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Lorraine Dixon

Writer and creator of Being Me Diary. I also run a coffee shop - Urban-Ita

 My name is Lorraine Dixon. I am a writer, adult education consultant and coffee shop owner. In 2017, I created and published 'Being Me' a five-year diary.

Being Me gives you the opportunity to spend a few moments each day telling your story through answering simple but evocative questions. I am now working on a version for young people. 

My husband and I also run Urban-Ita, an Italian coffee shop and eatery on Abbeydale Road. We specialise in southern Italian cuisine with plant-based, gluten-free and dairy-free options.

In my free-time I am a budding novelist and keen gardener. I am passionate about good food, good coffee and sustainable living.