Patsy Trench was born in England to an Australian mother and Anglo-Irish father. She has been an actress in England and in Australia, a scriptwriter, playscout, lyricist and creator of musicals for children, among other things. For the past few years she has been commuting between her home in London and Australia to research her family history.
Patsy is currently working on book two of the family saga about Mary's grandson GM Pitt, pioneer farmer and founder of the stock and station agent Pitt, Son & Badgery.
When in London she teaches theatre part-time and organises theatre tours for overseas visitors.
'It got better, in time, though if she were to be truthful it always felt more of a duty than a pleasure: a little like homework, satisfying when over, and done well, but never exactly enjoyable. But then nobody had ever suggested it could be otherwise.'This was the view of Claudia Faraday, respectable wife and mother of three, on the subject of sex. That is until an unexpected visit from a...
Hidden in an attic for nearly 100 years, the secret diary of Claudia Faraday reveals the mildly scandalous adventures of a respectable 1920s society lady and mother of three, as she discovers for the first time that sex, even at her marginally advanced age, can be fun. Names have been changed to protect reputations.
Upgrading your order to Express Delivery
Most of our bestselling titles are available for express delivery within the UK, just look out for the Express Delivery on the product page.
There are two speedy upgraded delivery options for mainland UK:
Royal Mail First Class (1-2 working days, except Sundays) just £2.85 per order
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Royal Mail First Class - £2.85 per order:
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‘Ready To Go’ - What is it?
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The dispatch time frame is factored into the delivery estimate you see on this page.
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