Saturday, 27 August 2016

Little Book of Wonders

I've contributed an essay on the modern serial entrepreneur to The Little Book of Wonders, a publication produced by Barclays for its top tier customers with the Economist Group. More information on the project here.

Running for Mr Porter

My latest piece for Mr Porter's 'Journal' is live, on the most epic running routes on earth. Read it here.

AskMen update

My weekly column for Ask Men is still ongoing. Recent subjects include suicide bombers on film, mental health awareness for young men, marathon training, fashion trends and axe-throwing. Read them all here

BBC World Service Weekend

Earlier this summer I made another appearance as a guest on the BBC World Service's excellent Weekend programme, alongside CNN's Nina dos Santos. Show archive is here.

DJing in London

I've DJ'd a couple of times recently on the incredible system at Angela Hartnett's Merchants Tavern. Next date for the diary is Friday, October 21st for a vinyl-only trip through dub, disco, afro, balearic and boogie.

Monday, 11 April 2016

SUPPLEMENT, issue 2 - out now

The new issue of Supplement - edited by myself and Alex Rayner - is out now. It's like an art gallery on paper, and features Robert Mapplethorpe, Dennis Morris and Megan Eagles among others.

Physique Culture for The Times

I wrote the Times Magazine's lead feature, THE NEW MR AVERAGE about physique and muscle culture among young British men. You can read it here. (£)

Friday, 20 November 2015

New magazine launched: SUPPLEMENT

First copies back of SUPPLEMENT, the new magazine I'm launching with Tom Lardner & Christopher West of PLUS AGENCY and Alex Rayner. It's like an art gallery made of paper and features Stacy Martin (fresh from JG Ballard's High Rise), Deborah Turbeville, Katherine Bernhardt, Albert Watson, Rashid Johnson and long essays on the happiness industry and suburban muscle culture. In all good newsagents and bookstores... More info here.

The Projects

I'm now working regularly with creative agency The Projects*. Long established in Australia and the US, they're now open in London. Look at what they do, here.

In praise of Kingston

I contributed a little bit to Time Out's regular series of guides to the best, neglected bits of London. This time, Kingston Upon Thames. Read it here.

Sonos Studio London

I've been producing a lot of the editorial for Sonos' new venture, the Sonos Studio London in Shoreditch. Check it out, here.

Solo Dining for Mr Porter

New piece for Mr Porter's Journal on the joy of having dinner by yourself. Read it here.

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

More art writing...

For the last two years I've been writing for Artphaire, a brilliant contemporary art website backed by the Park Hyatt hotel group. You can read all the features I've produced for them here.

Follow me on Instagram

Where I've got my art/publisher hat on. @no_ufos.

Mr Porter: editorial

I am now writing for Mr Porter's JOURNAL. My first piece - on what your desk says about you - is live now and can be read here.

Monday, 29 June 2015

Petite Meller for The Guardian Guide

I wrote this week's music column for the Guardian Guide, on Island Records' new disquieting pop sensation, Petite Meller. Read the piece here, and enjoy the video here.

BBC World Service

I was a guest on the main morning show, WEEKEND, chatting about the week's current affairs and culture stories alongside Lindsey Hilsum from Channel 4 News. Show archived, here.

Video work for D&D

I worked on a series of video tutorials for the D&D restaurant group, based around the Bluebird restaurant in Chelsea, producing the narrative and conducting off-camera interviews as part of their youtube tutorial series. See the end result here.

Aficionados for White Lines Hotels

I edited and copywrote the beautiful Aficionados newspaper for White Line Hotels this month. Available through their collection of independent design hotels Europe-wide. See more about them, here.

Saturday, 25 April 2015


I am the founder and publisher of NO UFOs, a small imprint producing limited edition photographic books. Our first release is NOUR by French photographer Celine Stella, focussing on the way neon light is used in design, architecture and daily life in Saudi Arabia. Visit the NO UFOs site, here and follow us on Instagram @no_ufos.