One step along the freelance road November 17th 2011 I've been getting frustrated with how little traction I'm getting with all my freelance pitches. I know that it's hard to get commissioned - even well known, well established journalists with big prizes under their belt tell me most of their pitches are ignored - but I had hoped that my experience as an editor, receiving all manner of pitches and making all manner of commissions, woul ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Greater London » Camberwell Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
Somewhat potty-mouthed journalist who documented her 'career gap year', in which she lived out a long-cherished dream to see the world (well, Japan, Australia, South America) here between November 2006 - September 2007, in these pages. Truer than ever to say that since coming home I've been working hard and have only had time for mini-backpacking experiences across Europe, though 2012 may involve some more exotic locales.
MA student of Latin American studies from Autumn 2012, hopefully focusing on my thesis regards the Bolivian secondhand clothing market.
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