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A British journalist who specialises in feature writing, travel, books and interviews.

“The best-connected columnist” Huffington Post

“Wittiest writer of the year”  London Diarists’ Club Awards

“Very cheeky, but compelling” Boris Johnson 

“The most enjoyable thing to read on a Sunday” Jilly Cooper  

“Enormously informative and perceptive” Lord Lamont

He worked for the Daily Mail as a feature writer and diarist from 1981 until 1997 when he moved to the Sunday Telegraph, where he edited the Mandrake column for four years. His most recent position was as Columnist and feature writer for the Sunday and Daily Express“.
From 2019 he has specialised in media and communications advice, most recently for the NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre) and Cabinet Office.
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