Vera Berry-Burrows is a UK-born former teacher of English Language and Literature, living in Queensland, Australia with journalist husband, Alan. She has a son and two grandsons living in the UK. She has been writing for a number of years and has had numerous non-fiction articles published in the UK and in Australia. She was educated at Farnworth Grammar School in Lancashire, trained as a teacher at St Katharine’s College, Liverpool and gained a Bachelor of Arts degree with the Open University.
Since she took early retirement in 1994 having been in the teaching profession for thirty one years, writing has become her compulsive hobby.