Retired educator, born in Berlin, Germany , left East G. age 18 and spent 16 years in London "bringing up" myself further: Reg.Nurse, B.Sc.Hon. Zoology, M.A. Educational Librarianship - all Lond.Univ. , M.A. Learning Handicapped. Creative, many interests which include:painting, swimming, handwriting analysis (2 certifications), photography, bookbinding, sewing, etc.etc. Actually, COOKING IS NOT A GREAT INTEREST of mine, but since I have lived in many different parts of the world, including 5 years in East Africa and am married to a Punjabi, I enjoy any dish that's a bit different. When I have guests, they are served very international fare.