With a background is newspaper journalism she has for many years been a textile artist, exhibiting nationally and internationally. Her work includes stitched lettering. (If you google her name you should see some examples). At first she looked for inspiration to existing texts, such as the verses from Victorian samplers, but she has recently been writing her own words. She lives in Essex.
In 2010 she received a Harold Witt Memorial Award from Blue Unicorn. Some recent and forthcoming appearances have been or will be in Orbis, Acumen, New Walk, The Flea, Mezzo Cammin, The Centrifugal Eye, Literary Bohemian, Soundzine, Montreal Review, Tipton Poetry Review, Innisfree Poetry Journal, and Studio:The Online Literary Journal.