Our Puddings

Philippa Findlay (Pip)

Started at Puddingburn:
April 1988 (30 and counting!)

Qualifications/background:
BA, major in Psychology (Macq)
LLB (Hons) 2005, (Macq)

Likes:
Gym, gym and more gym. Yoga, Swimming, Pump and Body Flow Classes.

Dislikes:
None come to mind

Favourite morning tea:
Jatz crackers until last week. Now, any healthy, real food.

Susie Easton

Started at Puddingburn:
August 1993

Qualifications/background:
BA (Hons) Sydney University; sub-editor at LBC

Likes:
Books, music, theatre, travel, swimming, eating and hanging out with my boys (hubby David and son Oliver). And indexing, believe it or not!

Dislikes:
Unreasonable deadlines, last minute page changes

Favourite morning tea:
Whichever one I’m currently eating

 

Sarah Plant

Started at Puddingburn:
May 2000

Qualifications/background:
BA Hons (English and History), PhD (English), MA (Editing and Publishing)

Likes:
Family, books, sport (mostly soccer and cricket), craft

Dislikes:
An untidy house

Favourite morning tea:
Scones with jam and cream

Michelle Forde

Started at Puddingburn:
October 2006

Qualifications/background:
LLB (Canterbury University)

Likes:
Family gatherings, travel, tennis and most other sports – both participating and watching, reading, suduko

Dislikes:
Cooking, creepie/crawlies

Favourite morning tea:
Coffee and neenish tart

 

 

Nikolas Hughes

Started at Puddingburn:
2009

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Arts (political science and geography)

Bachelor of Laws

Likes:
Cycling and more cycling

Dislikes:
Inattentive drivers

Favourite morning tea:
Cake and biscuits

 

Patricia Holloway

Started at Puddingburn:
2009

Qualifications/background:
BHMS, LLB

Likes:
Animals, bushwalking and bush care, horse riding, reading, captain apostrophe

Dislikes:
Marzipan, ironing, apostrophe abuse, Weasel words

Favourite morning tea:
Prefer 3pm sugar fix

 

Kate Heness

Started at Puddingburn:
October 2010

Qualifications/background:
BA Comm;
Dip Book Ed & Pub; Grad Cert Ed & Pub;
subediting course completion certificate;
20 years’ dedicated reading

Likes:
Working with words; reading; air-conditioning; semi-colons

Dislikes:
Khaki and sports. Also the misuse of apostrophe's in plurals.

Favourite morning tea:
Chocolate

Andrée Payne

Started at Puddingburn:
November 2010

Qualifications/background:
BA, LLB University of Sydney

Likes:
Golf, swimming, my Kindle, movies, theatre

Dislikes:
Housework

Favourite morning tea:
Coffee, bananas, baclava

 

Jennifer Leung

Started at Puddingburn:
June 2015

Qualifications/background:
BCom (Finance)/LLB (UNSW)
MPub (USyd)
Admitted as a solicitor in 2009

Likes:
Cake and books (preferably together, but separately is okay too)

Dislikes:
Early mornings
Spiders and other creepy crawlies

Favourite morning tea:
Anything that goes well with a cup of tea

 
 

 

Kalhari Jayaweera

Started at Puddingburn:
August 2018

Qualifications/background:
LLB, MBBS

Likes:
Reading and Zumba/80s aerobics

Dislikes:
People who walk too close, arachnids, waking up early

Favourite morning tea:
Chocolate croissant!

 

 

Heloise Payne

Started at Puddingburn:
August 2018

Qualifications/background:
Bachelor of science

Likes:
netball, the beach, backpacking, podcasts, Netflix

Dislikes:
driving, zucchini, coackroaches

Favourite morning tea:
Jatz and cheese

 

Hannah Janssen

Started at Puddingburn:
October 2018

Qualifications/background:
Bachelor of Speech, Hearing & Language Sciences (Macq) Grad Cert Editing & Publishing (Macq)

Likes:
My cat Mo, books, and getting crafty.

Dislikes:
Closed mindedness and velcro.

Favourite morning tea:
Nuffin but muffins!

Claudia Paton

Started at Puddingburn:
November 2014

Qualifications/background:
Studying Bachelor of International Studies at University of New South Wales

Likes:
Reading, spending time with friends, going to the beach, going new places, movies and TV shows, pilates and sleep.

Dislikes:
Having to wait for things, bad drivers, bad grammar, rude people, selfishness, rainy days and winter (unless there’s snow).

Favourite morning tea:
Grilled sandwiches or croissants.

Meredith Paton

Started at Puddingburn:
1987

Qualifications/background:
B LLB – Bachelor of Laws ANU 1983, Admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW in 1983

Likes:
Reading, writing (but not arithmetic), swimming, tennis, knitting, macrame

Dislikes:
Arrogance, intolerance, ignorance, spicy food

Favourite morning tea:
Long black, 2 sugars

 



 

 

 

Charlie and Tuppence

Started at Puddingburn:
From birth: October 2015 and June 2014.

Qualifications/background:
Pedigree, of course!

Likes:
Long walks at lunchtime (with a swim in Tarban Creek if possible).

Dislikes:
Pip and Meredith leaving the building.

Favourite morning tea:
Literally anything.