Gail started writing in residential rehab in 2007, then joined Vita Nova’s weekly writing workshops and writing courses at Arvon Foundation. Meanwhile, she returned to education and studied for five years to qualify as a therapist. She is now the manager of one of StreetScene’s three residential rehabs that deal with substance misuse, addiction and chemsex. She is writing a memoir about her experience of being a mother and an alcoholic. She performed in The Vodka Hunters and Secret Voices.