I’m Jess, a freelance journalist in London.

I write about culture, technology, travel, and art. I’m interested in why people do what they do, and how the internet and technology is changing the way we live.

Get in touch: jessica.furseth @ gmail.com

* Why the sound of silence from noise-cancelling headphones is the ultimate survival tool for modern life – The Guardian
What do you do with a 20% chance of cancer? – BuzzFeed
How do you preserve a language while still letting it grow? – Hazlitt
* Pints at dawn: Last days of London’s earlyhouse pub culture – The Guardian
* On scent, memory, and what makes Lush the smelliest shop in town – Racked
* On the heartache of being European in Brexit Britain – New Statesman
* Meet the people who turn the tattoo needle on themselves – The Debrief
* Why Norwegians love their country’s restrictive alcohol policy – Tonic / Vice
* You just can’t get a bad cup of coffee in Melbourne – Escapism
* The art of imitation: The search for my family’s fake painting – Hazlitt
* Last night a Cornish Pasty saved my life – Extra Crispy
* Brixton Pound: How fintech boosts the local currency agenda – FusionWire
* How to fix a leak in your bathroom – The Billfold
* On the real hippie trail in San Francisco – Viator
* The hottest little bank in town is an app called Mondo – FusionWire
* The brown cheese of Norway, a beautifully boring memory – Roads & Kingdoms
* Save Hackney Wick! The fight for Europe’s densest arts hub – Apollo Magazine