“I’m a public relations and freelance writing consultant, providing results-driven public relations and marketing services for businesses and corporations in the geospatial industry.”


Dear Carol

10th September 2019 Just before dawn you floated into my dreams.The images were so vivid that when I opened my …

Boogaloo Down Broadway

As I’m writing this, I hear that Bruce added The Ghost of Tom Joad to his Broadway show, in protest …

London Calling

Some business and a lot of pleasure took us back to ‘the smoke’ for a few days but it turns …

Location, Location, Location!

We’re back! After two and half years in the adult playground-cum-sandpit of Dubai we return to the motherland, free …

Bye Dubai

Our Dubai adventure is almost over and in the flurry of list-making, packing, repacking, administration and goodbyes, it’s time …

Georgia On My Mind

I doubt Georgia would have been on my holiday radar from the UK, but that was then and this is …

Sylvia is dying. Ruth is at her bedside.
A lifetime of loss and misunderstanding lies between mother and daughter.
In this coming of age story, a whispered family tragedy
casts a shadow across three generations.
It’s 1930 and in London’s Jewish East End, Rose is expecting a baby.
When the natural order is disrupted, and part of our personal history is erased,
who do we become?

Ruth Badley graduated from the Central School of Speech and Drama in 1978 and taught in secondary schools in London before moving to South Australia, where she worked in adult migrant education, specifically with Vietnamese and Cambodian refugees.

Later she pursued a successful second career as a journalist and was the arts and food writer for Ackrill Newspapers, in Harrogate, North Yorkshire for many years.

She currently runs her own public relations and freelance writing consultancy, providing results-driven public relations and marketing services for businesses and corporations in the geospatial industry.

Her blogs encompass food, travel, literature, visual and performing arts, live music and Bruce Springsteen. Ruth sits on the judging panel of the UK’s Quality Food Awards and the Great Taste Awards.

Ruth wrote and directed Just Playing for Dubai’s Short and Sweet Theatre Festival in 2016. Where are the grown-ups? is her first novel. She has two adult sons and lives in rural Essex with her husband, Tim.
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