Mark Cartwright

Mark Cartwright


Mark has been a professional writer, researcher, historian, and editor since 2016. His university studies focused on political history, constitutional theory, military history, and political philosophy. He is interested in art and architecture, and especially ancient pottery and what these everyday objects can reveal about past lives and traditions. Other interests include maritime history, exploration, and polar history. Having lived in Italy and the Czech Republic, been a frequent visitor to Greece, and now based in France, he is a great believer in Jacque-Yves Cousteau's maxim: Il Faut aller voir - we must go and look for ourselves - and hopes his articles and photos will inspire visitors to WHE to do the same.

MA Political Philosophy, University of York
BA Politics (1st), University of Teesside

'I have no need to observe that I do not wilfully or negligently mislead my readers, and that before I wrote that description I took pains to investigate the subject.'
Charles Dickens
Preface to Bleak House

Follow me on X (formerly Twitter) for quirky updates and behind-the-scenes pics of a writer's life: MCartwrightWHE


Audio Article Recordings