This was the Esperanto Association of Britain's site from 2005 to 2018. You will find its current site at esperanto.org.uk.
(The EAB office relocated from Ipswich to temporary accommodation at Barlaston during 2001, while the negotiations with Stoke on Trent and subsequent building work for a permanent HQ were conducted.)
At University I read Educational Studies and Geography with Mathematics and I completed a PGCE. I then moved South to Essex and in to the field of Continuing and Professional Education within health and social care. Based at Anglia Polytechnic University, I have been engaged with learning technology based research.
After being flooded in 2000 we decided to return to higher ground and I took time out to start a family. This takes up most of my spare time now but I also enjoy playing squash (although I'm pretty awful!), reading (Tony Parsons, Nick Hornby and Rosalind Coward - odd combination I know) and I try to keep up to date with computers and web design.
I have no previous experience of Esperanto, but have recently begun learning Esperanto via the Internet Viva course. I am in competition with Viv to see who is fluent first; so any tips welcome!
Before coming to Wedgwood Memorial College in 1994, I was employed in the family retail business within the village and I was also able to spend some time as a hairdresser for which I trained after leaving full time education. I arrived at the College initially as a casual domestic worker, but the friendly environment coupled with the varied work pattern enticed me to accept a permanent position.
To broaden my repertoire I am currently working towards a Diploma in Computer Applications. I have thus far found this to be an invaluable learning experience which may be especially useful in this new position.
In my scant spare time I have a very busy family life, I enjoy listening to many types of music (from classical to pop) and cooking vegetarian food (although I still burn toast regularly). I also enjoy video games much the to disbelief of my children. A recent addition to my spare time is my new found hobby - Esperanto! I have just begun the Free Postal Course and am looking forwards to becoming fluent.
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