Olivia graduated with a scholarship in Modern History and went on to do a master's degree at Oxford. In her final year, she won the Rupert Murdoch Scholarship for student journalism. Olivia has written for an eclectic range of publications including The Times, the Daily Mail, and The Lady magazine. A particularly popular article in The Independent last year resulted in her appearing as a guest speaker at the Cambridge Union. She worked as a trainee journalist at the Daily Mail before leaving to write Gin Glorious Gin last year. She tweets from @tweetingolivia.