When in copywriting mode, my brain becomes whoever you want it to be. But away from the laptop, it makes itself busy with all kinds of other stuff.
This is good news for you, because a brain with a wide range of experience brings a lot more to your party.
Yes, my brain was one of those London 2012 volunteers! Based in the Main Press Office, it worked together with the Press Association and Getty Images to keep the official website news content free from errors.
A teenager of the ‘80s, inspired by everything from punk rock and new wave to the mainstream era-defining sounds still adored by many today. I still own this record collection.
26.2 miles, 5 boroughs, 5 hours 32 minutes. My highlight of 2009.
Spent time living on Mallorca, grappling with the Spanish way of life.
Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games: volunteering in Venue Control Centre on the radio communications team. As one of the Clydesiders, meeting Clyde himself was obviously a highlight. I didn't expect him to throw my hat away and start messing with my hair though!
39th birthday party. You can take the brain out of Southend, but you can’t take the party spirit out of the brain.
A past life spinning the decks in Southend, London, Prague and Amsterdam.
Conspicuously not Dutch, revealed by my lack of skates on the frozen canal.
They’re real roses, but not as you know them.
Stepped up to the plate for a second time in 2014 to run the London Marathon for St. John Ambulance.
At the Monaco Grand Prix supporting the 2016 winner Lewis Hamilton
The view from the top of Corfu, at the 906 metre summit of Mount Pantokrator. “Sometimes you have to get up really high to realise how small you are.” But can you remember who said that?
Brains aren’t always dressed up the way you expect them to be.
Still lovin’ the Stone Roses, on the night they almost broke up again in Amsterdam.
At 19 years of age, my brain was a fashion designer with two separate labels kicking up a storm in Southend boutiques!