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Name: Sheila Claire Skillman (married name Robinson)

Birthday: 17th March

Lives: Warwick

Occupation: Writer / mother

Family: Son Jamie, daughter Abigail and husband David

Siblings: Older brother Chris and older sister Julia

Pets: One cat, Hattie

Hobbies: reading, swimming, dog-walking, country rambles, visiting old houses & castles, singing, visiting art galleries and museums, going to musicals, concerts and theatre
 
Degrees: B. A. (Hons) in English Literature from the University of Lancaster.

Home town: Orpington, Kent, in the London Borough of Bromley.

Three words that describe you best: fluid, persistent, unstoppable

Childhood idol: Paul McCartney

People who inspire you: Susan Boyle for her courage and for being true to herself as in her first album I Dreamed A Dream; Rabbi Lionel Blue for his humour and wisdom; Archbishop Desmond Tutu and everything he stands for, as outlined in No Future Without Forgiveness

Groups and organisations: I am a member of St Mark’s Church, Leamington Spa; the Warwick & Kenilworth Choral Society; the Kenilworth Writers Group; the Association of Christian Writers.

With only 24 hours left to live I would gather all my friends and family together for the best party ever

Most beautiful place I have ever been is a mystical mountain in the Himalayas called Neelkanth. I first saw it from Badrinath when it was entirely lit by the full moon.