Writer and philosopher Alexandria Blaelock advises embracing the things that matter like beauty, friendship and wisdom.
She lives in Melbourne (Australia) with her husband and two Labradors where she is trying to bring a little Famous Five adventure into her life. While she likes ginger beer and ham rolls you are more likely to find her drinking red wine with antipasto.
5 Fun Facts about Alexandria
When she was about eight years old, Alexandria spent a lovely sunny afternoon in an apricot tree eating sun-warmed fruit straight from the branch. And was very ill the next day and has not been able to eat apricots since. Can’t even stand the smell of them.
She took a cruise on the original Love Boat (Sun Princess), but not until more than two decades had passed and she had become the Festival Cruise ship Flamenco.
Alexandria sang first Tenor in her secondary school’s Choir and Barber Shop Quartet.
She is a dog magnet. Wherever she goes, dogs come to check her out. Stray dogs have approached her in London, San Francisco, Geneva, Pompeii, New Zealand and across Australia (amongst others).
Her hair started going white in her early teens; she had Lily Munster streaks and thought she looked cool.