Elspeth is a Primary and Secondary school teacher before becoming a teacher of English as a Foreign Language. She is a very experienced teacher and ahs been teaching homestay students since 1999.
Elspeth lives in the village of Drem, which is just 25 minutes by train to the city of Edinburgh. She lives with her husband, Andrew, who is a retired Chartered Accountant. They have 3 grown up sons and grandchildren who all live locally.