Former Head of Department and English teacher, Gillian Harvey, 40, began her freelance writing career in 2012, after a move to France. She has since written articles on a variety of subjects for national newspapers including Guardian, Telegraph, Sun and Times Educational Supplement, as well as magazines such as Prima, Living France, Woman’s Weekly and My Weekly. She contributes regular short stories to Take a Break Fiction Feast and My Weekly. Gillian also writes regularly for popular online health platform Patient UK, and has produced several pieces for Natwest and RBS’s customer site ‘Content Live.’ She was also columnist for Prima Baby magazine (2014-2015), Telegraph Expat (2015) and Living France magazine (2016-2018). Gillian lives in France with her husband Ray and their five young children.