Under her nickname of " Jay" , Julia published & edited a poetry & art mag called ‘Rustic Rub’, worked as a creative writing tutor, and founded the Yorkshire Rainbow Festival.
She has had many collections of her own poetry (and art) published, much of which appeared in magazines around the world, and on radio & TV.
She also does readings and workshops in various venues, including schools, bookshops, libraries, festivals.
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Julia grew up mostly in the Drakensberg mountain region of Natal, S Africa, & worked & studied in Cape Town.
She then travelled for several years on a yacht which her family built in their back yard before settling in England in 1985. She now also works as a therapist, and writes other books about holistic wellbeing, including philosophy, consciousness, personal development, health, etc. She also writes novels. But she still writes poetry too (it would be impossible to stop) . She also illustrates her own work with her artwork.