I have a BA (Hons) in Literature and Philosophy,a Masters Degree in Semiotics and a PhD. With a background as an award winning journalist and television playwright.
*** I am an approved SLT Senior Tutor. Please note my higher hourly rate. ***
2008-10 Employed by Tutoring Agencies to tutor in English
preparing students for 11 plus (verbal/nonverbal). Most recently preparing candidate for Oxford University interviews.
2006-10 Books Published: Family Stress (Sheldon Press) 2007
SAD, published in UK by Sheldon Press 2005 in the US by Hunter House. Wrote for Time Out magazine, Walt Disney Company, wrote Television play of the Month -won award for journalism.
2003-2004: Teacher of Drama at Dane Court Grammar School.
1998-99: Leading seminars for students at Canterbury University.
1996: Tutor in Creative Writing University of Kent at Hilderstone College
1995: Teacher of French at White Hart Lane School Tottenham.
1994-95: Supply teacher at various London schools teaching English, Drama French
1993: English teacher at Chambre de Commerce, Brittany.
1991-92: In charge of English-at Stratford School London
1990-91: Head of English St. Davids School, Ashford
1989-90: Lecturer in English/Drama Merton College,Surrey.
1988-1989: Teaching and devising Drama Creative Writing Course for Wandsworth Borough Council
Interests: Lawn tennis (County standard). Fencing.
Served as Governor (2007) at Cuxton Community Junior School
Hobbies and Interests
I am a County level tennis player - an all consuming hobby. I am also keen on fencing -there is so much ceremony involved you feel you are back in 17th century France. I also enjoy playing my guitar (badly and much to the annoyance of my family).