Nepal: 6 months on

January 26, 2018Tips

In November 2015, six months after Nepal was hit by a massive earthquake I went back to see what had changed.  Journalists often feel they do little good in the world but, occasionally, you realise you CAN do something useful.      


January 26, 2018Tips

The earthquake in Nepal in April 2015 killed an estimated 8000 men women and children.  It was an appalling tragedy in a country that was, let’s be generous, not the best equipped to deal with an emergency tang affected such a large area.  I heard the news and sent a text message to my News … Read More

Want To Stay Alive & Safe When Travelling?

January 25, 2018skills, Uncategorized

Travelling to far flung places or nipping off on a city break at the weekend? If you’re a journalist the chances are you will be travelling alone with a small amount of kit.  It gives you much greater freedom to explore and work in the way you want – but, inevitably, the onus for your … Read More

Seriously: Do You Really Need An iPhone?

January 25, 2018hardware

The Headlines…. An iPhone X costs £1000 The OnePlus 5 series costs £500 less. The OnePlus 5 series should be making Apple and Samsung more than a little worried. Here’s a picture taken on the OnePlus using the ‘portrait mode’.   From the very first year Apple released it, I’ve used an iPhone. For a … Read More