Gill took up the accordion over 15 years ago and got drawn into the world of Morris dancing. This traditional English pastime takes place in towns and villages across the country, as well as in some more unusual locations. Gill has played for dancing in the guard’s van of a steam train, at the top of a Welsh mountain and in the sea for the last dance on the final day of the Swanage Folk Festival. When not trying to protect her accordion from splashing Morris dancers she relaxes with her fancy chickens with attitude. Their attitude is that they should be free to eat all the vegetables in the garden, Gill’s attitude is that they should not. Mostly, the chickens are winning..