My Work

Some of my assorted writing work, including features on beauty, food, style and the arts (both in Hong Kong and the UK). Click to read the full features – and more samples available on request should you get the urge!

Conde Nast Traveller Middle East
The Ultimate Hong Kong Shopping Guide (also published in Conde Nast Traveller India)

Ambrosia: The Magazine of the International Culinary Institute
Where The Wild Things Are: Foraging for Mother Nature’s Finest Ingredients
Culinary World Tour: South America
The Age of Enlightenment: Dry Ageing Beef
The Cooking Lab: Modernist Cuisine

Hong Kong Tatler Dining
Hong Kong Tatler Best Restaurants Guide 2017
Top 5 Bespoke Bakers in Hong Kong
Top 5 Spa Dining & Pampering Packages in Hong Kong
Top 5 Hot Chocolates in Hong Kong
Aberdeen Street Social restaurant review
Fofo by el Willy restaurant review
Morton’s of Chicago restaurant review
The Verandah Café review
French Women Don’t Get Fat: How new French cuisine is going light
Sundowner Suppers: The best alfresco avenues
The Cream of the Crop: The new wave of ice-creams

Hong Kong Tatler, Tatler Weddings & Tatler Homes
Top 8 Makeup Artists in Hong Kong
8 Go-To Hong Kong Hair Stylists
Find Your Niche: Artisanal Fragrances for Any Gender
Spring Symphony: SS16 Catwalk Beauty Trends
Beauty Blast-Off: FW15 Breakthrough Beauty Products
The Sweet Life: Afternoon Tea at Harbour City
Erno Laszlo: An Expert in Skincare
Valextra: Artisans At Work
Luxe Hideouts: Chic Resorts for the Perfect Honeymoon
Once Upon A Dream: Lucia Tait & Vishal Tolani
Destination Weddings: Going The Distance
Tuesday’s Child: Interview with hotelier Grace Leo
Seven Tips for Stay-Put Summer Makeup
A Day In The Life Of… A Wedding Butler
All Eyes On You: Bulgari’s Serpenti Collection
8 Last Minute Luxury Gift Ideas from Louis Vuitton
7 Reasons to Get Married at Intercontinental Danang Sun Peninsula

Jetstar Asia Magazine
The Big Freeze: Hong Kong’s hippest homegrown ice creams
The New Luxe: Asia’s best hipster hotels
Destinations: Hong Kong Interview

Sweet Memories: Camille Goutal, daughter of perfumer Annick Goutal
Say It With Scent: The best Valentine’s fragrances
Amorepacific: Green tea goodness

Portfolio: Emirates’ First Class & Business Class Magazine
Full Of Beans: {sfs} independent cafe
Hong Kong’s Property Problem

Lane Crawford
New Visions of Beauty: Peggy Chan of Grassroots Pantry
Here Comes The Sun: Sun care products, whatever your travel style
Meet The Icons: Top 10 Classic Beauty Products
Wildest Fantasies: Visions of beauty with top makeup artist Zing
The Scent of Memories: Ben Gorham of Byredo Parfums
A Modern Icon: Tom Ford Beauty
Shanghai Tang’s Silk Road Fragrance Collection
Sealed With A Kiss: YSL Rouge Pur Couture Lipsticks
The Glamour of Givenchy
Burgundy Beauty: The colour on everyone’s lips… And nails… And face

Expat Living
Afternoon Delight: The best afternoon teas in Hong Kong
Where The Art Is: Sai Ying Pun home showcase
At Home With: Anne & Chris Cheung, of Jouer and Bread & Beast
The Peninsula Spa: Massage magic
A Hill Of One’s Own: Shouson Hill home showcase
Fast Beauty: Best beauty quick fixes in Hong Kong
Head Over Heels: HK foot massages for every budget
Work It Out: Five fun new workout alternatives
Know Your Hormones: Dr Charlene Kulenkampff interview
Horsing Around: Patrick Furlong, captain of the HK Polo Team
Beyond The Sea: Repulse Bay home showcase
Flight Centre: Not your average beach destinations
Say Yes to the Dress: Expert tips to find the dress of your dreams

Beauty’s New Age: The Wellness Revolution
Midnight Magic: Bedtime Beauty
A Close Shave: How to get the perfect shave
The Art of Street Wisdom: Hypebeast founder Kevin Ma

Platinum: Landmark Mandarin Oriental Magazine, LMO Confidential
The Sustainable Stay
Top 3 Spots for Coffee & Cake in Central
Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Hong Kong
5 Hong Kong Fashion Labels to Look Out For

The Ultimate Green Beauty Guide to Hong Kong
Ready Set Glow: April 2018
Ready Set Glow: March 2018
Ready Set Glow: February 2018
Ready Set Glow: January 2018
Ready Set Glow: December 2017
Ready Set Glow: November 2017
Ready Set Glow: October 2017
Ready Set Glow: September 2017
Ready Set Glow: July 2017
Ready Set Glow: June 2017
Ready Set Glow: May 2017
Ready Set Glow: April 2017
Ready Set Glow: March 2017
Ready Set Glow: February 2017
Ready Set Glow: January 2017
Smog & The City: the effects of pollution on our skin
Jingle Belle Rock: Christmas Beauty Gift Guide

The Peak Hong Kong
Green Gourmet: Deluxe Vegetarian Menus in Hong Kong

Home Journal
Reading Rooms: The world’s most inspiring bookstores and libraries
Bar None: New worn-around-the-edges watering holes
Paradise Found: Luxury Summer Escapes
Work It Out: Design-Driven Coworking Spaces
Festive Flair: Simple handmade touches for your winter celebration
Design Focus: The Great Outdoors
Design Focus: White Out
Clean Living Special Report: Future Perfect
The Home Cook Special Report: A Cook’s Tour
Masculine Style Special Report: Man Of The House
Glamour Special Report: Glamourous Pursuits
Hang It Up: How to display art in your own home
Luxury Beds Special Report: Sweet Dreams
Food Photography 101: How to ensure your dishes look as good as they taste
Instagram Quick Tips: How to shoot the perfect flat-lay
Eat Your Art Out: Top 5 artsy restaurants in Hong Kong
Escapist Design: according to Ashley Sutton

South China Morning Post
Wedding Suits: Grooms keep it simple
Wedding Planners: Career with high demand
Nursery Furniture: Managing needs of the nursery
Wedding Cakes: Hollywood glamour rules
Wedding Gift Registries: Western style of giving

Lifestyle Asia
Beauty Panel: Best smudge-proof eyeliners
Nail It: the hottest nail trends for Fall 2014
Beauty Tip: where to get a makeover in Hong Kong
Top 6 Summer Mocktails in Hong Kong
Sugar Rush: 5 hot new desserts to try in Hong Kong
5 Hot Manicure Trends: ditch French tips for new funky designs
A Fashionista’s Wishlist: the most-wanted brands in Hong Kong

Expat Parent
So Near, So Spa: Spring spa treatments in Hong Kong
Roasts With The Most: Sunday roasts in Hong Kong
Happy Dining in the Valley: Happy Valley’s tastiest eateries
Easter Feasters: Six of the best Easter brunches
Pinkies Out: Best afternoon teas for Mother’s Day
Little Chefs: Children’s cooking classes in Hong Kong
Turkey & Trimmings: Christmas dining in Hong Kong

HK Magazine
Made In Italy 2014: Quality & Lifestyle (with Italian Chamber of Commerce)
Potato Head Hong Kong review: a sneak peek at Kaum
6 Expert Tips to Getting Wow Brows

Playtimes Magazine
Ice, Ice Baby: The coolest ice-cream destinations in Hong Kong
Beachy Eats: Hong Kong’s best beach restaurants
Keeping it in the Family: Hong Kong designers Louella Odie
The Fast & The Fabulous: Express beauty in Hong Kong
All Abuzz: The rise of homegrown honey in Hong Kong
Have Pet, Will Travel: The complications and challenges of pet relocation
Trinkets & Treasures: Etsy, the online shopping phenomenon
Store Cupboard Spa: The best DIY beauty recipes
Food For Thought: Local businesses helping us eat more consciously in the city
Soul Food: Independent HK restaurants cooking straight from the heart

BBC Nottingham
Summer & Smoke review (quoted on Tallulah Riley’s Wikipedia page!)
Grease review
That’s Showbiz: Tom Gribby profile

Bauer Media: Indulge (Star Cruises magazine)
In The Zone: The best of Tsim Sha Tsui
Bean Counters: Hong Kong’s coffee culture

Website Copywriting & Editing
Flight Centre Luxury Holidays
Flight Centre: Top 10 Travel Destinations for 2016
LUXE City Guides – LUXE Collaborations
The Night Market Restaurant Website
Strip: Ministry Of Waxing monthly newsletters
GILBANO Travel Leather Accessories Website & Blog
R+I Creative: Armand de Brignac
Native Union: Echo Logico retro phone handsets
Vital Health Chiropractic & Acupuncture
Bahia Cosmetics Website
Profood: Guide to White Truffles
Profood: Zotter Chocolates get put to the test
Compass Offices: Top 5 Business Hotels
Compass Offices: Top 4 Quintessential Eats

Interviews & Contributions
Harper’s Bazaar Ukraine: Hong Kong Guide
Marie Claire Italy: Hong Kong Guide
Ikea Family LIVE Magazine: House Call
• American Express Essentials: Blogger Secrets, Hidden Hotspots in Hong Kong
• WOM Guide Contributor: Top 10 Hong Kong Restaurant Guide & 200 Dishes to Try Before Moving to Mars
• Insight Guides: Hong Kong’s Best Views & Shopping in Hong Kong
HOKK Fabrica: Travel Makeup Essentials
• Phaidon Press: Where To Eat Pizza

Sassy Hong Kong
Fish & Meat restaurant review: Maximal Concepts’ latest it-resto
Putting On The Glitz: injecting some sparkle to your party look
Ham & Sherry restaurant review: Jason Atherton’s newest hotspot
That Girl interview: Jin Yao, principal dancer at the Hong Kong Ballet
Beauty News Flash: Lush returns, Tom Ford Beauty opens, Urban Decay
Top 5 Ice-Creams in Hong Kong
That Girl interview: Lindsay Jang, co-founder of Yardbird
Sassy Tests: Bliss Spa Triple Oxygen skincare
That Girl interview: Sarah Fung, managing editor of Hong Kong Magazine
Junk Trip Guide
Top 7 Swimwear Stores in Hong Kong
Top 10 Detoxes in Hong Kong
Shopbop advertorial campaign
Global Concierge advertorial campaign

Sassy Mama Hong Kong
Maternity Nurses in Hong Kong Guide
Pull Shapes: Children’s dance classes in Hong Kong
That Mama interview: Alia Eyres, founder of Mother’s Choice charity
Nuumi eco-chic baby clothes advertorial
That Mama interview: Jacinta Read of Handmade HK
Disneyland Hong Kong: Mystic Point opens

Hong Kong Markets Organisation
Brewing Up A Storm: Hong Kong’s tea scene
Style After Hours: Edit Boutique & What The Frock?! profiles
Midnight Feasts: late-night eateries in Hong Kong
Green Beauty Skincare: Burt’s Bees & Neal’s Yard Remedies profiles

London Fashion Week SS12 report
Beauty Guide: brow shaping in Hong Kong
Shopping Guide: top 5 self-tanners
New Openings: Kapok’s sailor concept store
Shopping Guide: top 5 summer scents

Teentoday (now known as Maximum Pop!)
Girls Aloud: Out Of Control album review (quoted in Sean Smith’s bio, Cheryl)
Harry Judd of McFly interview
Lee Ryan of Blue interview
GSCE Revision Guide
Credit Crunch Chic: revolutionising your wardrobe without breaking the bank
Sugababes: Sweet 7 album review (this review’s a personal favourite)
Choosing the right university: a cut-out-and-keep guide
Katy Perry: Hot N Cold video breakdown

bc Magazine
Butterfly Honour: Puccini’s Madama Butterfly
Tsang’s The Man: Richard Tsang profile
Passion & Prejuice: the highs and lows of staging new drama in Hong Kong
Young, Fresh & Hip: staying in fashion with Hong Kong’s hottest new designers
Ozeoi: your back page dose of pop culture


2 responses to “My Work

  1. you have a very impressive portfolio

    was looking for elizabeth violet eyes but google gave me your page

    now that’s weird

    anyway, great site

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