I’m Jess, a journalist in London. I write about culture, places, food and quirks – I’m pleased to have gone viral writing about bacon, and ‘Africa’ by Toto. To follow my work, subscribe to The New Leaf, my monthly newsletter. To hire me, or just say hi, email me: jessica.furseth@gmail.com

Most recently: Take care of your potatoes, and you’ll eat for a year  (Taste) /// To fix my back pain, I had to become friends with my body (Well+Good) /// How hot dogs became Norway’s national snack (Atlas Obscura)

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Selected features:

* Into the dark heart of licorice – Eater
* If you could prevent your kids from getting the family illness, would you? – Future Human by Medium
* What we lost in the wilderness years of photo storage –  “Finding CTRL” by Nesta and the EU’s Next Generation Internet initiative
* Sound and the city – Curbed at Vox
* Pints at dawn: The last days of London’s earlyhouses – The Guardian
* The Norwegian call to friluftsliv, into nature where the air is fresh – Well + Good
* Everywhere has a vegan option – so why am I still hungry? – The Independent
* When women are denied pain relief for invasive procedures – Broadly at Vice
* The colour of the city – Curbed at Vox
* Raves and resistance: The hidden history of King’s Cross – Huck Magazine
* The wild, necessary world of online UTI cures – The Cut at New York Magazine
* A trip down Greek Street, old Soho’s final frontier – Huck Magazine
* Terrazzo’s staggering comeback – Curbed at Vox
* Our fridges, ourselves: On home tech and expat life – Curbed at Vox