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I am a historian and author. 

I have a PhD in History from the University of Melbourne. I research local history around Ashburton and run the Life Stories Writers Group at the Ashburton Community Centre. I am the author of  "Atlantic Piracy in the early 19th century: The shocking story of the Morning Star". I also run the blog History of Somali Piracy

I am a member of the Australian Professional Historians Association.


You can find me  on Instagram at TellYourStoryMelbourne and PiracyInPictures.

Is a big anniversary coming up for your local organisation? Do you have stories about your life you would like to preserve for the future?

If you have stories to tell but not the time or confidence to write them yourself, I can help you!

I offer a writing service to help you record and preserve memories for the future.

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