Born and living in Australia, Helen currently resides in one of the lovely leafy suburbs of Canberra. After over 33 years in the Australian Regular Army, she is now retired, and happily spends her days as house spouse to her partner of 26 years, Kate. When she isn’t engaged in her favourite hobby of cooking (and the eating which necessarily follows), she spends her time travelling, reading, writing and finally paying sufficient focus on completing her family history. Helen has always had a love of writing and poetry, completing her first body of work–a piece of poetry, at 15. Once an active sportswoman, she is now an avid spectator rather than participant. For any questions or comments, Helen can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org .