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 gutters
Home & Garden

How to clean gutters

It's a dirty job but it has to be done. Here's how…

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Cleaning a carpet
Home & Garden

How to clean your carpets

Get ready for a spot of autumn cleaning and spruce up your carpets for winter.

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Harlequin striped wallpaper
Possibilities exclusive articles

Give your home an autumn revamp

Expert advice on how to manage a major makeover on a budget.

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Film set at night with actors, film crew and lights set up
Money

Want to top up your pension?

Discover three interesting jobs that could bring some extra cash

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Steve Foxon. All portraits by Sean Malyon
Money

Interesting jobs to boost your pension

Looking for ways to increase your retirement income but don’t want a full-time job? We talk to three people who have found novel methods for bringing in a bit of extra cash

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Mould around a windowsill
Home & Garden

Damp: causes and treatments

What you can do to get rid of condensation, mildew and musty smells.

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Bron Burrell and Tina Kerridge-Reynolds put Puff through its paces around the London Rally School | Portraits by Sean Malyon
Motoring

Rally good fun

In 1970, three women took part in a gruelling rally - reuniting 50 years on!

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Get well soon teddy and flowers
Relationships

Gift ideas for a sick friend

Here are some suggestions that will spread a little happiness.

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Carol Drinkwater at her olive farm in France. Photo by Sean Malyon
Money

From holiday dream… to dream home

We’ve all gone on holiday or on a weekend break and fallen in love with a place.

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