Jan

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About me

Gender FEMALE
Industry Education
Occupation CREATIVE WRITING TUTOR
Location United Kingdom
Introduction I live with my husband and cats in a house with a long garden at the edge of a small city. I am a creative writing tutor and I write myself sometimes.
Interests Family, Friends, Cats, Home, Holidays (sea, mts, villages, cities, people), The life of my own small city, Teaching 2 writers groups, Member of 2 writing groups, Helping with Lit Fest, My Garden, Writing, Reading, Teaching: adults (creative writing) sometimes children, Researching stuff, Music, History, Theatre, Biography, Art, Drawing, Comedy ( many forms), Eating/Drinking in interesting places, Walking ( coastal paths, woodlands, sunny plains..) Talking ( with best friends good friends family ) Laughing( with best friends good friends family ) Meeting sparky new people, Watching the world ( its places and peoples) Listening to the world ( its places and peoples) AND just generally Chilling....
Favorite Movies Cinema Paradiso, Vera Drake, Secrets and Lies, Dr Zhivago, Rear Window, The Piano, Venus, The Last Emperor, Brief Encounter, South Pacific, Vertigo, Death in Venice, Dont Look Now, The Quiet American, Amelie, The Queen, Elvira Madigan, Last Orders, Dead Poets Society, Notes on a scandal, Ladies in lavender, Half Light, The constant gardener......
Favorite Music Billie Holliday, Nina Simone, Amy Winehouse, Sarah Vaughan, Corinne Bailey Rae, Peggy Lee, Bessie Smith, Bob Dylan, Jack Johnson, James Taylor, John Lee Hooker, Stevie Wonder, Hendrix, Oasis, Beatles, Stones, Samuel Barber, Faure, Delius, Debussy..
Favorite Books Northanger Abbey, Jane Eyre, Tess of the D'Urbevilles, The Flopsy Bunnies, Wind in the willows, On the Black Mountain, A thousand acres, Cider with Rosie, We've got to talk about Kevin, Cat Eyes, Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, Mist over Pendle, Zennor in darkness, Possesion, White teeth, Brick Lane, Little Bear's visit, Staying alive ( poetry anthology)..

The squish of mud between your toes; how would you live your life as a frog?

Hmm. I'd probably croak.