is a freelance editor and writer. He is a Contributing Editor to Conde Nast Traveller, and has been Associate Editor of GQ Style and Man About Town. He contributes to Mr and Mrs Smith and has written about all manner of things for the Telegraph, GQ, Literary Review and Time Out.
"I would give marching orders to mobile phones on trains. And the ludicrous, excessive announcements over the tannoy. In fact, conversation of any kind. And, while I’m at it, eating too loudly. Even breathing too loudly."
is Health & Beauty Editor at Porter Magazine and Net A Porter and has been a beauty and health writer for 13 years, contributing to various international titles including Bazaar and Vogue. A wellbeing and fitness obsessive, Danielle has also recently qualified as nutritionist.
"I would love to give marching orders to dietary fads and one in particular – charcoal. Charcoal has been touted as the 'new', supposedly good-for-you, health phenomenon and it’s one that is routinely advocated by celebrity goodness gurus, but there is a darker side. Activated charcoal at its simplest is a carcinogen. It binds to chemical substances and is the reason why some people advocate using it to absorb toxins, but this also affects nutrient absorption. Even more worryingly, charcoal can interact with other medications, preventing them from working properly – this applies to birth control too! If you want to detox, boring as it may sound, eat a rainbow diet, including dark, leafy bitter greens."