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Travel Cliches
In Georgia With the Kids
Ghostwriting
Lost Art of Handwriting
Rats
Mind the Gaffe
Jack and Zena Come Out
Under Pressure
It's A Jungle Out There
Just Williams
Inside The Jester's Court
Keeping A Sense of Humour
Castaway - The Inside Story
Cook Islands
Unmugged In Rio
Irish Country Houses
When Defiance Is
  A Death Sentence

A Craicing Good Time
My London Village
Capri
How To Speak ... Dance
South African Ghosts
Pseud Awakening
Mad Matt's
One Hundred Years
  Of Total Confusion


Journalism


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 - 1999)
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 - 1986)
Garcia Marquez spoof.

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