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Wonderful Women With World Class Ballet Dancer, Alessandra Ferri

Welcome to the latest Wonderful Women, my series of inspirational Q&As with some of planet earth's most kick-ass ladies. This week I'm chatting to Alessandra Ferri, who was the Royal Ballet's youngest ever principal dancer when she was aged just 19.  N...
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Wonderful Women Interview with Opera Singer Gillene Butterfield

Gillene Butterfield is an Opera Singer, who works full time for Opera North. She became a Mum in September 2014 and lives in Leeds with her husband Nick, who is also a singer. Gillene returned to work in March this year after her maternity leave, to take on the lead role of Julie Jordan in the revival of Carousel (13-23rd May) at the Grand Theatre Leeds and on tour.
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A Creative Life-Pushing Through The Self-Doubt

Being creative can be hard work. Hard to get the words onto the screen for that next draft, hard to get the confidence to write the book, launch the blog, heck even write that funny tweet. Creatives are riddled with self doubt. Fact.