Penny Parkes


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Penny Parkes survived a Convent education largely thanks to a ready supply of inappropriate novels and her passion for writing and languages.

She studied International Management in Bath and Germany, before gaining experience with the BBC. She then set up an independent film location agency and spent many happy years organising shoots for film, television and advertising - thereby ensuring that she was never short of travel opportunities, freelance writing projects or entertaining anecdotes. 

Penny now lives in the Cotswolds with her husband, two children and an excitable puppy with a fondness for Post-its.


  • @FannyBlake1 Oooh that does sound good - have The Eldest's birthday that week tho so some serious juggling may be required! xx

    RT @goldengateblond: everything is terrible so here’s a baby lion cub learning to roar

    Seriously - how can it not be Friday already?!?! Start the week with a bang, end with a whimper.... #needsleep #needcoffee