Duonette grew up in Wellington New Zealand now residing in Qld Australia. She grew up riding horses and competing from the age of 8 years. Her Dad is a horse trainer and Equine Massage Therapist and her mum was a Vet's Assistant, learning much of what she knows about animals from them. Later volunteering as a trainer and carer for the Seeing Eye Dogs. In which she continues to Volunteer. Now known as Vision Australia and owning the Proud Pet Sitters after working as a professional Pet Sitter.
She has had a love for poetry since a young age.