A few kind words from my editors:
“Thanks for such a great piece – it’s something genuinely original, and a great read.”
Travel Editor, The Telegraph
“I do love reading your stories – they’ve always got such a wonderful charm to them, and this piece is no different. I really enjoyed reading it, and you brought the village to life so well. Many many thanks!” – Editor, BBC Travel
“I have just read your Serengeti story and I am really excited about this article. What a beautiful trip, and what a great piece! Thanks for all the good work. Always a pleasure to work with you.” – Editor, KLM inflight magazine
“An explosive opening followed by dripping-hot, immersive prose. I can really feel the power of your craft as I read this. I want this magazine to be a good read and this sort of work helps to ensure that it is.” Editor, Kenya Airlines inflight magazine
“I was very excited to read your story yesterday. Your writing is so beautiful and evocative and I also liked the nuggets of history that you weaved into the report.” – Editor, Philippine Airlines inflight magazine
“A great read! Full of insight and colour.” – Editor, BBC Wildlife Magazine.
“Really you are so amazing how you can write and photograph with equal panache.” Editor, Etihad inflight magazine
“Love it. Storytelling as it should be. You've managed to deliver a really riveting read here. There are several brilliant lines, and your use of the first-person narrative is, well, first-class.” – Editor, Kenya Airways inflight magazine
“I've come to consider you as a soldier of fortune or Legionnaire of the travel writing/photography business (please take it as a compliment!)” – Editor, Korean Airlines inflight magazine
I just have read your article and I want to thank you for all the good work! You have written a both entertaining and informative travel piece and I am sure this will inspire our readers. It was a pleasure working with you again! – Editor, KLM inflight magazine
“This feature is usually done using stock photography, but your photos are always pretty superb…so if you could send pics across when you get a chance.” – Editor, Wanderlust
“It has been such a pleasure working with you Mark. Your stories are the best.” – Editor, Ng’aali (Uganda Airlines inflight magazine)
“Mark’s a good writer, who closely follows his brief and delivers on time. He has often been in places with patchy or non-existent internet, but has always found ways to remain in touch and keep us informed on progress. I have no reservations about recommending him.” – Sheena Harvey (editor of BBC Wildlife and Wild Travel Magazine)
‘A borderline insane modern-day explorer’ – Maxim magazine.