A community with nowhere to go
A community with nowhere to go
Publisher: The Guardian

Roxy wrote this comment piece on the Dale Farm eviction for the Guardian online CIF pages. It received an incredible response and was chosen as pick of the day by the editor. The article was then printed in the newspaper the following day.

The full article with pictures and byline can be read at: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/oct/19/dale-farm-community-nowhere-to-go?INTCMP=SRCH
New Careers at Kilkenny School of Yoga
Publisher: Kilkenny Advertiser
Editorial written for Kilkenny School of Yoga and printed in the Advertiser career pages.
My Big Fat Gypsy Childhoood
My Big Fat Gypsy Childhoood
Publisher: Irish Independent
Roxy wrote this feature about her childhood as a promotional piece for the launch of her memoir. It was published in Irish Inde Magazine.
Memoirs of a Gypsy
Publisher: The Sun
This promotional feature on Roxy's childhood was commissioned by The Sun. Its publication collided with the Tottenham riots so it never went to print.
Keep Mum and Baby Healthy with Yoga
Publisher:
An active body and a calm mind are essential for mother and baby, pregnancy yoga offers both of these says Roxy Freeman
Dale Farm eviction threatens the Gypsy way of life
Publisher:
Basildon council's decision to force Traveller families from their homes is a blow to any progress made by the last government says Roxy Freeman
This portrayal of traveller life shows great ignorance
Publisher: The Independant
Roxy Freeman says Channel 4's smash hit Big Fat Gypsy Weddings, which ends tonight, does not reflect the society she knows so well
New Year, New You
Publisher: Kilkenny Advertiser
400 word lifestyle editorial written for the Kilkenny Advertiser. Roxy regularly writes promotional pieces on health and fitness for this Irish weekly.
Roma Culture - Guardian
Publisher: The Guardian
Roxy was commissioned to write a comment piece on the positive aspects of the gypsy culture and lifestyle. This piece was published online on the Comment Is Free pages on 22nd of April 2010
Success in the city
Success in the city
Publisher: Kilkenny People
This one of a series of promotional pieces that Roxy wrote for The Kilkenny People and The Kilkenny Advertiser during 2009/2010. Roxy wrote approx ten pieces each focusing on different success stories amongst Kilkenny businesses.
Restaurant review Oki Nami
Publisher:
Just one of the many restaurant reviews written during my time as Brighton editor for Myvillage.com.
My unsettled gypsy life
My unsettled gypsy life
My unsettled gypsy life
Publisher: You Magazine
The Sunday Mail's You Magazine bought the copywrite to print a version of Roxy's article, originally written for G2. They printed a slightly abbreviated version , with a number of different images in Dec 2009.
My Gypsy childhood
My Gypsy childhood
Publisher: The Guardian
This article was commissioned by the G2 section of The Guardian shortly after Roxy completed an internship with them. The article was printed for the first time on September the 9th 2009. Shortly after its release printing rights were sold to numerous other publications including: YOU Magazine and The Gulf Times. It was also the inspiration for numerous blogs and comment articles across the media spectrum.
How to identify varieties of Dogwood
Publisher:
During her NCTJ training Roxy was a regular freelance writer for www.ehow.com. She wrote numerous articles according to the titles available, articles are either "how to" "guide" or "list" format. They are all no more than 400 words, written in clear, American English.
How to look after a Joey
Publisher:
An instructional piece on the basic care of a baby kangaroo. Written for Ehow.com.
Spring Fitness Special
Publisher: Kilkenny Advertiser
This is one of a series of articles written for The Kilkenny Advertiser. The fitness and well-being pieces, highlighted the benefits of yoga for different ages, groups and health problems.
Ballet Nacional de Espana
Publisher: My Villlage
Roxy is the Brighton editor and arts critic for Myvillage.com. She writes regular theatre and restaurant reviews for the site. This piece is the review of a spanish dance show, performed at Sadlers Wells in London. Further reviews can be seen on Roxy's online page:<br />http://brighton.myvillage.com/user/RoxyFreeman
Zen and the art of soothing escapes
Zen and the art of soothing escapes
Publisher: Algarve Welcome
This article was commissioned by a writing agency in London. It is an overview article on the various ways to relax and unwind while holidaying in The Algarve. The piece was the monthly feature piece and was printed in Jan 2009.

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