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I'm a cultural historian with diverse research interests within the fields of dress and social history. I have a particular specialism in the history of school uniform and my book on the subject, A Cultural History of School Uniform is available here (you can find it reviewed here). My recent work has focused on two disparate subjects, the history of fancy dress and the history of sex and intimacy in Old Town Edinburgh.

Coming from a background in academia, I have worked in the museum sector for the last five years  and have experience in education, interpretation and events. I also run a theatre company, Not Cricket Productions, and I'm particularly interested in the way immersive or interactive experiences can be utilised at heritage sites.

You can get in touch with me on or follow me on Twitter here.