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SiobhanC

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Hello!

I'm Siobhan and I'm from Gloucestershire. I'm currently not working (and have been out of work since Feb 2020) but I am due to start a fab job at the end of the month. I'm passionate about Hospitality and I will be a Reservations Agent for a local company who own a few properties in the area. I am a total bookworm, and am a massive Friends/GOT/TVD and Mock The Week nerd! I am married to a Chef and we have two daughters (12 & 16) (oh and I can't forget our cats Milo & Missy!).

In all honesty, I only thought about learning BSL after I had my second daughter in 2009 but sadly I didn't get round to doing so. My wonderful husband however, bought me the Introducing BSL course for my 40th birthday in December and I am currently embarking on session 4. I'm trying my best to practice the odd few words each day and I'm even trying to rope my youngest into learning colours and simple greetings too! I don't get chance to log on every day so I have to keep recapping but I feel more confident with certain things each time I come back. It would be a massive goal and rewarding achievement for me if I could ever be at a level where I could fully and confidently communicate with the deaf/hard of hearing community so hopefully this is a good starting point. 

I hope you are all doing well today? :-)

 

 

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