Writing portfolioArticles, features and news writing for web and printNeed a writer or ghostwriter for your website, magazine or e-news? Check out my writing portfolio and get in touch.Environment and nature writing portfolioSolved: the migration mystery of a tiny birdScientists have tracked the long-distance round trip of Shetland’s red-necked phalarope.Hope for at-risk albatrossHow simple measures could save the 300,000 seabirds killed annually by long-line trawlers.Wildlife from the saddle around majestic Lake VictoriaHow to combine birding and biking on the shores of Africa’s largest lake.Where do birds go in storms?Do they hunker down, fly elsewhere or get stranded? How do they survive?Beatrix Potter – expert mycologist, tooThe fabled author’s study of fungi was ahead of its time.Dialling in to the sunHow Harriet James uses ancient techniques to make modern sundials.Reviving spiritsSites across the globe are being restored to help nature return.Hedgerow heavenGlorious hedgerows crafted in Norfolk using traditional skills.Reclaiming South GeorgiaRat eradication could save 100 million breeding seabirds.Lead shot poisons wildlife, water and soil‘Devastating or lethal’ effects on animals but still no UK ban on lead used to shoot.Huff and puff but straw houses still standA pioneering council is building homes made of straw to cut emissions and reduce heat loss.Green Deal disaster for swifts?Plugging holes to retain heat could block vital nest sites used by a fast-declining bird.Sport and adventure writing portfolioNew 25-stage event is spectacularPair defy yo-yoing temperatures to win first Loch Ness swimrun race.Stinting on nothingProfessional stuntperformer Belinda McGinley on Kylie, Keira and 007.Addict to athletePaul Parrish has transformed himself into a multi-sport hero.Dolphins dare to doSwim club Dumfries Dolphins battles back after pools closed and coaches move on.Calling out inequalitySwim club Out to Swim is spearheading London’s bid for the Gay Games.North Pole bucket listBleak and surreal: Chris Petrie’s eight-hour marathon on ice.You never see a fat triathlete‘Just do it, absolutely do it, 100%’, says sportsman and weight-loss champ Dave Wright.Swim race with a differenceRacing belly-flops no longer needed at an exciting three-lake race in Essex.Come-back championTrace Allen believes that his passionfor running helped him overcome cancer.‘I use cold water as medicine’Duncan Booth found by chance that swimming in local lakes eases the effects of his MS.360 marathons and more to comeOur passion for running has ‘drawn us together’, say couple.Project EdenThree brothers return home to swim the 90-mile river Eden. Contact cathServicesiCopywritingBlogs, case studies, e-news, features. Press releases that seek out headlines.Environment writingWords that inspire. Showcasing your cause or green credentials.Web pagesGet seen online. SEO-smart web content that reads well and helps draw traffic.Sports & adventure writingYou’ve won the cup, achieved your goal! How to tell of the trials and triumphs?Copyediting & rewritingRe-shaping your draft, re-phrasing, re-jigging. Editing to fit a space.UProfessional proofreadingQuality control for web and print. Making your words the best they can be.