Chris Glithero

Freelance writer

Location icon United Kingdom

I'm a freelance writer living in Central London. I have a background in digital copywriting and marketing but also write for magazines and a variety of online audiences.

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Canyoning in Interlaken

As I embarked on my first experience of canyoning, one of the cheaper options available from the activities desk at my hostel in Interlaken, I was still unsure as to the specifics of the sport. But it had seemed I would be a fool not to try something new when the opportunity was right here, amongst the breathtaking scenery of Switzerland's Jungfrau region.

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(mis)Representations of Mental Illness in Film

Mental illness as depicted in the cinema is rarely reflective of reality. Who wants to pay a fiver to watch the drudging melancholy of depression, the incoherent confusion of schizophrenia, or the sad isolation of an anxiety disorder? No, we want the Michael Myers’, the Travis Bickle’s, the Forest Gump’s and the Randal McMurphy’s. Why? Because a true depiction of these conditions wouldn’t be entertaining.

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Marrakech: Heart of Morocco

Whether you're looking for a weekend break or an initial base for backpacking around Morocco, Marrakech promises a fascinating and unique experience. From the chaotic streets awash with bikes, mo-peds and horse-drawn taxi's to the extraordinary sights and sounds of Plas Djemma el-Fna, Marrakech's buzzing atmosphere is one that's impossible to forget.