Kacie is a Cardiff-based writer and editor with a passion for food, travel and education.
Entitled The Rare Welsh Bit, Kacie’s blog was established in 2010 and covers food travel and sight-seeing, from Cardiff to the Caribbean.
Kacie has featured in radio interviews with BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio Cambridgeshire, in addition to appearing on the Made in Cardiff TV channel. The Rare Welsh Bit has been named one of Credit Donkey’s Best Travel Food Blogs and one of WalesOnline’s 11 tastiest Welsh food blogs. In 2015, the blog was shortlisted for ‘Best in Food’ in the Cosmopolitan Blog Awards.
Freelance food and travel writing
Alongside blogging, Kacie has written features for publications such as Sainsbury’s Magazine and Around Town Wales magazines, and previously edited the food and drink section of Around Town Cardiff and the Vale magazine.
Kacie also has considerable experience in writing about education, gained from producing editorial and copy for marketing literature, press releases and advertisements whilst working for Cardiff Sixth Form College; the UK’s no.1 independent A-level provider. More recently, she proofread and edited Oxford International College’s 2017/18 academic prospectus.
Previously, Kacie has written about financial services for local content marketing agency, Brand Content in addition to producing both internal and external communications (including the annul report) for FTSE 100-listed insurance firm, Admiral Group plc.
Kacie has completed a CIM-accredited course in social media marketing and she has extensive experience of using Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Instagram, in addition to scheduling apps such as Hootsuite and Buffer. Previously, she has created Twitter content on behalf of XIBO, a marketing platform for the conference and exhibition industry. In addition, she previously managed the Around Town Wales magazines’ Twitter account.