Will Hazell

Writer of All Sorts

Location icon United Kingdom

Paper was scribbled and keyboards were tapped.

Portfolio

Unexploded Ordnance Hazard Assessment

Zetica UXO
WWI and WWII Bombing Ranges

This is a section from a report that identified WWI and WWII bombing ranges in the immediate vicinity of the Site. Please note - parts of the report have been redacted to keep the client and site location anonymous.

Zetica UXO
Executive Summary for Military Airfield

This is the executive summary for a former military airfield with several sources of UXO hazard. Please note - parts of the report have been redacted to keep the client and site location anonymous.

Zetica UXO
WWII Bombing

This is a section from a report that identified WWII bombing as a possible source of UXO hazard. Please note - parts of the report have been censored to keep the client and site location anonymous.

My Projects

Journalism

New Statesman
01/18/2013
The dangers of an adolescent, abusive relationship with gaming

Confusion, embarrassment and an overwhelming sense of disappointment are all emotions people associate with their first time. This isn't the case however, when it comes to discussing the first time you fall in love with a video game, especially if that game happens to be Pokémon Red/Blue.

New Statesman
08/07/2013
Second homes: they do more damage than you realise

I like Oxfordshire - I like it very much. Other than my time at University, I've never lived anywhere else, but that's never really bothered me. Despite the constant presence of David Cameron's oddly soft looking face (he's my MP you see, and he never pisses off), the Cotswolds are a fairly lovely place to be.

New Statesman
12/07/2012
Go folk yourself

There are a collection of images that seem to be indelibly linked to the phrase "traditional British folk music"": drizzly village greens populated by small groups of old men morris dancing while their families cower under umbrellas and look a bit embarrassed, blokes with unfortunate facial hair irritating the patrons of pubs with badly-tuned guitars, strange willowy women with over-the-top "ethereal" voices.

Discover Your Ancestors
09/01/2018
Why Research Local History?

My "passionate and reasoned argument" for the meaning of local history

Impact Magazine
06/09/2014
The University of Nottingham in World War One - The Untold Story

Few events have shaped the history of this country as much as the First World War. As we reach the 100th anniversary of its outbreak, there has been heightened focus on the re-telling of the war. But the historical facts only offer part of the story; the individual stories of the people involved are what bring the war to life.