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These are the incredibly knowledgeable folk who are all experts in their relative field. They spend their days immersed in their particular interest, and when they've got a little bit of spare time, write about it for the benefit of all of us. Great heh?!

If you fancy yourself as a writer, then drop us a line over here with an idea for your piece, but bear in mind we're all about Trends & Bestsellers, so it'll need to fit with that!

  • Melissa Allison-Forbes

    Melissa Allison-Forbes

    After completing an MA in journalism, Melissa founded the online magazine Krystal, where writes and edits content for black women in the UK. She is also a freelance journalist and when she’s not tapping away at her laptop she can be found reading books or watching Emmerdale on catch up.

  • Claire Bentley

    Claire Bentley

    Claire Bentley owns Bentley & Co Jewellery gallery based in the rural town of Llandelio in Wales. The boutique houses a vibrant meld of pieces from internationally acclaimed jewellers Babette Wasserman, Jenny Deans and Zehava Hashai-Spellman, to name but three plus their own jewellery collection, handmade on site, Bentley and Co is the ideal destination when looking for jewellery that’s a litte bit difference.  They run #AskBentley on Twitter for free jewellery advice.

  • Jenny Conlon

    Jenny Conlon

    Jenny Conlon hails from Ireland and is a writer, broadcaster, blogger, freelance journalist, explorer and fashion and entertainment critic. She loves Barry’s tea, cake, homemade brown scones, writing letters, listening to the radio and Amy Winehouse. She has just run the 2013 London marathon and aims to live the disco dream every single day in Landan town!

  • Jemma Crutchlow-Porter

    Jemma Crutchlow-Porter

    As well as a content writer, Jemma has written about all sorts of weird and wonderful things. She’s a self-confessed geek and loves nothing more than finding new ways to save cash on her tech. When not searching for bargains online, you’ll find her tapping away on her phone or with her head in a good book.

  • Late Deals

    Latedeals.co.uk aim to bring you the best holidays and flights around the world departing from the UK within the next 8 weeks. You can search our late availability database, or look for special offers updated throughout the day by our dedicated web team.

  • Fiona Faulkner

    Fiona Faulkner

    Fiona Faulkner is author of the acclaimed book ‘25 Foods Kids Hate and How to Get Them Eating 24’ and has been dubbed by ITV as ‘the Harry Potter of Vegetables’. She has created a “global foodie adventure” for Scott Dunn’s hungry little Explorers with a menu that features delicious recipes including Mediterranean Muffins, Slumdog Soup, The French Platter Picnic, The Cowboy Chow-down and Caribbean Stir Fry.

  • Kevin Foster-Wiltshire

    Kevin Foster-Wiltshire

    Specialising in advanced resistance training and metabolic programming, Kevin Foster-Wiltshire is a national lecturer and assessor for fitness industry educators Drummond Education. His exercise knowledge has seen him write as an expert contributor for Men’s Fitness Magazine and several other magazines and websites. He’s trained several cast members from Coronation Street, Emmerdale and Hollyoaks – and can be found at GymCube.

  • Elaine Halligan

    Elaine Halligan

    Elaine Halligan is the London Director of The Parent Practice who run parenting courses and workshops throughout London. Their courses cover topics such as positive discipline, fostering independence, setting rules and reflective listening. They have been featured in national press including The Daily Telegraph.

  • Mark Harper

    Mark Harper

    Mark Harper is a freelance writer/copywriter from Oxford, who has a degree in Film and an MA in Journalism. He is a cinephile, music junkie and a bookworm. He’ll tell the truth and he will make sure you know what’s best to watch, read and listen to. He also loves all things electronic and loves to travel, especially South East Asia.

  • Peter Horner

    Peter Horner

    Peter Horner is a talented and versatile writer. Since graduating from the University of Kent in 2012, he has held several copywriting positions covering subjects ranging from cool things to do in Dubai to Energy Performance Certificates and a great deal in between. His favourite author is Edgar Allan Poe.

  • Suzanne Kaye-Vaughan

    Suzanne Kaye-Vaughan

    Suzanne Kaye Vaughan is Director of Make a Wish Entertainment has spent many years perfecting celebrations for families all over the UK. Apart from parties & celebrations the Yorkshire based organisation also host educational workshops for schools, nurseries and groups.

  • Helen Lewis

    Helen Lewis

    Helen Lewis runs Literally PR, a Kent based publicity company helping self-publishers get their books noticed.  Helen has extensive experience as a freelance PR and NCTJ-accredited journalist through the food, drink and books industry.  Helen loves social media and networking.

  • John Limpus

    John Limpus

    John Limpus is the Founder and Head Trainer at West London Personal Training Company, Urban Vitality, who specialize in helping busy people, who don’t like the gym get great results in 28 days.

  • Will Miles

    Will Miles

    Will Miles read English at Bristol University prior to his Creative Writing MA at the University of East Anglia. He lives in London, copy writing and working with social media.

  • Joshua Modaberi

    Joshua Modaberi

    Joshuna Modaberi is a happy go lucky sort of chap, that likes to work hard and play even harder. He’s particularly passionate about sports with football being the No.1 contender. He also enjoys stand-up comedy and heading to gigs. He’s on Twitter @j_modaberi

  • Kyle Northern

    Kyle Northern

    I’m a young, aspiring writer looking to make my way in the writing world. I enjoy writing about everything! I’m a fun person, and my style of writing can be adjusted and tailored to a variety of topics. Although I’m still young, I am passionate to develop a writing style that sets me apart, whilst being able to inform, educate and help where possible.

  • Jack Oughton

    Jack Oughton

    Jack Oughton, AKA Koukouvaya is a freelance writer/copywriter, composer/sound designer and digital artist/photographer from South London who has serious problems writing biographical information about himself in the third person. He has written for the likes of The Guardian, The Independent and FHM, and currently spends all day sculpting alien sounds using wavetable synthesis. He can be found on @koukouvaya

  • Ben Reynolds

    Ben Reynolds

    Ben Reynolds is one of the founders of TheRankTank.com, having set it up with Mark after having spent many years work at British Airways and the BBC. Ben is one of the Editors of TheRankTank.com and has a beady eye on anything trend related, especially if it’s making its way over from Japan.

  • Sam Richardson

    Sam Richardson

    Sam Richardson, LTA Coach and Tennis Products Manager shares his tips on starting this fun sporting activity – no matter what your age.

  • Wendy Shand

    Wendy Shand

    Wendy Shand is a family travel expert and has travelled widely with her 3 children, Barnaby (10), Maisy (9) and Monty (3). She is also the founder of leading family friendly villa company, www.totstotravel.co.uk

  • Janine Wood

    Janine Wood

    Janine Wood is the founder of Special Little People, a range of unique blends of highly concentrated aromatic plant essences – essential oils – formulated specifically for young (and perhaps not-so-young) ones, to enhance their moods and emotions. She’s an experienced aromotherapist and a mother-of-three.

  • Maggy Woodley

    Maggy Woodley

    Children’s arts & crafts specialist Red Ted Art bring you some crafty ideas to share with your children. Run by mum of two Maggy Woodley, Red Ted Art love making sure that crafts are fun, easy and inexpensive. She also likes to cook with the kids and experiment a little with Science! She writes at Red Ted Art, Life at The Zoo and Theatre Books and Movies.