I’m Kerry Lambeth. I’m a financial editor by day and many other things by night and weekends. These include, but are not limited to, the following:
Things I contribute to – online
- I manage and write Planes, Trains and Plantagenets, a blog about travel and history and London and drinking.
- I research and write for the Randomness Guide to London, a comprehensive guide to the capital.
- I write (and booze) for Freaky Trigger, a British pop culture blog.
Things I contribute to – in person
- I am involved with the cost-effective charity movement Giving What We Can, including helping found the London branch.
- Every year I help organise a long weekend at a big house in the country for 18-20 people to get together and read through Shakespeare plays. This year (2013) includes a few other early modern plays, like The Duchess of Malfi and Women Beware Women.
- I play Irish and Scottish fiddle in many pubs across London, mostly in the north west postcodes.
- I’m very involved in progressive British Judaism, both through my synagogue (Alyth, North Western Reform Synagogue) and with pan- and post-denominational groups and events. I’m particularly keen on: adult education – especially conversion and people coming to Judaism for the first time – talking about interfaith relationships, and deconstructing the gender binary in ritual, halacha and liturgy. I also play fiddle in Alyth’s musical service (currently the third Saturday every month).
Future projects and things I’m working on
- I am trying to visit the settings of all 37 of Shakespeare’s plays.
- The P90X exercise program – I enjoy working out a lot, but don’t worry, I don’t talk about it very much.
- Being married – I am new at this! It is quite nice though.
I currently work at Business Monitor International, which covers the same sorts of things as eg The Economist only better and more expensive. My job history includes the Pensions Information Group at the Financial Times and Haymarket’s Marketing. For a full and up-to-date CV please email me.