Tanya Southey is a people collector, tea drinker, dog lover, poetry junkie and recently published author. Her children’s adventure story Ollie and the Starchaser subtly explores grief and loss. In 2018 Tanya is working on a poetry challenge – #52words52weeks – where she is collaborating with London Street Photographer, Denise Smith, to create a poem a week. Currently Tanya is pretending to have retired from her corporate career, but work keeps finding her. Her mission, whether in writing or life, remains to help people reach their full potential.