Ginnie is a published children’s author and illustrator of picture books by Hutchinson (Random House), Virginia graduated from Brighton Art College in 1979. In 2002 Virginia was shocked to discover that she had MS after collapsing with an illness. Now disabled, from that time her ambitions changed and she became an artist and poet. In 2012, she relocated again and is happily living in Godmanchester, moving to be near the MS Therapy centre in Huntingdon. A member of Needingworth Scribblers, with her artist’s studio in the garden, she has had one-woman exhibitions at Dolphin Hotel St Ives (2017) and Old Bridge Hotel, Huntingdon (2019). She currently writes a blog on Facebook: Jackson the Dachshund’s Thoughts for the day (our strange “new normal” world seen through the eyes of her dachshund pup) and illustrates his walks in her sketchbook.