Sue Stirling was born and bred in London and her formative years were spent in Chelsea. She obtained a law degree at Exeter University and subsequently returned to London where she secured a research post at Reader's Digest Magazine.
Later she became a specialist in post-war Contemporary Art with Christie's auctioneers at their head office in historic St. James's where she had access to some of the most important houses and private collections throughout UK and Europe. Sue subsequently co-wrote the Art Book published by Phaidon Press.
She recently completed the demanding City of London guiding course and through her close personal contacts within the financial district and the Livery companies she has been able to explore further her love of London, its people and its architecture.
She is an official guide on behalf of the City of London Corporation, a volunteer in Temple Church, Middle Temple Hall and the National Trust.
Since becoming a resident of the City of London in 2004 Marion has greatly enjoyed discovering the history of this ancient and diverse city.
With a background in creative arts and design she is a director of an event floristry business with a varied client base ranging from UK and international art dealers, city organisations and institutions, the Inns of Court at the Temple and multinational banks and law firms.
Having a long standing relationship with the Temple she takes their guided private tours of the Middle Temple Hall and Bench Apartments, is a volunteer with Temple Church and has recently started guiding with the National Trust. She recently took the prestigious City of London guiding qualification and is now an official guide on behalf of the Corporation of London. A passionate gardener, she has a particular interest in the green spaces and gardens in the city.