputes for child asylum-seekers here.
I have written foreign reportage for Germany’s public international broadcaster, Deutsche Welle.
You can read my exclusive report about a controversial land law in Myanmar that could criminalise millions of innocent people here.
If you would like me to write for your publication, please get in touch. I’m open to all commissions.