"Bloomin' Passion, helping yours inspire kids into happy adults"


Retired Submarine & Naval Base Commander


Introduction by a Commander of Leaders, Passion, Compassion, friend and our Kids Ambassador. The Captain has helped with Brilliant Questions in a lot of my Interviews of Passionate Scientists, Engineers, Musicians who help Your Kids Choose Passionate Careers!


Passion drives and motivates. It gives purpose to life. If you love what you do, it's not work; it's a joy pursuing your purpose!" Mike McKinnon The Captain, retired Commander of the USS KENTUCKY       (SSBN 737) Jan 1999 - Jul 2001  Motto: Thoroughbred Of The Fleet! @submarines4ever


"Fiona, Ross, London's Princess of Jazz who is credited with giving Ed Sheeran his push, Bio is by far the Best Example of Passion I have ever read about!"  With PASSION like hers any dream you ever have can come true! " Paul Cody

"There has rarely been a day since then for Fiona that has not centered around music. Enrolled in dance, drama and singing lessons at the age of two, piano at age six. At what moment did Fiona make a conscious choice to pursue a career in music? There wasn't a moment. There was never a time when there was any other choice. By the age of eight years old Fiona was starring in London's West End. Talent like Fiona's doesn't go unnoticed; soon she was signed to an agency and was featured in a string of television commercials and print advertisements and was recording radio jingles for everything from ketchup to Fairy dishwashing soap.

At the age of fourteen she lied about her age and talked her way into gigging on weekends in jazz clubs throughout London, from the classy nightspots of the elite to some rather seedy pubs that were no place for an ordinary teenager. There were never any contracts to sign, it was always cash in hand at the end of the night. No one even suspected that a voice that startling in its maturity and passion could belong to a singer barely into her teens. "I will never forget going home to my parents," Fiona says;

“ Telling them that I had a job singing and playing Jazz as a solo artist in a club in London, I was so thrilled, but they were furious - well, I was only 14 at the time. ”

Fiona attended the prestigious Arts Educational School (the English equivalent of New York's High School for Performing Arts) where Julie Andrews, Catherine Zeta Jones and Will Young, to name just a few, also trained. Fiona's career has taken her all over the musical map. She has worked as a musical director, session musician, composer, choreographer, director, dancer, actor, model - She even sang back-up for a rock and roll band called Rocking Willie and the Y-Fronts when she was 15. More,  Read Fiona's BIO in her Letter To Passionate Kids

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