I'm a Safety Graduate at Sellafield, currently training to be a Safety Advisor/RPA.
The opportunity to learn – Sellafield have a fantastic Graduate Programme which has given me the opportunity to attend various training courses.
The World Wide Web. It's available in the palm of our hands as and when we need it.
Encouraging, dependable, enthusiastic.
Yes, I have a cat. Her name is Cleo and she is a Burmese Cream Point. We rescued her from Cats Protection in 2018 after her first hooman passed away. She is my baby, I love her to pieces, although I'm not sure she feels the same about me.
I always wanted to be a nurse. It was only later in my adult life that I realised otherwise.
I enjoy going on the back of my husband’s motorcycle for rides out into the Lake District. I also enjoy going to gym classes to let off some steam.
I originally went to university to train as a Diagnostic Radiographer; where the aim is to generate diagnostic quality images using ionising radiation. A lot of my degree was focused on radiation protection, so when I had the opportunity to join the Sellafield Graduate Scheme and do more learning/training, I snatched it with both hands.
Never send the email immediately!
I received an email that wasn’t addressed very politely. Thankfully I was in an office with other people, and they told me to close it and come back to it the next day. Best advice to date. I may have gotten myself into a sticky situation had I have sent a reply there and then.
Anything that I can scream along to. Queen, Erasure, or anything from the 90s.
I used to be a dancer for Carnival Cruise Lines. When I was 18 years old, I planned to go and work abroad for six months. About ten years later I came home and went to university. Better late than never…
My cat, Cleo: being pampered, given treats, paid compliments and cuddled all day long!
I was in a lift with two gentleman who were both speaking Spanish. They were both chatting as they entered the lift and paused when they saw me. One said to the other (in Spanish) “let’s continue our story later, you never know who understands”. Just before I exited the lift, I said to them in Spanish “it is a good job you paused your story as you never do know who understands”.
It was a funny moment, and I could tell that the gentlemen were relieved that they didn’t accidentally share their story with me. I speak fluent Spanish, learned from my working abroad days.
I thoroughly enjoyed The Tattooist of Auschwitz and its sequel Cilka's Journey by Heather Morris. They were very sad and eye-opening stories. Definitely worth a read.
Not really – but I can strike up a conversation with most people.
I have two sisters that live in Australia and New Zealand, it would be nice to visit them more often, flying first class.
Have I mentioned my cat, Cleo?
One week Norwegian fjord trekking followed by one week skiing in the Alps, followed by one week motorcycle touring in Europe followed by one week on the beach. All with my husband of course.
I'm passionate about animals. I wish animal cruelty didn’t exist. It makes me sad.
“Buy cheap, buy twice”. Attributed to John Ruskin.
The number of times I have purchased a cheaper version of something only to end up buying the ‘better’ product later on!
What is your pet peeve?
People cancelling plans last minute. Time is precious and I don’t enjoy it being wasted.
Breakfast in bed on a warm sunny day, a leisurely ride out on the bike, lunch at a picturesque location, buying a EuroMillions ticket, winning the EuroMillions, and home for a Pimm’s in the garden with my family.
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