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I'd rather run a mile...

London Planner magazine

The brief

To come up with a fresh take on London's tourist attractions for the April issue. I used the route of the annual London Flora Marathon taking place that month as a hinge for the feature.

On 22 April, the streets of Central London will resound to the thud of 32,000 eager pairs of trainers hitting tarmac. Katalin Hanniker thinks the Flora London Marathon should be an inspiration to us all – but it's not exactly running she has in mind...


Wonders of the west

Heritage Magazine

The brief

2,000 words on Wiltshire's attractions, to appeal to nostalgic Anglophiles.


A Clown’s Jewels

Slough Express

The brief

To profile a celebrity living locally for the paper's leisure section.

After some unfortunate jests made about his company’s products in 1991, Gerald Ratner saw his business crumple dramatically. He talks to Katalin Hanniker about rebuilding his career and the therapeutic benefits of cycling 25 miles daily.


Taipei Without Maps

Women Travel, Rough Guides

The brief

To contribute a chapter on Taiwan.

Kate Hanniker travelled to Taiwan to stay with a friend who was working there on a temporary contract. She spent a month exploring the capital, Taipei, and made a few trips to the south of the island.


Stamina Test Worth The Wait

Arts Review, Slough & Windsor Observer

The brief

Preview a local event for arts pages.


International Agency on Tobacco and Health

IATH Bulletin

The brief

Contributing news stories to monthly bulletin designed to assist tobacco control advocates in developing countries.

Monthly Bulletin


You've arrived!

London Planner magazine

The brief

To promote the use of public transport around London (to assist the advertising sales department).


Getting to know London

London Planner magazine

The brief

To introduce the capital as a 'must visit' destination (to assist VisitBritain advertising campaign).


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