Personal Information

Name

Roger Thomas

Address

Ffawyddog Farmhouse, Llangattock

Town

Crickhowell

County

Powys

Postcode

NP8 1PY

Telephone

01873 811186

Mobile Telephone Number

07855 163469

Email Address

writerog@aol.com

Website(s)

http://www.writerog.co.uk

Specialist Activities

travel writing, outdoor writing, editing

Specialist Areas

Wales and its borderlands; French Alps/Provence; Jersey, Canary Islands; mountain biking/cycling; walking; skiing; history; natural history

Professional Details

Short Biography

Always interested in the outdoors since I discovered Ordnance Survey maps in my youth. A professional writer since leaving university – written many books, ranging from walking to history. Also contribute to newspapers and magazines. Something of a specialist on Wales, though I write widely on many destinations.

Professional Activities

Writer and editor. Author, writer and editor specialising in walking, cycling, skiing, the countryside, history, heritage and travel. Writes for magazines and the media in UK and overseas; also has extensive website/social media experience. Wide experience of working with photographers and designers – acts as project manager/editor of destination guides on many occasions.

Recent Publications

Guide to Wales’s Celtic Heritage (Pitkin), Official Guide to the Brecon Beacons National Park (David and Charles). Complete Guides to South, Mid and North Wales (Jarrold). Significant earlier work includes Great Wales in the Brecon Beacons and Pembrokeshire (Webb and Bower) and Travellers’ Guide to Provence (AA).

Awards

Tenerife Tourism Award for Best Online Feature, OWPG Highly Commended (Awards for Excellence) for book on the Brecon Beacons. Also Communicators in Business Awards for ‘A View of Wales’ magazine edited by me for Visit Wales.

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