I'm Gilly, award-winning journalist and author.
I specialise in travel and cruise but also produce features on wellness, lifestyle, food, pets, paranormal and history.
Published credits : Telegraph, Mail, CNN, BBC mags, Daily Express, Country & Town House, The Scotsman, My Weekly, Independent, Best, Woman's Own, Discover Britain, Reader's Digest, The People's Friend, Platinum, etc
Want to work with me? Get in touch to see how I can help you.
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I've had 12 books traditionally published (not travel related), they're on sale in good bookshops.
My world of travel section / photo gallery will whet your wanderlust appetite! See below for appreciative comments about my work . More testimonials here and here.
Click on Travel/Cruise - lifestyle - animals - blog or navigate via links above.
...and here is just a small selection of the lovely comments about features I have written and coverage generated following press trips
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- Gilly, You’re like the gift that keeps on giving! [LG, PC Agency]
- 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]
- Thank you so much. It's fantastic how much coverage you have achieved [PW, Resort Marketing International].
- 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]
- We spotted our cruise client's mention in yesterday's Telegraph. Thank you so much. You are a star!!!! [SD, Roast PR]
- 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 for this incredible story!!! Just wanted to extend my gratitude. [MP, Resort PR manager]
- I've got back to the office to be greeted by another of your excellent pieces, another real cracker. [DF, Rooster PR]
- You could single handedly PR Singapore at this rate! Thanks very much for this. [SH & SW, Hume Whitehead PR]
- Gilly, you continue to be my most dependable and bestest travel writer and I thank you for this! [SC, Bauer Media]
- That is a fantastic piece – looks amazing. Suffice to say – you can come again :) [CK, Tourism Ireland]
HERE are some more