Creativity is Ruth’s lifeblood. As a singer/songwriter her debut acoustic album, As I Breathe, released in August 2000, was acclaimed by music industry professionals for its passion, haunting beauty and originality. Inspired By, an album of cover songs – recorded 2000/2001 – was released in January 2016. Ruth is currently working on her debut novel – a psychological suspense thriller.
Ruth Nina Welsh is also a freelance writer specialising in self-help and wellbeing. She has a diverse educational background with degrees in Humanities and Law and diplomas in Psychology. Ruth has previously worked as a piano teacher, a counsellor and coach and an editor and proofreader on private projects.
Ruth is based in Northamptonshire, UK. She lives with severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, suspected Ehlers Danlos Syndrome – alongside other related conditions – and has relied on a wheelchair for over thirty years, since her late teens. Due to the progressive nature of her illness she has not been able to perform her music since 2002 and is now also homebound. Ruth adores opera, the arts, and her beautiful garden view – she writes from her bed and is passionately creative.