Janet Shell taught music for 5 years before retraining as professional classical singer. With her knowledge of voice, and experience of being in the classroom, Janet founded Talking Voice in 2007 to aid teachers to better understand how they are professional voice users and why looking after the voice is vital in being an effective classroom manager. Janet is a sought after singer, singing teacher and choral animateur who also has a passion for family ancestry and has appeared on several television and radio programmes talking about the burial of her great uncle in 2013, following the discovery of his remains in France. She has written about her own childhood in the unique village of Port Sunlight and her family connection to the village going back over 4 generations. THE SUNLIGHT GIRL is also available through Lulu.