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Debbie Hathway

Cape Town, South Africa
Writer — Freelance
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Lifestyle editor with a thing for watches, travel, dance, dogs, nature... Sharing my love for Mauritius. More at

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Having built a successful career in journalism, public relations, investor relations and publishing since the early 90s, I now enjoy the special lifestyle that comes with being my own boss. As a writer, my main focus areas are lifestyle, travel, business and the arts. From my home office in Cape ...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I was chief writer for the commercial advertising and supplements department for a local newspaper group

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, I used one in the mid80s. It belonged to my great-aunt Flo, who loved to write.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Bridget Jones