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Occupation Midwife (retired) - textile artist.
Location Devon, United Kingdom
Introduction I am now a full time knitting, spinning, weaving, dog-walking, sometime hashing, reading, kayaking, no longer shiatsu practising retired midwife. I hanker after travel but my DH hates it, so I've taken to going on my own. I am plotting a bicycle circumnavigation of the world when the dog shuffles off. I live in a soggy but picturesque little village on Dartmoor in Devon with my hubby and Sydney the geriatric chocolate labrador.
Interests Shiatsu, Spinning, Knitting, dyeing, weaving, Reading, Hashing, Knitting, Paddling, Dog Walking, Drawing and Painting.
Favorite Movies Witness, Dirty Dozen, One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest
Favorite Music Oldies but Goodies... King Crimson, Pink Floyd, Neil Young, Bill Bruford, Sade, Miles Davis, Frank Zappa, Captain Beefheart, Sting, Ali Farka Toure.
Favorite Books Gormenghast trilogy, World according to Garp, The Poisonwood Bible, The Curious Incident of a Dog in the Night-time, The Grapes of Wrath. Favourite authors include Christopher Moore (who I was introduced to by bookcrossing), John Steinbeck, Val McDermid, John Irving, Sara Paretsky, Sheri S Tepper, CJ Cherryh, Octavia Butler, Barbara Kingsolver, Neil Gaiman, Dean Koontz, Raymond Briggs, James Clavell.

You're going to the moon! What did you forget to pack?

My mooncup. - well, don't need THAT anymore!