As Louise Byres and Louise Burfitt-Dons
- Non fiction
- Stage Plays
First published as a freelancer at twenty-three in She magazine reporting on working as a night-time London minicab driver with no sense of direction and a car more suited to the scrap heap than city roads. Observations from personal experience have been the basis of my journalism and social commentary ever since.
The Bay Street Theatre in Sydney staged my first play The Counsellor in 1986 after which I wrote more bittersweet
My non-fiction book How to Catch a Man
Act Against Bullying is a series of fifty monologues I wrote in 2000 to lift the lid off
Has the women’s movement become too divisive? My manifesto and historical study Moderating Feminism is a foray into these issues.
I was a co-writer on
I wrote Christmas In the Highlands filmed in
For my novel The Missing
My blog: latest news, views and opinions:
Conspiracy thrillers are books which centre on the conflict between the lead character and the source of the conspiracy. The story starts off with either a meaningless crime. The person investigating notices something out of kilter and digs deeper. There’s...
The aborigines have a tribal practice called Pointing the Bone. This is a method of execution which leaves no trace and rarely fails to kill its victim. The bone can be from a kangaroo or an emu and its shape varies from tribe to tribe. It is six to nine inches with...
The news that a culture of bullying pervades the NHS and stories of surgeons throwing scalpels and bawling out interns is quite alarming. Patients are also in the firing line. The sentencing of Ian Paterson, jailed for 15 years after carrying out unnecessary cancer...