During Peter’s career as a freelance journalist, he has braved rubber swords at live-action role-play festivals, dressed as Zaphod Beeblebrox from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and has been interrogated by Imperial Storm Troopers.

Interviewing the author Bryony Pearce at the Sci-Fi Weekender

Interviewing the author Bryony Pearce at the Sci-Fi Weekender in 2015

Peter’s clients include the BBC, The Guardian, Computer WeeklyArs Technica, UCASPrima Baby & Pregnancy, Games™Bluffer’s and Kotaku UK.

Peter is an editor for Geek Pride and has also written a daily blog for Dominion Online following the latest news in genre-fiction.

Peter’s specialist subjects include technology, science, science-fiction, fantasy, films, books, television, parenting, gaming and the alternative-culture.

An experienced interviewer, Peter has discussed contemporary society with fantasy-author Mark Chadbourn, the after-effects of 9/11 with the New York based Fun Lovin’ Criminals, and the merits of a traditional cup of tea with Chris Barrie and Danny John-Jules from Red Dwarf.

Peter’s article on Pluto’s New Horizons for Things We Don’t Know has been adapted into a science video by media students at Sheffield Hallam University.

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