I am a freelance journalist, copywriter and TV story producer, but my CV is rather a muddled affair.
I started as a junior reporter on local papers, careering around a sleepy North Yorkshire market town in a rusting Nissan Sunny (now a classic car, since you ask), and writing news stories about disputes over parking spaces outside Morrison's and suspected foul play at the annual WI jam-making competition. My first big feature was about a man who kept racing pigeons in his garden but loved them too much to actually let them take part in any actual competitions. But no matter what the subject, I had a natural curiosity teamed with a compulsion to tell the best story I possibly could.
That approach still stands and since then, I have written both news and features for national newspapers, consumer magazines and websites including The Telegraph, Guardian, Daily Mail and AskMen covering all sorts of things - fine art, travel, friendship, holidays, pregnancy, parenthood and British history. I have even interviewed some of my heroes, including Tracey Emin and William Boyd.
I currently have my own column in Baby London magazine, which documents my shambolic life as a first-time mother.
I also take on TV writing roles, having spent a very happy and bonkers couple of years as a story producer for BAFTA-winning show Made in Chelsea as well as managing the social media platforms of various brands and small businesses.