Hi! I’m Alice. I’m a writer, a musician, I love food, life and great ideas.

Alice Bulmer

Photograph by Brooke Baker

We live in challenging (some would say crazy) times, and my intention is to live as well, as fully and consciously as possible. I’m aiming to make the most of my time on this beautiful planet.

I live in Hamilton, a city on the Waikato River in the heartland of New Zealand. My partner, Matthew Bannister, is also a musician and writer. (And he occasionally edits my writing, for which I am very grateful.) We have two young adult sons, Tom and Albert.

I’ve been a journalist for three decades. You can find some of my published “print media” articles on the Articles page. I write about local food issues in my region at www.waikatofoodbasket.co.nz

I also write and publish eBooks and audiobooks on gardening topics, with my friend and colleague Clare Jackson of Green Footprint. There’s more about this on the page about Green Footprint eBooks and audiobooks.

I play fiddle, teach ukulele and sing in Waikato World Voices, an a cappella singing group.

And I am proud to belong to the Strumbles, a nine-member ukulele group, that meets on Saturday afternoons and makes occasional public appearances.

Hire me to write

I welcome commissions to write about any of the topics on this website. You can contact me at alicebulmer “at” xtra.co.nz