About

Headline Spews is an insight into journalist Oli Poole’s life juggling work with bringing up his first son. Baby Albie came into the world in November, 2017 – four weeks ahead of his deadline!

Initially a political reporter working across Sussex, Oli is now content editor for the Worthing Herald series, a group of four weekly newspapers. He is also part of the award-winning Johnston Press Investigations Unit, a project looking at nationally-significant issues for scores of weekly and daily papers across the UK, as well as the i.

Follow the blog for a behind the scenes look at the world of journalism, tackled while wading through all the parenting pitfalls.

Why Headline Spews? The former is an obvious hat-tip to the industry – but spews reflects the challenges of dealing with a baby, particularly one with severe reflex issues!

Albie is currently treated as being allergic to dairy, soya and egg. He’s now embarking on the milk ladder to try to gradually introduce him to dairy.

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