As well as writing books I have written for a wide range of
newspapers and magazines. Click the links to the left to read
some of this work. More recent journalism can be found at http://journalisted.com/mark-mccrum
Travel Cliches (The Author, Spring 2013)
In Georgia With the Kids (Financial Times, 2012)
Ghostwriting (Varsity, 2010)
Lost Art of Handwriting (Fortnum and Mason magazine, Winter 2008)
Rats (Sunday Times, August 2007)
Mind the Gaffe (Telegraph 2007)
The importance of getting it right internationally
Jack and Zena Come Out (Sunday Times 2006)
Jack and Zena finally come out of hiding
Under Pressure (Conde Nast Traveller - 2003)
Learning to scuba dive in the Cayman Isles
It's A Jungle Out There (Independent - 2002)
Authors' obsessions with Amazon.com
Just Williams (Sunday Times - 2001)
Getting to know the real Robbie Williams.
Inside The Jester's Court (Esquire - 2001)
The touring machine around Robbie Williams.
Keeping A Sense of Humour (Traveller - 2000)
... while travelling.
Castaway - The Inside Story (Irish Times - 2000)
Author's perspective on Taransay experiment
Cook Islands (Daily Mail - 1999)
Not as friendly as they say they are.
Unmugged In Rio (travelintelligence.net - 1999)
Internet piece about being attacked on Copacabana Beach
Irish Country Houses (Conde Nast Traveller - 1999)
Five of the best ...
When Defiance Is A Death Sentence (Daily Express -
Against forced marriages.
A Craicing Good Time (Sunday Times - 1998)
Four Irish festivals
My London Village (Metro - 1998)
Lowdown on Primrose Hill
Capri (Daily Mail - 1998)
Preposterously picturesque ...
Puck Fair (Radio Four - 1997)
Account of famous Irish goat-crowning. SOUND ARCHIVE.
How To Speak ... Dance (Punch - 1997)
One of a regular series on private languages
South African Ghosts (Literary Review - 1993)
Review of Etienne Van Heerden's 'Ancestral Voices'
Pseud Awakening (Punch - 1991)
Early installation art sent up.
Mad Matt's (Screen International - 1989)
One of a regular column about cinema management
One Hundred Years Of Total Confusion (Unpublished -
Garcia Marquez spoof.