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Why Do Women Talk Down Our Achievements?
And do men do the same?
Do Not Go Into Business With Someone You Don't Trust
I learned the hard way
The Best Filmmaking Advice I Ever Received
What a producer told me that got me through my first film shoot
The Ethics of Crowdfunding
When is it okay to ask strangers for money?
The Date I Stalked For a Year
The shocking discovery that Tinder matches exist in real life
Feel Like Yelling at a Stranger on the Internet?
Here are other things you can do instead.
The Date I Never Met
How many times will you let someone stand you up?
When the Music is Over in Morocco
What happens after the tourists leave?
Hair Extensions and the Beauty Myth
Do you know where your hair weave actually comes from?
Driving Ms Bedford
My time as a live-in carer for an ageing aristocrat ended in tears
I Stayed in a Palestinian Refugee Camp
And met the children growing up without hope
Some Passports Are Worth More Than Others
When crossing borders becomes a crime
Someone Once Told Me That a Boring Life Was a Happy Life
And I’m starting to believe they were right
I Did a “Before Sunset” Tour of Paris While Despairing About the World
An existential journey in the footsteps of Jesse and Celine
Why I Prefer to Travel Solo
Everybody should try it at least once
Sacked in Paris and Robbed in Rome
Overall, it was an eventful three days
The Date Who Ate All My Pizza
Even though I’d paid for it
To My Mother Who Raised 8 Kids On Her Own
And danced with carpet sellers in Turkey
When Your Boss Is a Drunk
My workplace gave us drinks instead of tips — what could go wrong?
Dancing Barefoot Under a Montana Sky
Cowboys and drummers in Small Town USA
The Date With the Secret Wife and Child
“I’m not married, I’ve never been married…”
I Became the Kind of Traveler I Never Thought I’d Be
On realising that my younger self would disapprove
Just Because You’re a Tourist Doesn’t Mean Police Won’t Beat You
That time I got tear gassed in Taksim Square
Hunting Rabbits at Midnight in Mauritania
“Don’t take the trucks through the desert, you must be crazy!”
The Date Who Was Older Than His Photo
I suggested he might try to meet women his own age
I’m Incapable of Taking a Holiday
As a digital nomad, I’m always on holiday — and never on holiday
Stop Pitching Your Screenplay and Make the Damn Movie
Yes, you can totally do it yourself
The Night I Slept In Trafalgar Square
London isn’t the best place to run out of money
The Date Who Gave Me a Job
“We’ll say we met on OKCopywriter.”
All The Jobs I’ve Been Fired From
Spoiler: the French do it best
Ricky Gervais’ Show “After Life” Breaks the #1 Writing Rule
A masterclass in ‘Show, Don’t Tell
The Bolivian Mountain That Eats Men
“You’re here to see the mines?”
The Date That Lasted 27 Minutes
And still somehow 27 minutes too long…