'I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued.'

Brené Brown (The Gifts of Imperfection)


'Ask what makes you come alive and go do it.

Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.'

Brené Brown

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about me

My professional life began as a teacher of Latin, Greek, and Classical Civilisation for 14 years. I was 12 when I fell in love with Greece. The light, the colours, the people, the art, the literature. Quite simply, the energy, which has defined my path in life, though I did not realise until recently how much.

I am no entrepreneur, by any means, but my passion for Greek art inspired me to set up a website and a small business selling replica ancient Greek art and jewellery - itsallgreek.co.uk  This wild brainchild took me in all sorts of unexpected directions. It was a period of discovery and challenge, with countless vertical learning curves. So many wonderful people.

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Much of this time, however, was infused by much grief and loss, turbulence and fragility. Yet it was also a period of intense joy and creativity.


Aside from Greece, my passions include language and literature, words and etymology, music of all kinds, Wales, taking photographs, trees, plants, the sea, the sun, and the sky, animals and birds, colours and textures, reading, and discovering new people, places and ideas.

Although the gift of children never came my way, there are so many reasons to be grateful. I cherish beyond measure my family and my friends, who keep me on my toes, understand and challenge me, entertain and sustain me.


'Our life is a work of art.'

Thich Nhat Hanh

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