I became a qualified primary school teacher in 2000 so spent ten happy years in that profession. Believing in life long learning, this was ideal for me.
I retired due to ill health at the age of 60 but have fought my way back to good health.
I have a longterm hobby of Creative Embroidery that began in the 1970s at The Hampton School of Needlework. I studied for a City and Guilds qualification there.
I am currently taking a diploma course in painting and drawing with The London Art College. I hope to gain my diploma in June 2017.
I take an active interest in current affairs, health, art and many, many more things that I will write about on this site.