Fascinating people doing extraordinary things…
“People are born to be in relationship with every other person they meet from family, friends, classmates, teachers, bosses, professionals, shop assistants and passers-by. Understanding people and what causes relationships to go wrong is key to helping them solve problems.”
“Our guests are taking the time to stay with us and so we take the time to get to know them. As a result we can make informed recommendations for things to do that are specific to those guests. They in turn feel they have had a unique experience and have got the most out of their time in Devon.”
“Everyone is so different and circumstances differ from family to family. However, my piece of advice is talk. Don’t shut yourself away. I have talked about the boys non stop since we lost them and they live on in memories and photos. With children, be honest. Use the word dead or died.”
“Wherever I have been to umpire in the world, is the passion for netball from all those involved. The crowds are always vocal and love the game and the players are incredibly proud to be representing their country and therefore always bring their ‘A’ game.”
“Over the years, fancy dress has tended to be recession-proof. You may hold back on buying that new dishwasher, upgrading your car or going on a family holiday for a year, but a fun night out does not tend to suffer.”
It was never really a consideration that I would have a career, let alone an artistic one. The expectation of most girls at that time was that they would marry and have children.