Rosey Thomas Palmer is a proud holder of dual nationality: British and Jamaican. She spread her work as an English teacher between these two contrasting islands. Since settling in Nottingham, though, she changed her career to health and social care, practising mainly in clients’ own homes. This gave her access to interesting people and to in-depth local history. Along the way, these two passions have given rise to poetry, novels, plays and journalism. Hues of Blackness: A Jamaican Saga celebrates women, forthcoming Coastal Turf investigates men. Lights at Sea and, forthcoming, The Candle Shop examine migration. Meanwhile, contributions to Green Party publications honour the wonderful planet of which we are all a part, as poetry bubbles up from daily life in it.
Lights at Sea
In the tranquil coastal town where Miranda pursued quiet career in social care, she relished the freedom and flexibility it granted her to nurture her two children, despite their significant age gap. However, when her teenager’s inexplicable decline in energy coincides with an elderly client’s e...