David begin his writing career creating the popular Cheeky Guides series. He co-wrote The Cheeky Guides to Brighton, Oxford, Love, Student Life and Walks in Brighton and Sussex. He has also written books for Penguin, Harper Collins and DK, on subjects ranging from difficult words to alcohol.
After spending a year visiting some of the world's most extraordinary communities he returned to pen his travel memoir, The No.9 Bus to Utopia (Unbound/Penguin Random House). In 2016 his occult memoir The Haunted Moustache was published by Nightfinch Books. The same year he co-authored The Odditorium (Brewers), which was a number one bestseller in the Amazon charts for History and Comedy. He is currently writing a new book, Mysterium, exploring modern mysteries.
As a freelance writer David has written features for The Idler, Ernest Journal, Psychologies, The Independent, E&T and Hack Circus. He was also one of the collaborators on Brighton: The Graphic Novel.