Writing

WRITING

Daisy Allsup is the editor of weekly newsletter A Little Bird, the Insider's Guide to London. 'Vogue meets Radio 4, online' – the Guardian. Daisy also writes features on a freelance basis for the Antibad Journal, an online fashion site dedicated to sustainability.  She has written for Conde Nast Traveller, Olive MagazineHouse & Garden and Stylist and was the former Travel Editor at angels & urchins magazine. She founded, edits and writes for The Iris Letter, a monthly arts newsletter where she shines the spotlight on a different inspiring woman each month in her Iris Interview.

 The Best Restaurants in Amsterdam,  Conde Nast Traveller  June 2018

The Best Restaurants in Amsterdam, Conde Nast Traveller June 2018

 15 Cool Things to do in Amsterdam,  Conde Nast Traveller  June 2018

15 Cool Things to do in Amsterdam, Conde Nast Traveller June 2018

 Interview with Penelope Chilvers,  A Little Bird  May 2018

Interview with Penelope Chilvers, A Little Bird May 2018

 Weekender Amsterdam,  Olive magazine , eco issue June 2018

Weekender Amsterdam, Olive magazine, eco issue June 2018

 Holiday Shop: Kaftans and Cover-Ups,  A Little Bird  June 2018

Holiday Shop: Kaftans and Cover-Ups, A Little Bird June 2018

 Interview with Butter Wakefield,  A Little Bird  May 2018

Interview with Butter Wakefield, A Little Bird May 2018

 Sustainable City Series: travel guide to Ibiza,  Antibad Journal  May 2018

Sustainable City Series: travel guide to Ibiza, Antibad Journal May 2018

 Interview with Erin Considine, jeweller for the  Antibad Journal  May 2018

Interview with Erin Considine, jeweller for the Antibad Journal May 2018

 Jackson and Levine Crockery for Habitat,  A Little Bird  May 2018

Jackson and Levine Crockery for Habitat, A Little Bird May 2018

 The Best Food Podcasts,  A Little Bird  April 2018

The Best Food Podcasts, A Little Bird April 2018

 Where the 'IN' Crowd goes on holiday,  angels & urchins  April 2018

Where the 'IN' Crowd goes on holiday, angels & urchins April 2018

 Interview with Stories Behind Things,  Antibad Journal  April 2018

Interview with Stories Behind Things, Antibad Journal April 2018

 3 Reasons to Visit Morocco Now,  A Little Bird  April 2018

3 Reasons to Visit Morocco Now, A Little Bird April 2018

 Plastic-Free Picnic Kit,  A Little Bird  April 2018

Plastic-Free Picnic Kit, A Little Bird April 2018

 The Best Residential Summer Retreats,  A Little Bird  April 2018

The Best Residential Summer Retreats, A Little Bird April 2018

 Interview with Mari Andrew,  The Iris Letter  April 2018

Interview with Mari Andrew, The Iris Letter April 2018

 London's Best Bakeries,  A Little Bird  March 2018

London's Best Bakeries, A Little Bird March 2018

 Interview with Tommy Clarke,  A Little Bird  March 2018

Interview with Tommy Clarke, A Little Bird March 2018

 How to Create an Easter Table,  A Little Bird  March 2018

How to Create an Easter Table, A Little Bird March 2018

 UK Breaks to Book Now,  A Little Bird  March 2018

UK Breaks to Book Now, A Little Bird March 2018

 London's Best Mother's Day Flowers,  A Little Bird  March 2018

London's Best Mother's Day Flowers, A Little Bird March 2018

 London's Best Food Delivery Services,  A Little Bird  March 2018

London's Best Food Delivery Services, A Little Bird March 2018

 Travel Guide to Cartagena,  A Little Bird  Feb 2018

Travel Guide to Cartagena, A Little Bird Feb 2018

 Interview with Edit 58,  A Little Bird  Feb 2018

Interview with Edit 58, A Little Bird Feb 2018

 New London restaurants to book now,  A Little Bird  Feb 2018

New London restaurants to book now, A Little Bird Feb 2018

 Sustainable Travel Series: Paris,  Antibad Journal  Feb 2018

Sustainable Travel Series: Paris, Antibad Journal Feb 2018

 Interview with Valentina Bezuhanova founder of By Far shoes,  Antibad Journal  Feb 2018

Interview with Valentina Bezuhanova founder of By Far shoes, Antibad Journal Feb 2018

 Interview with RIXO,  The Iris Letter  Jan 2018

Interview with RIXO, The Iris Letter Jan 2018

 Sustainable Travel Series: London,  Antibad Journal  Jan 2018

Sustainable Travel Series: London, Antibad Journal Jan 2018

 Interview with Scarlett Curtis,  The Iris Letter  Dec 2018

Interview with Scarlett Curtis, The Iris Letter Dec 2018

Well-observed and well-researched, Daisy really captures the essence of a place in her writing. She has a warm and direct voice that is all her own. Whether writing features or fact boxes, researching or copy editing, Daisy is a total delight to work with.
— Emily Turner, editor angels & urchins magazine
 Interview with Amy Ward, founder of Bug Clothing,  Antibad Journal  Jan 2018

Interview with Amy Ward, founder of Bug Clothing, Antibad Journal Jan 2018

 Interview with Carla Robertson, founder of Carla Colour,  Antibad Journal  Jan 2018

Interview with Carla Robertson, founder of Carla Colour, Antibad Journal Jan 2018

 Sustainable City Series: travel guide to Amsterdam,  Antibad Journal  Jan 2018

Sustainable City Series: travel guide to Amsterdam, Antibad Journal Jan 2018

 Guide to Amsterdam  A Little Bird , Dec 2017

Guide to Amsterdam A Little Bird, Dec 2017

 Inside the New Covent Garden Market opening  House & Garden , summer 2017

Inside the New Covent Garden Market opening House & Garden, summer 2017

 How to make your peonies pop,  Stylist  magazine, July 2017

How to make your peonies pop, Stylist magazine, July 2017

The Iris Letter is absolutely marvellous - beautifully curated and with intelligent, varied content.
— DOLLY ALDERTON, JOURNALIST, NOVEMBER 2016

Iris Letter Interviews (read more here):

 Matilda Goad, The Iris Letter, September 2017

Matilda Goad, The Iris Letter, September 2017

 Tania Compton, The Iris Letter, July 2017

Tania Compton, The Iris Letter, July 2017

 Alexandra Shulman, The Iris Letter,  January 2017

Alexandra Shulman, The Iris Letter,  January 2017

 Dolly Alderton, The Iris Letter, October 2016

Dolly Alderton, The Iris Letter, October 2016

Feeling quite teary Daisy. Beautiful piece. Thank you so much. Love being one of your sassy irises.
— TANIA COMPTON, GARDEN DESIGNER, JULY 2017

Flowers By Daisy newsletter, highlighted extracts:

 Goodbye to All That : thoughts on leaving London. September 2017. 

Goodbye to All That : thoughts on leaving London. September 2017. 

 An A to Z of floral remedies for coping with life. October 2016.

An A to Z of floral remedies for coping with life. October 2016.

 Ode to the wild flower meadow. July 2017. 

Ode to the wild flower meadow. July 2017. 

 La La Land and the power of frivolity. February 2017.

La La Land and the power of frivolity. February 2017.

Keep up the superb work, your monthly newsletter is a joy and inspiration! Thank you for compiling so much interesting, useful and creative info for us lucky lucky readers! Brava!
— Butter Wakefield, Garden Designer, July 2017

The Iris Letter, highlighted issues (read the full archive here):

 The Iris Letter September 2017: Interiors

The Iris Letter September 2017: Interiors

 The Iris Letter July 2017: Escape the City

The Iris Letter July 2017: Escape the City

 The Iris Letter May 2017: Wellness. 

The Iris Letter May 2017: Wellness. 

 The Iris Letter January 2017: Fashion 

The Iris Letter January 2017: Fashion 

angels & urchins travel writing:

 Villas within Hotels, angels & urchins magazine, spring 2017.

Villas within Hotels, angels & urchins magazine, spring 2017.

 Insiders' Guide to the Balearics. a&u magazine, Spring 2016

Insiders' Guide to the Balearics. a&u magazine, Spring 2016

 Babymoon Breaks. angels & urchins magazine, summer 2017

Babymoon Breaks. angels & urchins magazine, summer 2017

 Half Term Travel Guide. angels & urchins magazine, summer 2016

Half Term Travel Guide. angels & urchins magazine, summer 2016

 Fearne Cotton Interview. angels & urchins magazine, autumn 2017.

Fearne Cotton Interview. angels & urchins magazine, autumn 2017.

 Online travel guide to Stockholm. angelsandurchins.co.uk, spring 2016. 

Online travel guide to Stockholm. angelsandurchins.co.uk, spring 2016. 

 News from the Slopes. angels & urchins magazine, winter 2016

News from the Slopes. angels & urchins magazine, winter 2016

 Online review: Royal Palm, Marrakesh, angelsandurchins.co.uk, spring 2016.

Online review: Royal Palm, Marrakesh, angelsandurchins.co.uk, spring 2016.