bq2_2_reasonably_small.gifBeaded Quill (BQ) has three published books of poetry to her name. Her other work includes essays on art, travel articles and short stories. She also offers specialist editing services at Words ‘n All Editing.

BQ was born and raised in the southernmost reaches of Africa, albeit amongst oaks and turtle doves. After studying on scholarships at universities in Cape Town, San Diego and Oxford, BQ taught English in South America and Poland, lectured in art history and worked for Africa’s largest opera company. Currently London-based, loves to dance to balance the imaginings in her writer’s head. In addition to playing the viola, BQ’s current diversion is learning Bachata, a glorious dance from the Dominican Republic.

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A note about images on this blog: As far as possible, images accompanying posts on this blog are out of copyright or have been made available under an open licence. Many images have been sourced either from Wikimedia Commons or The Old Design Shop Vintage Image Treasury. A few generous friends and professional photographers have made their work available and as far as possible their work has been credited. If your image appears on this blog and is not credited to your liking, or if you would prefer to have it removed, please do not hesitate in contacting BeadedQuill.