...is a former China travel writer and current student of the Chinese media. He has travelled extensively throughout Asia, spending five years living in mainland China. Formerly, he worked in Shanghai as deputy editor of the leisure-travel magazine, Asia and Away, but spent most of his time in Zhaoqing, an out-the-way city in the southern province of Guangdong. As a freelancer, his stories and photographs have been published in scores of newspapers and magazines, including The Times (London), the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), The Australian (Sydney) and the China Review (London). He is also the author of the AA's Spiral China guidebook, and Frommer's Shanghai Day by Day. He now lives in Hampshire, England, and is working on a PhD which probes the relationship between the microblogosphere and China's mainstream press.