I was born sometime between the last dinosaur and the first moon landing. I don’t think my birth had anything to do with either of these events, but I’m not absolutely sure. I was born in south Wales, but I’ve come a long way since then. In fact, I’ve come all the way to north Wales.
I live in a haunted farmhouse with a husband, two sons (who give me lots of ideas for the Oli and Skipjack books) and two Border Terriers (who keep me company while I write and pinch my biscuits when I stop to gaze out of the window).
I remember first wanting to write at the age of 8. My favourite books were The Secret Garden, 101 Dalmations and The Valley of Adventure.
I write my books at the kitchen table because the kitchen is the only warm room in the house. Sometimes I get to go out and visit schools. This is a big treat. Other times I don’t. This isn’t.
When I’m not writing I get much-needed lessons in stuff like my smartphone, social media and this website from my band of tekkies: