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 is a small selection of images from the thousands in my image library and if you want to, you could scroll down the page to see a few appreciative comments people have made about my work. Get in touch to discuss commissions, reviews or just for a chat.
My 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]