Born in Slough, Bucks. Married to Ben in 1966. Two sons, Martin (1968) and Gordon (1972) Has lived in Southall, Spennymoor (Co Durham), Hartlepool, Boulmer (Northumberland), Farnborough, Gillingham (Kent) and Sevenoaks.
Was the Liberal member of the County Council for Gillingham NE from 1985-1989. Now living, with husband, on the South Coast and writing short stories and novels. Interests include traditional jazz and folk music. Has a lifelong interest in disability that restricts learning or affects memory, from language difficulties to dementia. Now giving talks and reciting poetry and recording for the blind.