About us

the micro life is a daily updated guide for people interested in tiny homes in the UK.

It is edited and published by Alex Johnson who is the founding editor/publisher of the internationally popular Shedworking and author of the book Shedworking: The Alternative Workplace Revolution (Frances Lincoln, 2010).

A judge for the annual National Shed of the Year competition for several years, Alex is an experienced journalist who has been part of online team at The Independent since 2007 where he was shortlisted for National Property Columnist of the Year. He is also the author of Bookshelf, (Thames & Hudson, 2012), Improbable Libraries (Thames & Hudson, 2015), The Book of Book Lists (The British Library, forthcoming October 2017), and Book Towns (Frances Lincoln, forthcoming 2018).