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

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

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

Gift ideas for a sick friend

Here are some suggestions that will spread a little happiness.

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Modern kitchen
Home & Garden

How to choose the right kitchen style

How do you find the right kitchen style for your needs?

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

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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Red wine stain on carpet
Home & Garden

Top tips for removing stains

Try our quick guide to find out how to get rid of stains.

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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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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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Kono the wolf hybrid
Home & Garden

Home hospice care for pets

Demand is growing for this specialised service.

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