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As a native English speaker I offer you over 30 years of experience in all aspects of English - I am fully conversant with American, Australian, British, and Canadian English. I aim to provide a speedy, exacting, professional service of excellent work at a fair price. If you have difficulty writing, reading or speaking in English worry no more - I patiently ensure foreign language speakers overcome seemingly impossible obstacles, because they're not - with my help! I majored in English Language/Literature and Physics; my creative and investigative side was further refined, and defined, through a varied and successful career progression. As a reviewer, proofreader, editor and creative writer I have accrued experience from a variety of private clients - I am a firm believer in professional accuracy, transparency whilst meeting deadlines - WYSIWYG! I now also work as a successful part-time day trader so keep fully abreast of current financial and legal related matters.
$32 USD/hr
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Dec 2016

Excellence and Experience in Proofreading, Editing, Creative Writing, Resume Writing, Content Writing, Review Writing and Ghost-writing + all aspects of the English Language + teaching English to foreign students online and in person over the last 8 years. I also work as a successful part-time day trader + fully abreast of current financial matters + married to a financial arbitrage specialist + numerous friends, colleagues, associates and contacts in the financial world.

Creative Director

Dec 2013 - Dec 2016 (3 years)

Responsible for a host of time-sensitive matters with regard to descriptive web-site creation, web-advertising, blogging, product advertising and communication with clients internationally at all levels.

Creative Director

Mar 2005 - Mar 2013 (8 years)

Creating, producing and presenting a cross-section of educational courses in the UK. These course were all designed for adult education, with an emphasis on theory followed by practical exercises and required regular updating with both content and delivery methods.

Specialist Consultant

Jun 1987 - May 2005 (17 years)

Various roles, including diplomatic postings to a variety of countries around the globe - required exceptional adaptive and flexible reactionary skills to successfully interact with individuals at all levels, for a multitude of reasons and in a plethora of scenarios.

Military Officer

Aug 1977 - May 1987 (9 years)


Secondary School Teacher

Aug 1976 - Jul 1977 (11 months)

Teacher of English and Physics


B Ed

1973 - 1976 (3 years)


RHS Horticultural Garden Design Diploma (2008)

Royal Horticultural Society

The course concentrated on the planting being a key component which provides much of the character for the majority of gardens. ThisI studied the physical structure and features of different plant types relative to their garden environment - light, water, air, nutrients and soil conditions - ensuring that each plant will thrive, reproduce and bring maximum impact to the garden. I then also studied the numerous other various other aspects of garden design including sourcing from around the world.


  • US English Level 1
  • US English Level 2
  • Numeracy 1
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  • UK English 1
  • French to English Translation
  • UK English 2
  • Blogging 1
  • US English Level 3


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