December 2015 Update

I’ve just completed another semester’s teaching at the University of Sunderland and University Of Salford. From January 2016 I will be working full-time at the latter, lecturing in online and digital journalism.

I am engaged in an ongoing copywriting job for Future Fusion for a client in the travel industry.

My most recent columns for Professional Manager can be found on this site – or in the magazine itself.

I wrote an article on the closure of the SSI Redcar steelworks for New Statesman In October.

May 2015 update

I’ve finished teaching for the year at Sunderland, Salford and the University of Central Lancashire. I taught for 400 hours in 2014/15 – the fact that I teach at all often takes me by surprise.

I’m in the middle of two big copy-writing gigs, one of which is for Future Fusion, the contract publishing arm of Future.

The other is for Professional Manager. I had a new sketch drawn for the magazine, which I prefer to the old one.

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I’m planning to record a one-off PetrolPod podcast at the annual SMMT day later this month. Here’s last year’s

Actual writing you can read online include:

My piece on Jeremy Clarkson’s steak-induced meltdown, published on Medium, which got a lot of attention from the motoring industry.

My piece on Jonathan Trott for Opening Up Cricket, a campaign on mental health and sport I’m proud to support.

My ongoing blog on the 50 Best Doctor Who stories.

If you want more you can subscribe to Professional Manager for more Fleeting Thoughts, my regular column and car reviews on motoring for the fleet and business sector.