Freelance Journalist


About Sharon

Sharon Feinstein is a London based journalist and interviewer whose work has been published in national newspapers and magazines for over 30 years. This includes The Sunday Times, Sunday Mirror, Mail on Sunday, The Mirror, Express, The Sun, Jewish News and Private Edition abroad.
Her subject matter and range of work is extensive, she has had many front pages, Page 3, spreads and breaking stories.

Born in Zimbabwe, daughter of a prominent local doctor, Sharon left to study English literature at Edinburgh University. She achieved a first class honours and won the Janet Christie Bequest to study abroad.

Clutching her wad of prize money, she drove to Florence and lived in an old farmhouse for 8 months studying at the British Institute and enjoying Tuscany. She returned to Scotland and lived in a remote cottage in Argyll for some years writing a novel and walking the hills.

She came to London and started life as a journalist with small speculative pieces for magazines, and then her first major interview for a Sunday Newspaper, with the legendary Cliff Richard, who had visited her home town of Bulawayo playing at the one and only concert hall when she was growing up…

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Harry’s Bar: the place to see and been seen

Go for the fantastic peach-and-champagne Bellinis and martini cocktails, the interesting people, the fact that Ernest Hemingway sat at a certain table writing his novels and Ezra Pound composed poetry here, says travel writer Sharon Feinstein. Harry’s Bar, Venice, is a one-off and never fails to impress. Harry’s doesn’t advertise itself. It’s so understated that … Continued

Clooney Tunes

GEORGE Clooney enjoys a night out with wife Amal and throws his art and soul into the occasion. The actor, 58, sketched a cat for staff at Da Ivo restaurant in Venice and signed it: “Another perfect night, thank you, Amal and George.” On an earlier visit, George inked a self-portrait and signed wine bottles … Continued

PRIVILEDGED VIEWING

At dawn, post Lowveld thunderstorm, we stood on the broad terrace of Rattray’s Camp facing the wide riverbed with its first pools of water, the sky the colour of purple pressed grapes. Our soft-spoken, knowledgable guide, Gordon, grabbed his shotgun and prepared the Land Rover with blankets and flasks of water. There are never more … Continued

AN ITALIAN GEM

Ristorante Da Ivo doesn’t only owe its fashionable reputation to its famous patrons but also to its charm as a traditional Venetian trattoria with great character and class. Owner Giovanni resembles a friendly bear and may hug you or crush your hand in an effort to make you feel undoubtedly welcome. Inside, you’ll notice paintings … Continued

Licence to chill

Top cameraman reveals how new Bond movie includes fight scenes filmed under frozen lake He’s known for being ice cool under pressure. But James Bond is set to reveal hidden depths with underwater fight scenes filmed 16ft below the surface of a frozen lake. Actor Daniel Craig – on his last appearance as the suave superspy – … Continued