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"We can all fly as high as the dreams we dare to live. Unless we are a chicken" said Edward Monkton. Rather profound for something I read in Clinton Cards but I, sir, am no chicken.

A journalist, writer, creative director and cultural force of nature I have a passion for the written word and an eye for aesthetics.

In my time at London College of Fashion I have built a reputation for reliability, skill and the ability to command a situation and get the job done to a high standard. I have acted as editor for the entire year group's industry magazine as well as representing the course (Fashion Journalism) on numerous occasions and completed my studies achieving a First-Class honours degree. I'm also known for my sky high quiff which was there before, during and after Jedward so, as you see, I'm all about longevity.

Professionally I have written my own blog for several years which has gone from strength to strength and I'm invited on press events for the likes of John Smedley, Gieves and Hawkes and even the Imperial War Museum (I'm something of a closet geek) amongst many others.

I have been asked to write for numerous print and online publications including Notion Magazine (where I also worked as a fashion assistant), Ribbed, Toni & Guy (where again I also styled for spreads) and many others.

I would now consider myself equipped with the skills to one day be an accomplished writer and journalist and they are skills that, coupled with ambition, determination and integrity, will hopefully enable me to fulfill my own aims and aspirations. Add to all of this random beginnings in television (Kirsty Wark is my homegirl) and you might say I'm a bubbling, nutritious melting pot of versatility. Of course you might not say that but some people didn't say the Earth was round and look at what people think of them now.

Contact me at:
mckinley.harry@googlemail.com

It will make a nice change from the Bank of Nigeria offering me money. Thanks for checking me out.