I'm an award-winning journalist with 15 years of experience writing for print and online. My areas of expertise include design, travel, food and people. Find a small sample of my work below, or check out the full portfolio for a deep-dive. 

  PROFILE:    Treasure Hunter    Top chefs are turning to the forest, not the farmer, for specialty ingredients that range from chanterelles to wild lemongrass—and Tyler Gray of Mikuni Wild Harvest is happy to give it to them.

PROFILE: Treasure Hunter

Top chefs are turning to the forest, not the farmer, for specialty ingredients that range from chanterelles to wild lemongrass—and Tyler Gray of Mikuni Wild Harvest is happy to give it to them.

  HUMOUR:    City Informer Column    My National Magazine Award-nominated column answers Vancouverites' burning questions about our fair city... like "How did Wreck Beach get naked?"

HUMOUR: City Informer Column

My National Magazine Award-nominated column answers Vancouverites' burning questions about our fair city... like "How did Wreck Beach get naked?"

  SERVICE:    Best Bars for Every Night of the Week    Sunday morning brews, Monday karaoke, Friday ping pong rallies and everything in between.

SERVICE: Best Bars for Every Night of the Week

Sunday morning brews, Monday karaoke, Friday ping pong rallies and everything in between.

  TRAVEL:    Big in Japan    Tokyo may get all the glory, but hop on a train and you'll discover Japan has plenty to discover outside of the big city.

TRAVEL: Big in Japan

Tokyo may get all the glory, but hop on a train and you'll discover Japan has plenty to discover outside of the big city.

  REPORTING:    No Laughing Matter    Can a community that’s always joking take sexism and sexual harassment seriously?

REPORTING: No Laughing Matter

Can a community that’s always joking take sexism and sexual harassment seriously?

  FOOD:    Best Maui Restaurants    Though “Hawaiian cuisine” may conjure images of coconut shrimp and mai tais, a new generation of Maui chefs have done well to challenge the culinary cliché

FOOD: Best Maui Restaurants

Though “Hawaiian cuisine” may conjure images of coconut shrimp and mai tais, a new generation of Maui chefs have done well to challenge the culinary cliché

  DESIGN:    Gallery-Cool Condo    Two designers create a space that’s part dream home, part gallery of treasures.

DESIGN: Gallery-Cool Condo

Two designers create a space that’s part dream home, part gallery of treasures.

  GHOST WRITING:  Let's Talk!  The first rule of ghost writing: never show anyone what you've ghost written. But I do it often, and well. Get in touch for references!

GHOST WRITING: Let's Talk!

The first rule of ghost writing: never show anyone what you've ghost written. But I do it often, and well. Get in touch for references!