Josie Robinson emigrated from the UK in 1972, explored Australia then settled in the Bellingen Shire in 1982. She has been involved in many local creative pursuits, including the Bellingen Creative Dance Group, the Bellingen Company of Clowns (by royal Appointment to) and was a member of the Bellingen Playback Theatre Company for 21 years.
Josie attended Southern Cross University for 4 years, gained a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science and worked for Bellingen Shire Council as Community Development Officer for 15 years. She moved to Dorrigo in 2011 and retired from work in 2013 to write her memoir. She is now a member of the Dorrigo Dramatic Club, the Dorrigo Writer’s table and the Dorrigo Visual Arts Group.