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

Home at night
Home & Garden

How to burglar-proof your home

Frustrate would-be thieves and improve your peace of mind with our in-depth guide to home security.

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Electrician wiring in a burglar alarm
Home & Garden

How to choose a burglar alarm

Read our guide to help you choose a burglar alarm for your home.

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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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Clean stainless steel
Home & Garden

How to clean stainless steel

The best ways to clean stainless steel pots, pans, sinks and other appliances.

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 A clean iron
Home & Garden

How to clean an iron

Clean your iron soleplate to remove sticky residue and mineral deposits.

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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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Small home office
Home & Garden

Big ideas for small home offices

Even the smallest space can become a useful home office or study.

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