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My new documentary, on how Finland solved street homelessness, has been featured on Radio 4's Pick of the Week, the World Service's Happy Pod and Pick of the World, as well as in The Observer. It's available here. Photo of a typical Housing First apartment, by...

What's it like to have a 'silent mind'? My latest documentary, on people who don't have an 'internal monologue', is now available on BBC Sounds here and as a podcast here. Five stars 'fascinating' (Financial Times), BBC Radio 4's Pick of the Week ...

You can listen to my piece on Ted Brown's mass kiss-in at the first London Pride here (part of BBC Radio 4's Short Cuts series). Photo courtesy of Ted Brown ...

I interviewed veteran mountain climber Greg Child on the mysterious phenomenon of the 'third man factor', and how it saved him on a perilous descent from K2; listen here. Photograph by Mariusz Kluzniak ...

Until August 18th 2021, Theatre Peckham is hosting the Empathy Museum's exhibition From Where I'm Standing - 'a unique portrait of life during the pandemic'. I interviewed Kathleen and Robana, both NHS workers, about what life has been like on the frontline in 2020. Here's Kathleen's story...

My new documentary has just aired the ABC's Radio National, and is now available to listen online here. Have you been having more vivid dreams lately? You’re not alone. We delve into the collective unconscious to find out what’s behind these ‘quarantine dreams’. Co-produced with Claire Crofton Image...

Bit of a departure from my usual work, but I wrote an article for Tribune Magazine on the radical 'Desert Parliament' started by soldiers in Egypt during the Second World War. You can read it here. ...

Listen to my interview with NHS nurse Myrtle Munro for the A Mile in My Shoes podcast here; Myrtle discusses how working in healthcare in the UK differs to nursing in the Caribbean, and her experiences of racism at work. The project recently won two...