Born in England in 1955 and immigrated to Australia at Age 8. Schooled and trained as a Mental Health and General Nurse and completed a degree in Nursing Science. Have two amazing children a daughter and son and three beloved grandchildren. Lived in England for 12 years, married much loved husband and trained as a Community Childrens Nurse and completed a degree in Community Health, a Masters in Health Professional Teaching, Post Graduate Diploma in Research and Health Development. Commenced PhD Studies into Expert Mental Health Decision Making and published findings. Moved back to Australia to a small hobby farm into semi-retirement to enjoy my passion for writing, gardening and animals.