Sheila Longman is a retired teacher of modern languages, including English as a foreign language. She began writing novels during lockdown having only written some magazine articles and poetic meditations. After writing a memoir of her spiritual journey, she decided to use her experiences in education and worldwide travels to create family stories dealing with anthropology, racism, spirituality, mental health, art and belief systems, relationships and sexuality. She has followed courses in indigenous spirituality, Romanian and post-colonial theology. Relaxation is in art and crafts.
The Wide, Flat Land
On a long car journey to Norfolk, Little Jo’s repetitive chant, ‘We’re going to the wide, flat land, the wide, flat land, the wide, flat land,’ resonates through the car, much to her older brother’s annoyance. Hailing from Surrey, the siblings have always been enchanted by the charm of Eas...