Wendy is a retired Head Teacher whose teaching subject was English. She has worked in state and independent schools, in Scotland and England, in single sex, co-ed, boarding schools and day schools. Wendy’s first degree was in English Literature and Scottish Literature, and she is a passionate believer in the importance of both the spoken word and writing, particularly for young people. Despite its infamous split infinitive – “to boldly go” – Wendy is a great fan of the original Star Trek series. She also enjoys: walking her two dogs, who come from rescue centres; reading; sleeping(!); and chocolate!