"The greater the obstacle,
the more glory in overcoming it."
Kathryn Shell is an acclaimed author, artist and sculptor, formerly of the multi-award-winning Buninyong Gallery. She's the author of Australian rural-lit and Grey Nomad travel diaries.
Ryn Shell's qualifications to lead a clean and cozy lifestyle blog include a health science degree.
As Kathryn Shell (nee Simpson) she is an Honorary Life Governor of the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne.
Together with her husband Reg Shell, they were presented with environment protection awards by the Keep Australia Beautiful Committee.
Shell was a contributed author to the early publications of the Breast Feeding Society of Australia and was an office bearer and councillor for the organisation.
Shell was a ghostwriter for the Australian Medical Journal.
She has studied and taught business management and time-prlanning, and was awarded the Most Improved Small Business in Victoria Award in 1977 and was the runner up to the Most Improved Small Business in Australia that same year.
As a public speaker, she specialised in women's issues.
Ryn Shell, now in her seventies, lives in a rural-retreat of her design with husband Reg.
She still writes and paints, with no plans to ever retire.
Ryn will personally reply to messages from newsletter subscribers and to comments on this blog.