Anita lives with her husband Don in Cairns, Far North Queensland. She has had a wide and varied career path including teacher, playwright, author, and entrepreneur.
Anita was born in Lancashire, England in 1948 and migrated with her family to Australia at the age of four.
Katy the Magic Kangaroo
Anita first wrote a children’s book in the 1980’s called ‘Katy the Magic Kangaroo’ which she developed into a musical and toured kindergartens and schools in South Australia.
It was also performed at the Royalty and John Edmund Theatres in Adelaide.
Performing in USA
Anita was invited to bring her play to the USA and it was performed at elementary schools in the St Claire region of Michigan.
Her husband Don was the performer and played the part of Billabong Billy.
Flush the Fat
Anita has always been interested in health and wellbeing and runs a health company called EkoHealth Australia. She has written a health and weight loss book called ‘Flush the Fat.’
Queen of TV and Me
In 2015 Anita met Oprah Winfrey and was inspired to write the book, ‘Queen of TV and Me’.
It is a very relatable and interesting life story depicting so many issues facing women today.
Black Jack Joker
Anita’s latest creation is the board game Black Jack Joker that has only recently been launched. She created this game while in the Covid-19 lockdown in early 2020. She also wrote the theme song for the game.
It has taken eighteen months of research and development and is now ready to be enjoyed by families around the world.