Welcome to the world of Karen Harvey – lover of fast cars, beautiful places and fascinating things. I Don’t Like Peas is Karen’s award-winning blog where she shares travel stories and observations from everyday life. It’s light-hearted easy reading, and you might like it!


Karen is a consultant, curator and collaborator who works to bring innovative ideas and fundamental kindness to every project. She has curated exhibitions internationally and won awards for photography, writing and community development. In 2018 Karen received the Global X Foundation Award for Innovation, in 2019 she was named the Digital Influencer of the Year at the Dutch Press Awards, and was given a Barclays Social Entrepreneur Award 2022 for positively driving social and environmental change through business.

The Creative Director of of international photography organisation Shutter Hub, Karen founded the organisation to create a supportive community for photographers and to provide a platform for the development of ideas and careers. More recently the organisation has launched Shutter Hub Editions, a small publishing house specialising in photobooks.

Karen founded and co-directs the charitable organisation Toiletries Amnesty, working to end hygiene poverty and beauty industry waste through creative collaborations and a circular economy, whilst driving environmental and societal change.

And there’s more… for the full story visit karen-harvey.co.uk


Some nice things for I Don’t Like Peas:

– Digital Influencer of the Year – Dutch Press Awards 2019
– Finalist Best Travel Blog UK Blog Awards 2018
– Nominated Best Blog for Photography UK Blog Awards 2017
– No.1 Cambridge Foodies to Follow, Cambridge Independent 2016
– Best Blog for Entertainment Cambridge Digital Awards 2015
– UK Food Blogger of the Year 2015