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Gender FEMALE
Occupation Wife, mother of two, and part-time writer and storyteller
Location Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Introduction I blog as a way of talking about my life in general, but also to talk about the writing process I am going through. I have a Diploma in Creative Writing from the Open University. I started studying as a way of carving out time to write. Having two children under five and being a full-time mum, part time business partner and part time cello teacher there isn't a lot of time for writing, but gradually I am learning to make the time for myself. As Charles Buxton said, 'You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it' It is really hard at times, and I suffer with every mother's chronic complaint of guilt. I think guilt was invented for mothers. Anyway, I'm working towards balance in all things, even if I frequently fall over...
Interests Writing, reading, stories, theatre, music, knitting, ukelele, cello, growing fruit and veg, environmental issues, spirituality, education, meditation, Pilates, learning French. I could go on...
Favorite Movies Singin' in the Rain, It's a Wonderful Life, anything old with singing and dancing in..
Favorite Music World and folk music, classical, jazz, pop and rock. Is there any category I haven't mentioned??
Favorite Books Impossible to say. There are too many to list here. Have a look at my Librarything gadget - that should give you a flavour...