Judy is from Belfast but has lived in Scotland for over forty years. She moved to Dalbeattie in south west Scotland to settle and raise four children, and still lives there with her husband Roger, a retired vet. She has an extensive background in the caring professions, through studying nursing and working with Marie Curie UK, as well as being Roger’s very able surgical assistant. She now enjoys writing and staying fit and active.
Tell us 4 important facts about yourself:
- I was born in Belfast
- I wanted to be a vet but I wasn’t clever enough
- I like the newness of Spring
- I love swimming.
What is your favourite age that you’ve been so far in life, and why?
My 30s, when I was at home with all my children.
Who is your favourite fictional character or famous person over 60?
You are alone in your house (no pets). You have three minutes to get out before the house collapses and burns to the ground. What one possession would you grab and take with you?
My Christmas letters.
What’s your favourite creative pastime?
Writing stories and poems.
Tell us something about yourself that’s surprising or unexpected.
I can stand on my head on a paddleboard.