Personal details
Date of birth: 24th January 1970
Place of birth: Glastonbury, England
Nationality: British
Marital status: Married
1975–1982 St. John's Infant School and St. Benedict's Primary School, Glastonbury
1982–1986 St. Dunstan's Comprehensive School, Glastonbury
7 GSCE 'O'-levels: English language, English literature, mathematics, French, German, physics, chemistry, geography
1986–1988 Strode College, Street
2 GCSE 'A'-levels: French, German
1 GCSE 'O'-level: Computer studies
Higher education
1989–1993 University of Wolverhampton, England
BA Modern languages (German and Russian)
Included study abroad in Free University of Berlin and University of St Petersburg
Graduated with BA Honours degree (upper second)
Work experience
since 1993 Freelance:
Translator: business correspondence, contracts, technical texts, theological discourses, etc.
English tutor, specialising in teaching children of immigrant families (from Turkey, Russia, Korea and others)
Editorial work in English and German
since 1998 Also: Website design and programming in HTML, JavaScript, PHP and CSS.
Image editing, graphic design, creation of logos and texts, website design consulting.
Editing technical documentation.
Working with NoteTab, Corel Draw, MS Word, MS Publisher
since 2005 English language teaching at the Christopher Hills School of English, Hanau.
Social commitments and leisure
1988–1989 Volunteer work in senior citizens' residential home, Herrenberg, Germany
1994 to spring 2004 Assisted in setting up the English language Methodist Church in Berlin. Trained as a lay preacher; social work and psychological assistance; standing in for the pastor; drafting, designing and editing the newsletter and website; member of the North German Annual Conference; liasing between German and English-speaking congregations.
2003 to spring 2004 Stand-up comedy in the Kookaburra Comedy Club, Berlin, Germany
  Creative writing
Cycling and hiking
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