Hello friends, my name is Madeleine and I am incredibly lazy glamorous.
Ever since I was a sullen child of 8, I’ve adored writing in all its incarnations – dramatic, exclamation-filled diary entries, pseudo-journalistic endeavours for small-town weeklies, and the bastard child of the above: blogging.
I have a BA Sociology, with a concentration in Criminology, Deviance and Social Control.
I have a rare chronic kidney condition called Gitelman Syndrome and am currently campaigning to become its spokeslady. You can read more about the condition here.
In 2012 I had my daughter, a sweet, funny little girl named Olive. I wanted a hippie home birth but after developing full placenta previa she was born via c-section. Weekly posts about my pregnancy and my c-section are found here. I will also be blogging about some of my experiences as a mother, so if you object to hearing about potty training or sleep cycles you best run now.
My marriage ended in late 2014, and I will be touching on the subjects of infidelity, divorce, and single parenting occasionally. Writing is cathartic for me, and I draw strength from the possibility that my words and experiences might be able to help someone else going through a similar situation.
My areas of interest include motherhood, Eco-friendly living, humour, and overwrought navel-gazing. My first book, All You Need Is Less, was published in April 2014 by San Francisco-based Viva Editions,
Unfortunately, I am not accepting new clients for editing or copywriting work at this time.