Katie McCabe

Writer and editor for print and online media

The Debrief

How To Live With An Ex, The Debrief

I was commissioned by The Debrief to write about the modern phenomena of ‘cohabiting exes’ — young couples who are left with no alternative but to live together post break-up as a consequence of excessively high rents. I told the stories of three Londoners (including myself) who had cohabited with an ex and lived to tell the…

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Antony Micallef Interview

I interviewed artist Antony Micallef for The Hill Resident magazine in advance of his first solo show in four years, Self at Lazarides Gallery, which saw his work take an entirely new direction. As a follow up to this piece, I hosted a live Q&A with Antony for an audience at Electric House in Notting…

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The Secret World Of Young Vets, VICE

VICE UK commissioned me to write about the secret world of young vets, and I happily obliged. I spoke to two overworked London veterinarians about their encounters with intersex rabbits, an immortal goose and a cat that had a bad experience with heroin. The piece was also picked up by VICE US. View it here. For…

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Architect Zaha Hadid Interview

For The Resident, The Hill Resident and SW Resident magazines, I interviewed architect Zaha Hadid about her design for the Women Fashion Power exhibition. She told me about her love for Brutalist architecture and her grim but happy memories of Southwark in the 70s. View the piece online, or see it in print here: Zaha Hadid…

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Frieze Art Fair 2015

Is Frieze fair game for aspiring art collectors?

I wrote about Frieze London’s plan to attract first-time art buyers with a new initiative called Frieze Bespoke for The Resident magazine. The fair’s Head of VIP Kristina Mclean was interviewed as part of the piece, offering tips for would-be art collectors. This was featured as part of a Frieze Art special for the October 2014…

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See Amsterdam Through The Eyes of Van Gogh

When I picture Amsterdam these days, it’s not drifting plumes of smoke that spring to mind, but the sinuous yellow lines of Van Gogh’s Wheat Harvest paintings. I had never been taken with the artist’s work, but a visit to the recently refurbished Van Gogh museum offered a whole new perspective on the troubled Dutch…

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Wine, But Not As You Know It: Les Sources de Caudalie, Bordeaux

For those who are out of the wine tourism loop; when picturing a wine trip, you might envision something a little something like Paul Giamatti in Sideways; jumping from vineyard to vineyard in overbooked tours, quietly forgetting to use the spittoon at each tasting. But at Les Sources de Caudalie, near Bordeaux, they do things…

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Follow The Pintxos in San Sebastián

If, like me, your passions in life consist mainly of two things – film and food, then there’s only one question you need to ask yourself – have you been to San Sebastián? This, after all, is the legendary city with more Michelin stars per head of the population than anywhere else in the world;…

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48 Hours in Cork City

Nobody does civic pride quite like the people of Cork, Ireland’s ‘true capital’, but can it really impress in two days? I gave it a try. Read the published article on The Resident website here. The print feature, which appeared in The Resident magazine can be viewed here: Travel.  The thing I love about Cork’ my friend…

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Ross Sutherland Interview, Ideastap

Ross Sutherland is a poet, performer, workshop leader and member of poetry “boyband” Aisle 16. This week, he launched his documentary Every Rendition on a Broken Machine, which is about computer-generated poetry, at the Edinburgh Fringe. He talks to Katie McCabe about collaboration, paying the bills and moving home…View the published article here. When I was 18…

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