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About Me

Hi, I’m Katie. When I am not out trail running, cycle touring, or taking pictures you will find me at my desk working on my next writing project.

Like travel and outdoor adventure, words inspire me. They are the stepping-stones to powerful stories. Carefully laid words impel us to lean into life, to immerse ourselves in new ideas and experiences.

The right words drive us to act.

Since leaving New Zealand with a BA in Literature and PGDip in Arts Subjects, I have worked my way from Asia to South America collecting my own stories and helping others create and tell theirs.

Today you’ll find me in Duisburg, Germany, utilizing my communication skills and writing experience to create captivating stories.



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Why America, why me?

In his book The Art of Travel, Alain De Botton suggests two motivators for travel: curiosity and the exotic. Anyone who has ever wondered what life is like where the grass is a different shade of green will likely admit to being seduced by curiosity. I suppose many...

On the Outside Looking In

“Are you going to buy a house when you finish?” “Where do you keep your tent?” “So you just keep going?” “Why?” These are all pretty solid questions to ask just about any cycle tourist—I’m sure my parents would love answers to more than one. The only surprising thing...

Can Over Cow: An Old Joke That’s No Laughing Matter

Although the landscape east of the Mississippi hasn't exactly wooed me thus far (more on that in a later post), I have really enjoyed watching how the barns change from one state to another. This one caught my attention because it was white, where most of the barns in...


Thanks for taking the time to contact me. What story do you want to tell? Please send me an email with details about your project so I can figure out how best to help you. If we decide we’re a good fit, we’ll schedule a phone call to discuss the project and get to know each other.