Holli Irvine, of Hamilton, Ontario, published a memoir, Bittersweet Mayfair Memories, in 2011. She is a retired educator with experience in Canada, the United States and Israel. Writing and traveling are her two favourite passions beside her family. Her short stories have appeared in The Inspired Heart, 3rd Ed, and have been heard in Words and Music Performances in Toronto. She lives with her husband, Michael, in Markham, ON, and has two grown daughters living nearby.