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I am a journalist and photographer based in Berlin. I currently work mainly for the Times. My latest book The Whispering Walls about graffiti created by soldiers of the First World War in French caves, heavily illustrated with 140 photos, is due to be published in May 2023 by Amberley Publishing. 

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Rabbit breeder Karl Szmolinsky and his award-winning German Grey Giant Robert II. 

Mission
Get another scoop

In my journalistic career spanning over 30 years including a decade at Reuters, I can claim credit for only one scoop, an admittedly dodgy one about Kim Jong Il eating giant rabbits. I have a number of other irons in the fire.