I am a freelance journalist, with
aspirations of becoming a best-
At school, I was never, what you
might call academic, but I can
remember once accompanying my
parents to an open evening. "Your
daughter will be a writer!"
announced my form teacher, much
to my amazement.
It wasn't until I was married and
had two children that I embarked
on a correspondence course with
the Writing School. My original
dream of seeing my stories
published in women's magazines
was quickly forgotten, however,
when I had an article accepted by
a local magazine. The actor,
Geoffrey Palmer, had been a near neighbour at one time and so he was my
very first interviewee, the subsequent feature appearing in a local
My writing journey had begun.
Over the years, I have written many feature articles for national magazines
such as Yours and My Weekly. These were mainly celebrity profiles,
although, as a nature lover, there have also been a few natural history-
themed pieces along the way, too.
I enjoy writing poetry, which I consider to be a wonderful discipline for any
writer, and I also edit the Inspector Morse Society's newsletter, Endeavour.
Book-wise, I have ghost-written the autobiography of the late Carry On star,
Jack Douglas, A Twitch in Time. More recently, I have ghost-written a book
on behalf of one of Sir Norman Wisdom's ex-personal assistants, Ann Axe.
Pitkin's P.A. My Life with Sir Norman Wisdom, has just been published by
Lily Publications and I feel extremely honoured and proud to be
associated with this delightful project.
I am about to start work on my novel, Gold Digger, which is set in
So, watch this space….