Hi!  I’m Mel and I write children’s books.

As a mother of two young and cheeky monkeys, I’m an expert at sneaking vegetables into things and secretly removing the batteries from noisy toys.

I grew up in England but, these days I call the Sunshine Coast my home.  In 2002, unable to stand the weather any longer, I moved to Australia to study Naturopathy.  I made my home in the Blue Mountains which, it turned out, had even worse weather.

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Free Tasty Treat!

Grab your free copy of ‘Beyond Marmalade’, your guide to salting and preserving citrus.  Other recipes and gardening tips also sporadically included.


…and I Copywrite

I write copy for other people’s websites… so they don’t have to.

Spend your time working on the product or service that you love – and let me handle the nitty gritty of what your website will say.

I’ll work closely with you to understand who you are and what you do, so that your content reflects your business perfectly.

For more information, go here.

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