Thea Hartley (Phillips) is my Guest Author today: an amazing woman

Jane Risdon

Today I am pleased to welcome author

Thea Hartley (Phillips)

as my guest at the end of her blog tour.

I think you will agree, once you’ve read about her journey to writing, that she is a remarkable lady.

Thea was born and bred in Merthyr Tydfil, and attended Cyfarthfa Castle Grammar School.

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She married young, and lived on the local Gurnos Estate, having three children by the age of twenty. Aware that she had not explored her educational opportunities, she became a mature student, obtaining a Psychology degree from The University of Glamorgan, followed by a Masters’ and PGCE at Cardiff University.

Thea became a practicing Psychologist and lecturer, a career which spans  over thirty years.

During this time, she had research and educational papers published, plus some fictional articles and inclusion in two poetry anthologies.

Unfortunately, in 2007, Thea developed a degenerative eye disease, which  deteriorated…

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