Hi, how are you?

I write stories, some of them for Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine and Pulphouse Fiction Magazine.

I’ve also written five self-help books applying business techniques to personal matters like getting dressed, cleaning house, and feeding your friends.

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Five fun facts about me

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  1. When I was about eight, I spent a lovely sunny afternoon in an apricot tree eating sun-warmed fruit straight from the branch. And was very ill the next day. Haven’t eaten them since. Can’t even stand the smell of them.
  2. I took a cruise on the original Love Boat (Sun Princess), but decades after the show finished when she was Festival Cruises Flamenco.
  3. I sang First Tenor in my high school’s Choir and Barber Shop Quartet.
  4. I am a dog magnet. Wherever I goes, dogs (and sometimes cats) come to check me out. I’ve been approached by stray dogs in London, San Francisco, Geneva, Pompeii, Rotorua and across Australia (amongst others).
  5. My hair started going white in my early teens; I had Lily Munster streaks and I thought I looked cool.

Awards and publications

The cover of "Crowd Surfing" edited by David Vernon shows a crowd of people at a rock concert.
an icon of a man with a crook
A feather quill in an ink pot
This Woman Can Logo
4 photos: a white kitchen, a blue sofa, a big oval bath, and a hot pink sofa
9 images: a desk, a womn in a black dress, a woman wearing headphones with a phone, a woman in a meatllic jacket, a made up bed, a glass sink, a womans face with red makeup, a lounge room with spotted carpet and a woman in a grey cardigan.
an icon of a man with a crook
a man in an armchair and a large chess piece
My deal logo
PartySlate logo
A woman in a red dress
a shattering lightglobe
A feather quill in an ink pot
four photos: a man watching a woman on a foggy night, several people in a tunnel, a dark and mysterious male face and a typewriter
a c encased in a circle
A woman pushing a wheelbarrow
Prosperity Kitchen
A feather quill in an ink pot
A feather quill in an ink pot
Learning to See logo
A tale laid for a big dinner with lots ofcutery and glasses.
Mr Gift Blog
A feather quill in an ink pot
My deal logo
A womn sitting on a cusion with a child sitting on a a seperate cushion
Intouch Rugby
A woman in a summer top cradling her neck on her hand
Mums Delivery
IgniteRock

More me than you can poke a stick at

All photo credits Kristian Gehradte


The small print

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As a kidney transplant recipient, I will from time to time comment on medical topics, procedures and treatments.

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