Timeless Travels Magazine - - CONTRIBUTO­RS -

Paul Be­ston

Paul stud­ied an­cient his­tory at King’s Col­lege, Lon­don. Along­side lec­tur­ing posts at King’s and Royal Hol­loway, Uni­ver­sity of Lon­don, he acted as an his­tor­i­cal ad­viser for HBO’s Fire from Heaven. He spent over a decade teach­ing Clas­sics in Hert­ford­shire be­fore be­ing lured away from academia to join Peter Som­mer Trav­els as a full­time mem­ber of staff and tour guide. He has a lively in­ter­est in all pe­ri­ods and re­gions, but a par­tic­u­lar pas­sion for Late An­tiq­uity, Ro­man Bri­tain and the Near East.

Damian Evans

Damian is a Cana­dian-Aus­tralian ar­chae­ol­o­gist with the École Française d’Ex­trême-Ori­ent, the French re­search in­sti­tute that has led work on the Angkor mon­u­ments for more than a cen­tury. His work in­volves us­ing ad­vanced geospa­tial tech­nolo­gies to ex­plore traces of hu­man ac­tiv­ity in trop­i­cal land­scapes from the deep past to the present day. In the course of a twenty-year ca­reer he has writ­ten widely about South­east Asian ar­chae­ol­ogy, and his work at Angkor has been pro­filed ex­ten­sively in print and broad­cast me­dia.

Neil Hen­nessy-Vass

Af­ter a ca­reer in broad­cast­ing Neil took the itin­er­ant route of travel, food and arts writer. Also a pho­tog­ra­pher he’s never with­out a cam­era to cap­ture the world’s won­ders. Neil has worked with Our Man on the Ground, Fam­i­lies, Dar­ling, Black & White

and Mojo mag­a­zines and BBC, ITV, Chan­nel 4 and the World Ser­vice. He also en­joys pol­ish­ing off a few glasses for wine pub­li­ca­tion The Buyer. When not on a plane, Neil can be found on the edges of Kent, pe­rus­ing an at­las and plan­ning the next trip.

Lynn Houghton

Lynn has trav­elled ex­ten­sively over the last 15 years, vis­it­ing coun­tries in Asia, Africa and the Amer­i­cas, writ­ing about - and pho­tograph­ing - a range of travel and cul­tural top­ics. An early trip to Malawi and Zam­bia fo­cused on learn­ing to sketch an­i­mals in the wild, but the high­light was the in­cred­i­ble in­ter­ac­tions with the peo­ple in those coun­tries. Lynn is pub­lished in mag­a­zines, on-line and in news­pa­pers in the UK and is a mem­ber of the Bri­tish Guild of Travel Writ­ers.

Sarah Crake

Sarah stud­ied his­tory of art and pub­lish­ing at uni­ver­sity. Af­ter five years as a press of­fi­cer, she trav­elled ex­ten­sively around In­dia and Asia, be­fore edit­ing books at a lo­cal pub­lish­ing house in Galle, Sri Lanka. A stint work­ing in Ori­en­tal Stud­ies at the Uni­ver­sity of Ox­ford fur­ther fu­elled her pas­sion and in­ter­est in Asia and the Is­lamic World. Berk­shire-based, Sarah is a keen pho­tog­ra­pher and es­pe­cially en­joys writ­ing about, and pho­tograph­ing, his­tor­i­cal ar­chi­tec­ture.

Linda Fal­cone

Linda is Di­rec­tor of Ad­vanc­ing Women Artists in Italy and au­thor of two non­fic­tion books, Ital­ians Dance and I’m a Wall­flower and If They Are Roses: The Ital­ian Way with Words, as well as the novel Mov­ing Days. Her lat­est pub­li­ca­tion writ­ten jointly with Jane For­tune, When the World An­swered: Florence, Women Artists and the 1966 Flood was pub­lished in Oc­to­ber 2014.

Matt Hoor­spool

Matt is a free­lance pho­tog­ra­pher born in South Korea and raised in ru­ral NSW. He now lives and works in North­ern Syd­ney work­ing on a va­ri­ety of na­tional and in­ter­na­tional projects. With a pas­sion and fo­cus on ad­ven­ture travel con­tent, his work ex­plores the nat­u­ral world rang­ing from ocean depths, soar­ing re­mote moun­tain ranges and aerial bird’s-eye views. His pho­tos have fea­tured in var­i­ous print and on­line pub­li­ca­tions and have won mul­ti­ple on­line awards.

Theresa Thomp­son

Theresa is a free­lance jour­nal­ist based in Ox­ford. Af­ter work­ing in health ed­u­ca­tion in the UK and in Namibia with VSO, fol­lowed by a year at the Chee­tah Con­ser­va­tion Fund near Otji­warongo, Namibia, and pre­vi­ously as press of­fi­cer for the en­vi­ron­men­tal char­ity Earth­watch, she now writes for news­pa­pers and mag­a­zines on vis­ual art, ar­chae­ol­ogy, wildlife con­ser­va­tion, and travel - sub­jects that are all close to her heart.

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