I'm Gilly, award-winning journalist and author
specialising in travel and cruise but also producing features on wellness, lifestyle, wildlife, pets, health, culture , arts and history.
My byline appears in national and regional newspapers, magazines and quality websites. I have written 11 books click here, available from bookshops and publishers. Now working on number 12.
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Below are a few of my images from the thousands in my image library and please scroll down the page to see some of the many appreciative comments people have made about my work. Get in touch to discuss commissions, reviews or even just for a chat.
My other website Gilly Pickup includes some published features, testimonials and things relevant to me and my work.
...and here is just a small selection of the lovely comments about features I have written and coverage generated following press trips.
- Many thanks for another great article. It is really impressive the amount of articles you have produced from just one press trip. [FD, Press Attache, Tunisian NTO]
- Gilly you just keep bringing them out, and can I just say fab article! Again many thanks for all your support; you don’t know how much we appreciate it. [AMH, PR Manager, Kuoni]
- That is a fantastic piece – looks amazing. Suffice to say – you can come again :) [CK, Tourism Ireland]
- Thank you so much for this incredible story!!! Just wanted to extend my greetings and gratitude. [MP, Resort PR manager]
- Couldn't wait to see the feature so dashed out and bought a copy. It's terrific! Thanks so much for including us and getting the photos and the case study in. This should get the phones ringing - we really appreciate the coverage. [JN, Earthwatch.org]
- Thank you so much. It's fantastic how much coverage you have achieved [PW, Resort Marketing International].
- I've got back to the office to be greeted by another of your excellent pieces, another real cracker. [DF, Rooster PR]
- We spotted our cruise client's mention in yesterday's Telegraph. Thank you so much. You are a star!!!! [SD, Roast PR]
- Gilly, you continue to be my most dependable and bestest travel writer and I thank you for this! [SC, Bauer Media]