About the book

If you have ever thought ‘if only I had….’ then this book will take you on a journey that will let you explore and revisit those possibilities, and guide you practically into making those dreams a reality.

For school-leaver to office worker, frustrated housewife to business woman this book breaks it all down into manageable chunks. Peppered with stories from her own experience, Hattie shows that starting your own business is the key to controlling your life.

Living the life you really, really want starts with buying this book!


About Hattie Hasan

Hattie Hasan was born in North East London to first generation Turkish Cypriot parents. Rather than enter an arranged marriage, she studied Psychology at London University and went on to attain a post graduate degree at Reading University. She taught in several inner London schools until 1990 when she retrained as a plumber and started one of the first companies of women plumbers in the UK.
She is an avid supporter of global womens’ and water issues and in 2007 raised £25,000 for empowerment work with women in India. In 2008 she spent time in rural India where she met and stayed with project leaders and empowered women.
Stopcocks Women Plumbers now encompasses self employed female plumbers throughout the UK.
Hattie speaks to schools, colleges and industry about the importance of women in society and as plumbers and supports female students to start their own business.

In 2011 Hattie reached the finals of Inspirational Woman of The Year Award. The result is to be announced 30th September.
She lives in rural Yorkshire with her partner and their dog.

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Hattie Hasan

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The Joy of Plumbing

In this 5 minute video Hattie

talks about how living the

life you really really want is

easier than you think