Portfolio


About the journalist


I work full-time as Web Editor for Good Things magazine, managing all the online content and also producing regular features for print.  I also write freelance articles in my spare time. For all enquiries please email sophie.ritchie92@gmail.com. 

Here’s a few examples of my published work…


Good Things magazine: Print features


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December 2017 issue – Meet the Producers feature

 

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December 2017 issue – Fuerteventura travel feature 

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December 2017 – Nevis, Caribbean travel feature 

 


December 2017 – Hotel of the Month feature 

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October/November 2017 issue – Dolomites/Val d’sere ski feature

 


April/May 2017 issue  – Mere review

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Feb/March 2017 – Tom Kerridge 
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Nov/Dec 2016 – Christmas cookery classes guide 

 


April 2016 – The Bounty Hunters foraging feature 

 


Good Things: Digital features


Restaurant reviews


 

From sushi spots to cocktail bars, here’s some of my favourite places to dig a fork into.
– SUSHISAMBA
– Novikov
– Redemption
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– Brunello, The Baglioni Hotel
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Aviary
– Ceru
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St James Hotel & Club’s Wellness Breakfast
– The MaE Deli
– Brunch Review: Margot
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Mayfair Kitchen
– Farmstand
– 
Rawligion

– Zima


Travel


 

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Having grown up in Scotland and Texas, travel’s firmly in my blood now. I’m lucky enough to travel the world pretty often, & here’s some of the work I’ve produced from my adventures. 

– REVIEW: South Point Suites, London Bridge 
– REVIEW: Sopwell House, St Albans
– GUIDE: West Sweden
– GUIDE: Gstaad, Switzerland
– REVIEW: Jumeirah Lowndes, London
– REVIEW: OD Talamanca, Ibiza
– REVIEW: The Townhouse, Stratford-upon-Avon
– REVIEW: The Orange, London
– GUIDE: South Tyrol, Italy
– GUIDE: Brighton, East Sussex
– REVIEW: The Balmoral, Edinburgh

– GUIDE: Palermo, Italy
– GUIDE: Where to find the UK’s best staycations
– GUIDE: Ikos Oceania, Greece
– REVIEW: Barceló Formentor, Mallorca
– REVIEW: Castello del Nero, Tuscany
– REVIEW: Ashdown Park, Sussex
– REVIEW: Ibiza Gran Hotel, Ibiza
– REVIEW: Healthouse Las Dunas, Spain
– REVIEW: Ashford Castle, Ireland


Interviews


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I regularly interview celebrity chefs, mixologists, artists, restaurants and hoteliers. Here’s a few examples of some of the amazing people I’ve been fortunate enough to chat with.

 Judy Joo
– Joakim Prat
Candice Brown
Saiphin Moore
Megan Hess
– Anjum Anand 
– Dominique Eloise
– Roz Bado
– Nobu
– Saiphin Moore
– Abdul Yaseen
– Leon Smith
Paul Greening
– Giorgio Locatelli
– Valentine Warner
– Minesh Agnihorti
– Jean-Philippe Blondet
– Ben Jupp
– Tom Kerridge
– Pierre Hermé
– Gennaro Contaldo
– Dani Garcia
– Wolfgang Puck
– Ping Coombes
– David Gillott
– James Cochran
– Ian Howard


Events, news, advertorial and general articles 



Thyme Retreat
St Moritz Gourmet Festival 

What’s On: New Year’s Eve
– Where To Eat For Christmas Day

9 of London’s Most Luxurious Pools
Five of the Finest Pre-Theatre Menus
Five of the Best Foodie Masterclasses

London’s Finest Al Fresco Dining Spots
The UK’s Finest Foraging Walks

Where To Eat For London Fashion Week
The World’s 50 Best Bars

Deliveroo Launches Michelin-Starred Special Deliveries
– Fans Flock To Falmouth Following Polder’s Return
Join The Gourmet Pizza Challenge
– Masterchef: the professionals’ finalists host charity dinner
-The Finest Autumnal Foodie Offerings


Additional freelance examples


The Resident
London’s Tastiest Truffle Dishes, September 2017

Brighton Girl Magazine
Brighton’s Best Coffee Shops, September 2017

Jeanne Pompadour, lingerie brand
– From Corsets to Cones – Lingerie Through The Years, 2015 

The Tab Exeter, online student magazine
Online articles whilst 2014 Fashion Editor:
– Meet the company: Zookie

– Top Summer Trends
– Top Ten Treats for Under a Tenner
Top Spring Trends
Pimp My Friend
Spend or Save
What’s In Your Wardrobe – The Tab’s Fashion Editor
Best of the Bunch: Campus Bags

Winter Wardrobe Mistakes
Fashion in The Forum: Week 3
Fashion in The Forum: Week 1 

The Tab’s Fashion Fails
Keeping it Short & Sweet: Bambi & Manson

Wet Weather Wear
Autumn Trends

Fall in Love with Writing: e-book chapter contributor:
Berlin: The Modern Beauty & The Beast: 2015

PR coverage examples – regional and national press:

Print:

House and Garden, 2015 

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The Argus, 2015 

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Cannock Chase, 2015 image12The Argus, 2015

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Newsshopper, 2015 image10

The Telegraph, 2015

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Sittingbourne News Extra, 2015 

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Witham Gazette, 2015

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Sittingbourne News Extra, 2015

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The West Sussex County Times, 2015 image6

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