Was born and educated in England, receving her L.R.A.M from the Royal Academy of Music in Speech and Drama. After teahing in London for a few years she emigrated to New York in 1959. She arrived to Texas in October of that year and has lived here ever since. After marrying and having four daughters she began clay career in 1972. As president of Houston Potters Guild in 1980 she and eleven other Guild members decided to open a retail shop to sell high quality handmade pottery to the people in Houston.