Ethan J Shone

Freelance Journalist

Location icon United Kingdom

Journalist interested in culture, society, politics, lifestyle and entertainment.

Features, opinions, reviews and interviews: you want 'em, I got 'em.

Currently working freelance and part-time as associate editor at The Overtake

Available for commissions - [email protected]

5 tips for working from home

This post was written by an external contributor. Ethan Shone details the best practices for anyone considering working from home. With this new-fangled 'internet' thing, it's easier than ever to work remotely. Figures show that around 1.5 million people in the UK work from home full-time, and not just for freelancing.

The Best Business Podcasts to Help You Be Better with Money

If you're not regularly listening to podcasts already then I don't know what to tell you, other than you're missing out. Whether it's the morning commute, doing chores, or in the gym, there is so much time in our lives that can be improved infinitely with the addition of a good podcast.

The case for holidaying closer to home

This post was written by an external contributor. Ethan Shone describes why students and graduates should consider a holiday in the UK instead of going abroad. We all deserve a break from time to time. Holidays provide us with some much-needed respite from our day-to-day lives, and the work which comes with them.

Loot Goes To... Barcelona

Barcelona has been steadily climbing up the rankings of European cities since rejuvenation of the Catalonian capital began before the Olympic Games in 1992. Today, despite some recent political troubles, Barcelona is a thriving hub of nightlife, culture and great cuisine, and has to be up there with the likes of Berlin, London and Paris for a weekend city-break, particularly considering the comparatively low cost.

The Overtake [beta]
The day I spent with saboteurs trailing an illegal fox hunt was full of surprises

For six months of the year, parts of Britain's countryside become a battleground on which a war is perpetually waged by two sides with directly opposing views. Fox hunting is arguably the most controversial sport in Britain - in fact, some of the controversy arises from whether there's any "sport" in it at all.