A piece of art that has moved you…

The Mark Rothko room at Tate Modern in London

A place in nature that evokes awe for you…

Loch Fyne in Scotland

A personal pet peeve…

Litter (grrrrr!)

Something you find challenging…

Continuing to practice a hard piece of music

A favourite food item…

Poached eggs on toast

Morning person or night owl? 

Morning person

Something you want to learn…

I’ve always wanted to learn a Scandinavian language

Preferred artistic modality or medium…

For visual arts, I love watercolour and textiles. I am also a harpist

What are you reading? 

“Ninth House” by Leigh Bardugo

What are you watching? 

Good Omens Season 2

What are you listening to?

“Dancing Hands” by Phamie Gow

What do you feel most grateful for right now? 

My health, my home, and my marriage

Your hero…

My husband (he has such clarity about who he is and what is important to him)

Three things you would want with you on a deserted island…

A good book, art supplies, and a luxury yacht 😉

What are you most proud of?

My creativity 

What was your first job? 

Working as part of a community mental health team supporting people coming out of long-term psychiatric hospitals

What would you wish to tell your 20-year-old self? 

“Put the books away, and make art and music”

A life motto or mantra…

Be still, and listen

How would your best friend describe you?

Kind, creative, and restless

If you were a tree, what type of tree might you be? 

Silver birch