Saga Magazine Author

Melanie Whitehouse

Melanie Whitehouse has written for most national newspapers and interiors magazines during her 30-year career. She is founder of the Book Lovers' Supper Club which brings top authors to mid Sussex, and is prevented from straying too far from home by an elderly Burmese rescue cat called Maisie.

Latest Articles from Melanie

Cleaning a patio
Home & Garden

How to clean a patio

Get your patio ready for summer with our guide to cleaning patios.

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Clean wooden floors
Home & Garden

How to clean wooden floors

Get tatty flooring shining again with our guide to cleaning wooden floors.

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Small bathroom
Home & Garden

Big ideas for small bathrooms

Read our tips and tricks for compact bathrooms.

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Festival
Entertainment

Tips for older festival goers

What you need to know to stay healthy and happy at a summer festival in the UK.

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Cleaning a sofa
Home & Garden

How to clean a sofa

Remove dirt and refresh your upholstery's colour.

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Vacuuming rug
Home & Garden

How to clean a rug

Find out how to keep rugs in top condition.

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Kittens
Home & Garden

Why do people hoard animals?

We look at why people hoard animals and what you can do to help.

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Vacuuming a mattress
Home & Garden

How to clean a mattress

Reduce dust mites, get rid of stains and improve hygiene.

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Dining room
Home & Garden

Big ideas for small dining rooms

Give your small dining room some ‘wow’ factor with some clever design tricks.

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