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I have long been fascinated by Celtic myths, which I came to first through my Celtic harp. I was inspired by harpers like Alan Stivell, who revived the old Breton songs and who introduced me to some ancient Welsh ones too. This fed into my literary interests and led me to do an MA in the Bardic Tradition of Ireland.
After that I found myself blending writing and performing music by joining The Company of Strangers, a theatre group with whom I wrote and presented several Celtic myths. Having explored the myths in all these ways, I find they contain deep wisdom which is still relevant today. Now that Steve and I live in Wales I write and play my harp overlooking the River Wye.
My website for my harp-playing and storytelling is:
I'm a former English teacher and I worked as an editor in education and in the Mind, Body and Spirit field before starting to write books. You can see my educational books on www.madaboutbooks.com. I'm also involved in a digital publishing company: www.qaresources.co.uk.
My interest in mythology began when I was involved in astrology and became familiar with the Greek gods associated with the planets. I'm fascinated by the links between myths of different cultures, but especially by Native American myths.