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)

Rosewood Hong Kong Destination Guide
Creative Excursions & Soujourns

Cathay Pacific Discovery Magazine
The Complete Guide to Hong Kong Disneyland

Saving Face: Asia’s Best Clean Beauty Brands

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
Culinary World Tour: Journey To The West

Hong Kong Tatler Dining
Best Restaurants 2021 – Why We Love Hong Kong
Hong Kong’s Female Chefs Share Their Wisdom
The Great Farm Feast – Chef Profiles
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
Statement restaurant review
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
Don’t Sweat It: 7 Best All-Natural Deodorants
5 Most Luxurious Organic Facials in Hong Kong
5 Beauty Brand Spas in Hong Kong – and the Treatments to Try
5 Tatler-Approved Foot Massages in Hong Kong
Treat Yourself: 5 Best Massages in Hong Kong
7 Best Dry Shampoos in Hong Kong
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 Artisan Spirit of Switzerland
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
7 Most Luxurious Strollers in Hong Kong
7 Cool Classes for Creative Hong Kong Kids
5 Best Music Schools in Hong Kong for Kids
Feeling Fresh: 10 Best Spring Facials in Hong Kong
8 Best Spa Treatments To Have Before The Tatler Ball
Pamper Yourself: Five Of The Most Luxurious Facials in Hong Kong
10 Fashion Labels That Have Gone Fur-Free
Where to Buy Natural, Organic and Eco-Friendly Beauty in Hong Kong
Hong Kong’s Most Instagrammable Beauty Boutiques
5 Best Babymoon Destinations in Asia
Best Holidays for Kids: Luxury Hotel Programmes in Asia
The Name Says It All: Tom Ford’s Latest Fragrance is Fabulous

Business Traveller Asia-Pacific
Feeding A Healthy Habit: In-Room Wellness
Jump Into Jeju: Jeju Guide
Gems Of Jakarta: Jakarta Guide

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

Lush Hong Kong
Say goodbye to bad Karma: Karma treatment review

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

Hashtag Legend
TGIF: Hong Kong’s best summer cocktails with wow factor
Hair SOS: Five intensive hair masks to nourish your tresses
Treat Yourself: Five luxury spa packages in Hong Kong
7 top celebrity makeup artists to follow on Instagram

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
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: Interview with Hypebeast founder Kevin Ma

Platinum: Landmark Mandarin Oriental Magazine, LMO Confidential
The Sustainable Stay
Trade Secrets: Vincci Ching, founder of Heritage ReFashioned
Trade Secrets: Sheetal Pritmani, founder of Milk Shirts
Top Three Spots for Coffee & Cake in Central
Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Hong Kong
Five Hong Kong Fashion Labels to Look Out For
Dinners To Splash Out On in Central

The Beauty Of Tradition

HK Golfer
Appealing Healing: Best Treatments for Golfers

The Ultimate Green Beauty Guide to Hong Kong
Ready Set Glow: April 2019
Ready Set Glow: March 2019
Ready Set Glow: February 2019
Ready Set Glow: January 2019
Ready Set Glow: December 2018
Ready Set Glow: November 2018
Ready Set Glow: October 2018
Ready Set Glow: September 2018
Ready Set Glow: July 2018
Ready Set Glow: June 2018
Ready Set Glow: May 2018
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
California Dreaming: At Home With Jennifer Margolin of BYDEAU

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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