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Glenis Rix

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HI,

I'm Glenis, aka Mum and Granny, a soon-to-be-seventy retiree living in England. I've had many previous lives - some absorbing, some less so. Amongst other things, I have been the manager of a little theatre, a barmaid, and an auditor. I embarked on a University education at the age of 42 - with two young sons, a mortgage, and a hamster to support. What was I thinking!?! I guess you could say that I was not averse to risk way back when.

I emerged from later-life education clutching a Degree in Business and Finance and a Postgrad Certificate in Management Studies - and a career that I loved in economic development took off.I retired from employment at the age of 58, after a two-and-a-half year contract as the Strategic Director of an urban regeneration programme in the East Midlands region. I then had time to indulge a long -held ambition to study the Arts. In 2015, aged 67, I was awarded an Open University B.A. (Hons) in Literature.

My Interests include European travel, gardening, cinema, writing, Nordic walking, family history, books, bridge, and blogging.

You can find my blog at http://www.glenrix.uk

Thanks for visiting.

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