I was born in Krakow, Poland to Holocaust survivors. At the age of 3, my family moved to Israel. I wanted to be a journalist, but then, at the age of 14, my family moved again - this time to Australia. My minimal knowledge of English forced me to 'do better' in the sciences at school and university. I completed a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of NSW, majoring in Mathematics and Psychology.
I come from a creative family of authors, film reviewers, producers, directors and cinematographers.
I met my amazing partner, Peter, in the early days of my computer career. We have been together for over 35 years and have worked together in the computer industry - designing and writing computer systems for various businesses for over 20 years.
Searching for the Bipolar diagnosis for our youngest daughter Natasha, led Natasha and I to write our first book “The Bi-Polar Express”, we have since finished our second book "Panic Stations along The Bi-Polar Express".
We lived in one of the beautiful sandy beach suburbs of Sydney, but we have since moved west to the Blue Mountains. I am an animal activist. We have 2 daughters, 1 dog & various cats (and no longer any fish).
The Bi-Polar Express – Natasha’s Ride: As you read my book, you will follow the ups and downs, the twists and turns, the high highs, the low lows, back and forth, faster and faster, of my Bi-Polar roller-coaster life.
The Bi-Polar Express – Ela’s Ride: This is a funny, sad story of a mother’s search for the correct diagnosis for her ‘different' daughter. Read this book – you’d be crazy not to.