Writer, editor, translator


Career history

1998 - 2013
  • Freelance writer, editor and translator
1997 – 1998
  • Project editor at the Write Company, Amsterdam. I wrote for and edited FWD >> for Philips Consumer Electronics, and Rabobank's internal newsletter
1990 – 1996
  • Project editor at Media Partners International, Amstelveen. I edited the entertainment section of Holland Herald (KLM's inflight magazine) and Junior Jet (KLM’s inflight magazine for children) and wrote features for both. I also edited Amsterdam the Magazine (for AMPRO, the Amsterdam Promotion Foundation), and wrote for Holland Traveller (for the Netherlands Board of Tourism)
1983 – 1989
  • Freelance fabric designer. Dutch clients include Capsicum Natuurstoffen bv, De Nederlandse Opera and Joop van den Ende bv
1981 – 1983
  • Journalist and graphic designer at The Other Paper in Amsterdam
1979 – 1981
  • Children's knitwear designer at Mansfield Hosiery Mills Ltd., Mansfield, England. Main client - Marks & Spencer
1976 – 1979
  • BA Hons. degree from Leeds University in Textile Design. Subsidiary subjects: English language and literature, art history
1968 – 1975
  • Trinity Comprehensive School, Carlisle


About me
Career history