The Ethical Hedonist Magazine

We are an independent arts and culture magazine for the love of magazine journalism and storytelling with ethics. Our focus is on long and short form film, drama and celebrity journalism created by iconic journalist Alison Jane Reid. We also cover slow and circular luxury fashion and organic, biodynamic, artisanal slow food and wine.

AJ has an illustrious  25 year track record interviewing icons for  The Times, Sunday Times, You, The Lady, Red, Country Life, Illustrated London News Group and Mirror Group Newspapers.  

We are here to delight the cultured and intelligent  reader who appreciates old  and new school journalism with ethics, integrity and fun and wants to be part of our incredible global magazine community.


Alison Jane, our journalist founder wanted to create an unashamedly glamorous, intelligent culture magazine for the discerning, intelligent reader who yearns to be captivated and entertained whilst also discovering ways to slow down, watch an unforgettable film or drama, read a novel, cook and support a clever circular world from the arts to food and fashion.  Our readers and audience are educated, smart, aspirational, authentic and interested in being part of our magazine community and inspirational new live and recorded culture show.

Our passion is for authentic journalism, great storytelling and the ability to write and broadcast to a global audience. Alison Jane Reid, our founder and editor has a twenty-year track record on national newspapers and colour supplements, including a decade at The Times Magazine as a feature writer interviewing icons and national treasures.

She is renowned for her rare ability to draw her interview subjects out and reveal what really makes them tick from Sir David Attenborough to Colin Morgan, the Stars of Downton Abbey, John Simpson,  Iman,  Brian May   AJ’s other passions are writing about fashion, collecting sumptuous junk and fripperies and championing the slow, sustainable fashion movement. AJ also loves writing about organic and local food and reinventing favourite recipes for decadent, guilt-free delicious,  real food cooking.

Enjoy AJ’s interviews, comment pieces and letters and become part of the wonderful community we are creating around the globe. We are also building our team of talented guest contributors. We have a stable of specialist contributors writing on: costume and the history of fashion, functional medicine, social impact money and investing, mental health,  and wellness.

Alison Jane is also passionate about championing journalism. So far she has personally mentored more than 35 undergraduates and graduates into careers in journalism, pr, marketing and the arts. Help us do more.

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