Born on the island of Barbados and educated at St. Michael’s Girls’ School, the author immigrated to Canada in 1969 and shortly after joined Air Canada as a Stewardess. After eighteen years in this position, she moved to Germany where she lived for thirteen years. An enthusiastic traveller, she has visited eight African countries including six visits to Zimbabwe and much of Southeast Asia. She has also lived in Italy and spent a year in India. In 2009 she self published her first novel, ‘Born in the Briar Patch,’ followed by the sequel ‘Beneath the Flowering Flamboyants’ in October 2010.