I write things. I travel a lot. I am grateful to do both of those things together a lot of the time. I’m from New Mexico but have been a Londoner for more than a decade.  In previous seasons of life, I also lived in Texas, Boston, China, Ireland and Prague. The story of how they connect up is a long one!

I spent 6.5 years as the North & Central Asia Editor at legendary travel publisher Lonely Planet producing guidebooks, articles and video on China, Central Asia, Korea, Taiwan and Mongolia. I am now a successful freelance journalist, editor and consultant. I write features for major publications, create content and manage social media accounts for conservation clients, edit magazines and books, and consult on sustainable tourism and dark-sky projects. I’m an excellent communicator and am passionate about helping humans understand one another and ourselves better, and finding a sustainable way forward for life on Earth.

I love looking at the stars, folk and indie music, writing verse, taking very long walks, all things China/Central Asia, mysteries, spiritual things, contemplation and beer. I write about a lot of those topics for myself here.

If you look at the contact page you’ll find ways to touch base!