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  • Fluent in English
  • 58, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • I'm a writer and college professor. My college has given ...
  • I have two undergraduate degrees, one graduate degree, on...
  • From for the past 25 years I've lived in Rossland, BC
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About Me


I'm a writer and am looking for some fresh metaphors or even a different syntax. My husband and I a taking a year to travel and write. We have chosen Europe as our destination. If I'm not writing I'm not very interesting.


I've spent the better part of my life living in a small ski town in southern British Columbia, skiing, mountain biking, road riding, white water paddling, and most recently, rowing. I've written and published a novel, collection of shorts stories, essays, and written and performed my own plays. For the past 12 years I've been teaching writing and literature at a local college. My husband and I have traveled through India and Nepal (we adopted a beautiful daughter from Nepal who is now in Theatre School at University of Victoria). We also brought her older sister over from Nepal 4 years ago to live and work in Canada. This year is all about change.


Never take yourself too seriously.


I love Middle Eastern and Balkan Music and Folk Dancing (I'm not very good at any of this). I love languages but I don't speak any other than English. I am a good skier, swimmer, cyclist. My passions are poetry and stories.

  • writing
  • books
  • literature
  • poetry
  • fashion
  • dancing
  • folk dancing
  • cooking
  • traveling
  • music
  • cycling
  • skiing
  • sports
  • swimming
  • rowing
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Balkan, Classical, Rock and Roll, Country
Authors: Richard Ford, Zadie Smith, Jeffrey Eugenides, Cormac McCarthy.
Movies: Across the Universe, Love, Actually, English Patient

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Written and published the novel, Tiger Dreams. Raised one daughter. Married a great guy.

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach - writing & literature,sports
Learn - Languages, Dance, Music, fashion
Share - cooking (I consider myself an excellent cook and bread maker), poetry, music.

Countries I’ve Visited

France, Greece, India, Mexico, Nepal

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, Israel

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