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Michael Barker

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in Ashford, Kent, The United Kingdom



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Michael Barker is a 34-year-old writer and journalist from Uckfield in East Sussex, England.

He is currently editor of The Fresh Produce Journal, a weekly magazine for the fruit and vegetable industry, and has also worked on a range of well-known food titles in the UK.

Before working in food journalism he reported for various news outlets including The Bolivian Times, Agencia EFE and Ferrari Press.

His writing credits include co-authoring the musical Shakespeare, Not Stirred, as well as penning the 19-part radio series Dreaming of Salzburg, broadcast on LSR.FM in 1999, and the South American travel piece The World Is A Handkerchief.

As an actor he appeared in many productions, including leading roles in The Importance of Being Earnest and W

Anyone who’s aware of my almost supernatural gift for selecting appalling hotels to stay at may wish to put their head in their hands round about now.

So I turned up to this place tonight – stepping over a rather dangerous looking electric saw lying idle at the reception – before being given my room key. In I went, and to be fair, everything one requires for a few hours slumber was there: two b... Read more of this blog post »
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