Reblogged from Susan M. Toy’s Island Editions:
I worked for ten years with Oxfam in Lancashire, fundraising and campaigning on development issues. The next ten years were spent first in Pakistan, then Afghanistan, where I worked for a small health organisation primarily concerned with leprosy and mother and childcare. My experiences living in those countries inform much of my writing.
I returned to Castle Douglas when my son was five years old so he could have somewhere to put down his own roots.
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