SARAH GRAZEBROOK exchanged a career as a television actress for one as a writer following the birth of her second child. Her first novel, Not Waving, won the Cosmopolitan Fiction Prize and she has written six others. She writes a monthly column, Notes from the Garret, for Kent Life and contributes to a variety of satirical radio programmes. Sarah has wide experience of teaching creative writing for the Arvon Foundation and at Macon in France. She now lives in Deal, Kent.