Widely-travelled but ageing award-winning hack with more than 40 years experience as a staff journalist (news reporter/feature writer/leader writer/sub-editor and editor) on various national, regional and local newspapers. Life member of NUJ. Now freelancing mostly for the nationals. Won Czech Tourism’s 2019 Press Award for Sun article about the delights of beer drinking in Bohemia and shortlisted for ATTA travel writing award over Sun feature about Swaziland (or Eswatini, as it is now known). Also taught English in Istanbul, worked down a copper mine in Israel and on building site in Muskogee, Oklahoma – and once kept under house arrest in an African bordello
Travel Categories: Over-50s Travel, Rail Travel, Safaris
Regions: Africa, Asia, Europe (continental), Middle East, The Americas
Skills: Editing, Sub-Editing
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