Nifwl Seirff


Sometimes I think I'm just a twisted figment of someone's imagination, a fairly quirky quiet person with too many hobbies, some of which are expensive and time consuming.

. Full name: Kymberly Eirlys Fergusson
. Nifwl Seirff is Welsh for 'misty serpents'. I love dragons, serpents, and ethereal things.
. Normally found in low light, stuck to a computer, crowd-a-phobic, Aussie-British half cast, usually cold.
. Always learning: German, Japanese, tai chi, corsetry, piano, tea ceremony.
. Lived in: Melbourne, Brisbane, Fukushima, Leipzig
. LinkedIn, +Kymberly Fergusson, Twitter, Flickr, 500px, Instagram,

Education and achievements

. Fairhills Primary, Wantirna Secondary, Monash Uni (Comp Sci), Japanese Melbourne, ATA (TESOL), VHS Leipzig
. JLPT 4, Zertifikat Deutsch (B1)
. Music (piano, woodwinds, strings), Grainger Wind Symphony (percussion), Melbourne Girls Choir, MDMS (piano, choir)
. Boronia Tennis Club, Knox Little Aths, Eastern Kung Fu Academy (Tai Chi)


. Owner, writer, teacher: LearnedWords
. freelance photographer: Ring für Kinder, Oper Leipzig (poster, program guide), Retailing the Forests (wedge-tailed eagles), Gene Ess - The Eternal Monomyth
. English teacher: VHS Leipzig, Tandem Hamburg, JET Programme Fukushima
. freelance writer: Hubpages
. writer, project manager, trainer: Vic State Library/Vicnet, Moldflow
. lecturer, examiner, supervisor: Monash Uni (comp sci, soft eng, project management, tech writing), Melbourne Uni (metrics)
. private tutor (piano, music theory, comp sci, soft eng, writing, ESL)
. web dev: Monash Uni (MDMC, RUUG, BusEco), ASTC (Vic)
. library assistant, admin, retail, warehouse, seamstress, accountant + more: Boronia library, Tans Martial Arts, Bookworld, Lincraft
. volunteer: library assistant, choir teacher, accompanist, web dev, editor, writer, translator (Jp->En, De->En)


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