A professional photographer by trade for over 20 years, Becki took a different career path upon moving to Scotland 5 years ago and is now the Business Development Manager for charity South Machars Community Centre. She is passionate about community engagement and bringing new and inspiring opportunities to the area. She is a competitive coastal rower and took part in the world championships in 2022 in Kortgene, Netherlands. She is also a passionate foodie, bee-keeper, paddle boarder and plays African drums.
Kathleen has experimented with various occupations from air hostess to antiques dealer, but her favourite so far is author. She does her best writing in a white-washed cottage in Dumfries and Galloway, where she is in the process of establishing a Creative Writing School. Kathleen swims in the sea every day, and shares stories of her exploits with her 100,000 followers on Instagram. Her love of Scotland, its history, culture and heritage is the driving force behind her new role as arts facilitator.