This is a simple collection of beautiful words. They are poems, quotes, lyrics, and stories that have resonated with me, and some that I’ve written myself. I hope you enjoy reading my website, lovingly named after lines in Martha Postlewaite’s ‘Clearing’.
"...create a clearing in the dense forest of your life, and wait there patiently, until the song that is your life falls into your own cupped hands, and you recognise and greet it."
1965 Born November, 1965, in Staffordshire, UK
Raised by two working class parents. Grew up a free spirit.
1991 Trained as a Registered General Nurse
1991 – 2007 NHS
Medical, Cardiothoracic, Surgical Nursing & Operational Management
2006 In a relationship with Mark Grainger since 2006.
2 adult step – children.
Golden Retriever, Azteca Sceptre Lucy was born
2007 to present COACHING
Published in International Journal Of Clinical Leadership
Golden Retriever, King Harry was born
2010 to present COACH TRAINING & SUPERVISION
Trained 1000’s of coaches in professional & accredited coaching qualifications.
Jasper, Golden Courage was born
2016 Competed at Crufts
King Harry competed in Team Goldens Delicious at the Obreedience Final at Crufts in 2016
Berty, Golden Liberty was born
2021 The Song That Is Your Life was created.