Sophia [So-pheye-ah not So-phee-ya] is a freelance writer, researcher and video producer. She was born in London, grew up in Kent and has spent the last five years living in and around Manchester. She completed an MA in History at the University of Manchester, specialising in consumer culture, shopping spaces, and documentary theory and practice. Since graduating she has worked on a number of music videos, documentaries, and comedies as well as doing event and travel photography. She can play the tuba and generally enjoys collecting obscure hobbies and skills.