Portfolio

Anna always takes the time to find fresh new ways of approaching her subjects and she combines this with a keen eye for imagery.
– Jane Fitzgerald, Commissioning Editor, MANOR South West

I write best when I’m excited about the subject, whatever that may be. I’m lucky to freelance in a thriving media industry in the South West and my work has been published in a diverse mix of publications.
So whether it’s a news in brief item or a full feature you are looking for, I’d love to hear from you.

Read some examples of my recent work below.

Food & Drink

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Anna interviews chef Paul Ainsworth as he preps for Padstow’s Christmas Festival.
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Raw Power – It’s time we launched a campaign for real cheese, says Anna.
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Founder of Bristol’s 91 Ways, Kalpna Woolf, explains how her International Peace Café connects people through food.
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Eco-chef Tom Hunt explains his root-to-fruit food philosophy.
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Seaweed and Eat It – Anna goes foraging along East Devon’s seashore.
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Cornwall’s king of seafood takes his cuisine to Dubai, but loves nothing better than coming back home.
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Anna finds out how Devon produce inspired the new healthy recipe box scheme, Mindful Chef, MANOR
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Anna got hands-on with a nose-to-tail butchery masterclass for the Food Assembly blog.
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Find out why Andrea Wilson founded Pretty Local, WEST
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Anna discovers the truth about spring lamb for MANOR
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Sustainability

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Cleaning up our seas – Anna sheds light on the global problem of ocean plastics. Yachting World.
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Anna chats to the changemakers ditching single-use plastics at festivals across the Westcountry.
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Anna shops at Devon’s first zero waste store, The Food Assembly blog.
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Anna gets up at the crack of dawn to see Brixham Fish Market in full swing.
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England’s Seafood Coast is bursting with wonderful and surprising produce. COAST.
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Furniture made from wool? Yes really, Anna meets the founders of Solidwool, MANOR.
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Dip into our seafood larder, Coast (p 76)
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Anna finds out how coffee waste is transformed into fuel for The Food Rush
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Anna writes about her mission to go plastic free in WEST mag (p16)
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Britain’s beaches – Anna finds out more for The Food Rush.
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Anna visit’s the first ever climate change farm. The Food Rush.
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People & Places

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Anna reviews the beautiful Dartmoor escape, Yarner House. Telegraph Travel.
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Get kids hands-on and muddy with these fabulous school trips, teaching where food really comes from.
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Anna reviews Devon’s hottest, hippest new hotel opening. Telegraph Travel.
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Anna collects beach treasures with Hope Cove artist Allie Fredericks.
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Stay at Alf Resco’s for spectacular views of Dartmouth and the best brunch. Telegraph Travel.
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Anna discovers Devon’s most luxurious glamping destination, Starbed Hideaways. Telegraph Travel.
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Freediving gave a new lease of life to Bournemouth’s professional mermaid.
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Anna bravely swims 6km for the Bantham Swoosh.
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Anna reviews Barnstaple boutique B&B, No. 2 Broadgate, for the Daily Telegraph.
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An interview with the inspirational woman behind Trill Farm, Romy Fraser, WEST.
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Anna investigates what makes Salcombe such a powerful brand name, MANOR.
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Anna reviews Devonia Cottage in Croyde for the Daily Telegraph.
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Anna reviews The Three Crowns in Chagford for the Daily Telegraph.
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Anna gets some expert tips on her front crawl at Watergate Bay Hotel’s swim clinic.
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Playtime in the mud at Cullompton’s new Bear Trail, MANOR mag
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