Tanya, aka Pirate, is a British illustrator who now lives in Hong Kong. She has a degree in clothing design and manufacturing, specialising in illustration and fashion advertising. Pirate creates imagery and creative solutions for a number of multinational luxury fashion and lifestyle brands. When she is not painting, she enjoys running in the mountains and dreams of one day owning a castle. Pirate wears a set of silver bangles given to her over many years. In this issue, she provides a beautiful illustration for Pearls of Wisdom on page 62.