Former Russian translator, now running a B and B in South Devon (www.postcottage.co.uk - 10% off for anyone who can recite a poem of sonnet length or more by heart.) Sole ambition - to write just one really memorable poem before I depart. Not yet achieved. But hope not entirely gone.
. . . intended to make her name as a writer after she retired from full-time work in another sphere. More than a decade on, she is still trying. Advancing age helps – The Oldie has found some of her verse suitable. Perhaps Lighten Up On Line will assist too