Personal Information

Name

Stan Abbott

Address

1 Newton Hall Farm Cottages; Off Hamsterley Cresc

Town

Durham City

County

County Durham

Postcode

DH1 5RP

Telephone

0191 384 1116

Mobile Telephone Number

07815 777256

Email Address

stan@gravity-consulting.com

Website(s)

http://www.gravity-consulting.com

Specialist Activities

Editing and design, journalism; PR, marketing and international communications advice

Specialist Areas

Scandinavia (in particular Norway, the Faroe Islands, Denmark and Iceland), France, the Indian Ocean, North America and Ireland

Professional Details

Short Biography

Stan Abbott’s journalistic career has seen him write extensively on outdoor issues for a variety of national and regional newspapers and specialist publications. He has travelled extensively in, and written on, Scandinavia (in particular Norway, the Faroe Islands, Denmark and Iceland), France, the Indian Ocean, North America and Ireland. He has published numerous books on the outdoors, is the author/co-author of two books on the Settle & Carlisle Railway and is an expert on commercial aviation. He is a trainer in editing and design, journalism, creative writing and media relations skills.

Professional Activities

PR, marketing and international communications advice for clients including Faroe Islands Tourism and Atlantic Airways (Faroe Islands), Wider√łe (Norway). Publisher of magazines for Eastern Airways. Consultancy on consumer magazine design and content. Budding novelist.

Recent Publications

Space for Wonder: A Guide to Trekking the Mountain Frontier of the Pyrenees (Editor for the author, Gordon Wilson)

Specialist writer on islands for the New European

Feature writer for Fligh Time magazine (Flybe)

Editor of Eastern Airways Magazine, French edition

Awards

OWPG Award for Excellence (News, 1993); 2001 CIPR Cream Award for crisis communications; 1981 Gray Prize (hang-gliding writing); four Magazine of the Year Awards for various publications under his editorship.

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