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 is born in South Africa with Scottish paternal roots :
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.