My name is Vivienne Johnson, I am a freelance journalist and writer, a freelance member of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) and social media fan. I specialise in local community issues with an ardent interested in how the ‘power of one’ can make big changes in our lives, communities and the world.

Take a look at my clippings portfolio

I write for Xn Magazine, a good news magazine published in the South of England.

Xn Media website


You will also find my by line in magazines such as Permaculture and The Green Parent.

Below are links to a variety of articles:

Community journalism

Gardeners enjoy the fruit of their labour

This little piggy went to the Farmers’ Market

Continental style café adds life to Cemetery Junction

It takes a village to raise a child

Is your money gone with the wind?

Escape from the debt trap

Environmental journalism



Reading Rep give us Proof

Book Review: Down by The River, The Thames and Kennet in Reading by Gillian Clark

DVD Review the essential guide to keeping bees

Review: The Ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde

Review: Reading Rep presents The Nativity Play Goes Wrong – a real Christmas treat