Struan is a writer and musician. He has contributed to publications all over the world and published several books about jazz, freedom and spirituality.
He has worked as a freelance Journalist since 1999. Specialising in music, culture and sustainability, he has contributed to a variety of magazines, newspapers, and publications. This has included columns for Sawubona, Big Issue and Downbeat. Freelance contributions have been made to Sunday, African and Saturday Independent Newspapers, M & G, Expressions, Directions, Bejazzed, GQ, Cape Times, City Press, Biophile, Business Day and Mini International.