Canadian, raised in boarding schools, single-parented seven daughters, initated food co-op, had a government career in middle and senior management (now retired - if that is what one could say about writing! :) volunteer work has included Crisis Line, the disabled, immigrants and refugess centre and Jazz festivals. I am a Vipassana Meditator. Lived in India, US and England, Belize and Yucatan. Ran an authors group to help each other learn which publishing route to choose, how to publicize and market books and, designed and distributed a catalogue Beaconhill Books on and off line. It does not e more...