Durrelle Madeleine Sklenars is a 44 year-old mother to a wonderful son called Oliver and wife to
husband Andrew. They live in the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
Previously from New Zealand, Durrelle trained as a Primary School teacher and has spent the last 23
years teaching in NZ, England and now Australia. Durrelle holds a BEd (Bachelor of Education); Dip.Ed
(Diploma in Primary Teaching); ATCL (Associate Diploma of The Trinity of London- in Speech and
Drama); and a Post-graduate in Teaching- specialising in Counselling in Education.
She also worked as an air hostess for a brief time in 2006.
Currently she teaches part-time, while pursuing her love of writing.