• A new start after 60: I'm supposed to calm down - but becoming a designer makes me feel 20 again

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    After her husband had a terrible accident, Roslyn Henry found it therapeutic to create textile patterns. Then she started selling her work and discovered a new sense of community, validation and ambition Roslyn Henry was never really into design. “No, no, no,” she says. Design ambushed her, or crept up on her, step by tiny step, until last year, when, at 60, she became a pattern designer and sold her first cushion on a market stall near her home in south-east France. Henry grew up in Bolton and London and left school at 16. No one in her family had gone to university; she did a...
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