Journalism

I’ve edited and written for the Guardian, The Morning Star, and assorted music / culture magazines, fanzines and websites.

Want to read some of my stuff? I bet you do, I’m great! Below you’ll find some samples of my work.

News and Features

Live blogging the 2017 general election

‘Uber for bikes’ comes to Cambridge – if you can find it

Drawing the line at Cressingham Gardens

‘We’re not cult members’: Labour supporters at Corbyn rallies

‘Tom has gone and we’ll go too’: one last song for folk legend Tom Paley

Interviews

‘I understand guns in the A&R office’: an interview with Cornershop’s Tjinder Singh

Opinion

Balfron Tower: not for the likes of us

My guilty pleasure: Commando

Don’t mock: a Doctor Who movie could be awesome

Shh! London gig-goers are mourning the loss of the Luminaire

Reviews

Howlin’ Fling review – rocky walks and remote partying at the UK’s friendliest festival

Al Murray the pub landlord at Just The Tonic

Cosmonauts exhibition at the Science Museum

Shaun White Skateboarding

Community

‘We were lied to’: voters who have changed their mind on Brexit

‘We, Daniel Blake’: readers on the UK benefits system

‘They’re in costume but they’re not real clowns’: professional clowns on the clown craze

‘Star Trek is a hope for a better future’: fans on the 50th anniversary

In chronological order…

Eventually this page will contain links to everything I’ve ever written, with the exception of the stuff I want to commit to the memory hole (if you want my Star Trek reviews from when I was sixteen, email me and we can discuss).

A review of Al Murray The Pub Landlord, for The Phoenix Remix

A review of Cornershop’s England Is A Garden, for The Phoenix Remix

A review of Brent Would’s Got Wood at the Vault Festival, for The Phoenix Remix

A review of Imogené, The Improvised Pop Concert, at The Vault Festival, for The Phoenix Remix

A review of Jack AG Britton’s Mighty, at the Vault Festival, for The Phoenix Remix

A review of Tom Basden’s Sorry Thank You Please, at the Soho Theatre, for The Phoenix Remix

“Tom has gone and we’ll go too: one last song for folk legend Tom Paley,” for The Guardian

A review of the Howlin’ Fling music festival, for the Guardian

A few hundred words on my favourite cycle ride, for The Guardian

An interview with Tjinder Singh of Cornershop, for The Morning Star

“You helmets, get a life!” – celebrating 25 years of the Dunwich Dynamo, for The Guardian

‘Uber for bikes’ comes to Cambridge – if you can find it, for The Guardian

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