Gloria A True Story

Gloria – Part 11

Australia - Meetings, Lies and New Life In February 2011 I needed to visit Melbourne anyway for both personal and professional reasons. The International College of Celebrancy with whom I was working alongside in my Celebrancy Training business were based there…and the personal reasons will become clear in the next chapter. So in visiting Melbourne… Continue reading Gloria – Part 11

Gloria A True Story

Gloria – Part 10

Your love echoes around the world In April 2010 my daughter Georgia and I boarded a plane from London to San Francisco. Georgia was only 12 at the time and looking back I realise just how much emotion she too was carrying for a girl of her age but boy did she carry well. She… Continue reading Gloria – Part 10

Gloria A True Story

Gloria – Part 7

Michael becomes Mark… The phone call I had received from Greg from Network Seven in Australia left me absolutely broken, not only for myself but more so for Mum. I received the call from him just before midnight and sat up the entire night just sobbing hysterically like I have never sobbed either before or… Continue reading Gloria – Part 7

Gloria A True Story

Gloria – Part 6

Finding Michael It was around Spring 1987 when Mum dropped that second bombshell. After a lot of soul searching and several letters to and from Australia, she had decided NOT to look for Michael. To this day I still wonder who those letters were to and from - was she corresponding with the Sisters of… Continue reading Gloria – Part 6

Gloria A True Story

Gloria – Part 4

‘A baby is born’ As the small ship Castel Felice made its voyage south, it headed down the Bay of Biscay, through the Mediterranean, docking in Port Said, then down through the Suez Canal, before stopping again in Aden (little did Gloria know then that Bill, her future husband was stationed in Aden with the… Continue reading Gloria – Part 4