About My Work

I’m a British freelance writer and content creator based in Japan. Using my creativity, passion for learning, and love of food, I have published interviews, travel stories, and lifestyle pieces about Japan. I often find niches and opportunities where two cultures have crossed over to create something new. You can find my work in many Japanese national publications online.

I have ongoing writing relationships with Tokyo Weekender, GaijinPot, and Live Japan. My work has also been published on All About Japan, Hotels.com, and Digital Nomad Asia.

My Skills

I have always had an interest in a wide variety of subjects, but I often find myself most drawn to more creative ventures.

Click on any of the below to find out more and see examples of my work.


After writing and editing the student newspaper at Edinburgh University, I’ve continued to write articles for a variety of publications within Japan. I am always looking to expand my portfolio and challenge myself to new styles and content.

Translation & Transcreation

Having received a first-class degree in Japanese language and culture from the University of Edinburgh, I continue to translate from Japanese to English. However, I have an aversion to direct translations, and always steer towards transcreation with a creative twist.


I’ve had an interest in photography since I was a teen, but until I began travel writing I had never taken it seriously. Now, as well as the creative side, I work hard to use my DSLR to the best of its abilities.

All the photos you see on this website were taken by me.


In 2020 I started a YouTube channel where I shared my own Japanese and European recipes weekly. I have seen how audiences react to different styles and content. Now I am turning to something deeper, so stay tuned.


Ever wanting to keep my creativity, art and design have been my go-to pastime since I was very young. My own style is somewhat scattered, but when given a task I can keep to the style well and work hard to showcase a theme.

All designs you see on this website are my own.

My Job History

Although I have been writing for various websites since I moved to Japan in 2018, it wasn’t until 2021 that I became a full-time freelance writer. Before then, I experienced Japanese and international working environments.

I have previously worked at:

  • Instagram Japan (Meta); Content Curator
  • Live Japan; Editor and Social Media Manager
  • JIS (Subsidiary of Don Quijote Japan, PPIH); Inbound Market Advisor

Each of these jobs gave me different insights into Japanese culture and the international communities within Japan.

Why Japan?

I first found an interest in Japan in high school, when my friends introduced me to Ghibli movies. Although I loved the movies themselves, it wasn’t anime that drew me in, but the language. I had never seen Japanese characters with context before. It was like a code I wanted to crack. I started doing Japanese calligraphy to bolster my resume and get into university to study Japanese, but I ended up continuing the art to this day. Now, I love exploring the country’s secrets and incredibly varied cuisine.