As a teenager, Robert Corbet constantly fell in love with blond girls named Michelle. At college, he always fell for clever girls with long velvet dresses and short, dark hair. Then he met a girl in pink overalls who rode a motorcycle. After a long, agonizing courtship, they bought a station wagon, had three children, and lived happily ever after. Robert lives in Melbourne, Australia. He is also the author of "Shelf Life" for Walker & Company.