Cruise Ship Speakers

Dogs & Pets
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Gillian Garratt
Popular Psychology
M.A. Psych. M.A. Prof. Writing, BEd (Hons)Accredited CBT Therapist
Coming from: Falmouth,  Cornwall  UK
Gillian is a Psychologist, Cognitive Behavioural Therapist & author. She has extensive lecturing experience, as Business Consultant for leading ‘Blue Chip’ companies in the U.K. and California. From 2005-2008, she was on-board Manager for the ‘Discovery’ Lecture Programme on “Queen Mary 2”, for Oxford University. Her first book, 'CBT for Work', was published in 2012, her next book is:- 'Your dog and you – understanding the canine psyche'. Topics include Sports Psychology, CBT, Pet therapy, Longevity, Laughter, Luck & Palmistry. She has a varied and fascinating lecture repertoire.

Peter Purves
TV Presenter & Commentator
Coming from: South Darenth,  Kent  UK
Peter has been in “the business” since his first professional acting job in repertory theatre in Barrow-in-Furness in 1957, when he was just 18. He is best remembered for being one of what has become called “the Dream Team” of Presenters of the now iconic children’s TV Programmes, “Blue Peter”. He has worked in TV as an Actor, Presenter and commentator. He began giving talks on Cruise Ships in 2011 and enjoys entertaining passengers with subjects that are all very close to his heart.

Malcolm Welshman
Veterinarian, Writer, Broadcaster & Lecturer
Coming from: Near Crewkerne,  Somerset  UK
Malcolm is a retired vet, freelance journalist and author. He has written three pet novels, the ebook version of the first reaching number two on Kindle’s bestseller list. He has contributed many animal-orientated features for national magazines and is a feature writer for the Daily Mail. He currently partakes in a weekly talk show for a local radio station and is a regular panellist on Radio Somerset. He is in demand for his witty take on life as a vet and as an onboard raconteur has completed 36 cruise speaking engagements.