I'm a freelance journalist and copywriter, covering organic lifestyle: food, fashion etc. I also write about ethical travel and natural parenting. I lived in East Africa for two years, so have a…Continue
Information and networks within the ethical clothing industry. I'm looking to write on adult as well as children's clothing.
About me / About business or organisation:
I'm a freelance journalist and copywriter, covering organic lifestyle: food, fashion etc. I also write about ethical travel and natural parenting. I lived in East Africa for two years, so have a special interest in African textiles and fashion.
I also taught English as a foreign language in Sicily and Tanzania and enjoy helping non-English speakers create fluent English content.
Contact me if you have a copywriting project you want help with. I can provide:
- SEO web content.
- Features tailored to specific print or online media.
- Press Releases
- Company Bio
- Blog posts
- Social Media management: twitter posts, Facebook and Google+ Updates.
Career history / Company history:
2002-2004: Two years working for an overland travel company in Tanzania, and started out as a freelance writer and photographer.
2004-2005: Journalism course at London School of Printing then stint on a telecommunications trade mag in London, plus freelance work for The Big Issue, Wanderlust, Waitrose Food Illustrated, The Italian Magazine.
2006-2008: Travelled around SA and then NZ for The Greenwood Accommodation Guide plus wrote for The Guardian Online.
2008-2010: Settled in NZ after meeting my partner there, had a daughter then full time mum. Also trained to teach a dancing form of Tai Chi called Wu Tao: www.wutaodance.com. I teach festivals and training events.
Recently, I went to the Ethical Fashion Forum‘s Source Expo in London and what an inspiring time it was. I chatted to the international suppliers and manufacturers all making the textile industry a fairer place to work.