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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.
- folk dancing
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