About the Author

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Jane Wallman-Girdlestone is a writer of psychological drama.  She is based in the Highlands of Scotland.

Jane is third generation in a family of theatre people, mostly magicians, puppeteers, agents and directors.  After completing her first degree at Homerton College, Cambridge, she taught for a few years English and Drama.  After training as a theatre director at Drama Studio London, Jane founded The Ovation Theatre Company specialising in contemporary feminist writers.  She is a trained therapist.

Jane is an Honorary Fellow at The University of Aberdeen.  Her post-doctoral research is in mental health, wellbeing and spirituality.  She is an ordained Anglican priest.  She has served in parishes in Suffolk before becoming a lecturer in Theology at Cardiff University and The Queen’s Foundation in Birmingham.  She is currently attached to the Cathedral in Inverness.

Jane is married, is a foster, adoptive and step-parent.  She has three Newfoundland dogs. She is a wheelchair user and is the first wheelchair using guide dog owner in Scotland.  Her guide dog is called Obi.

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