Born in Staffordshire, Christine grew up happily in an anglo-irish family with her sister. She attended a catholic convent and grammar school and attained a BA Hons in Business Studies later in life.
A single mother to her daughter, she has been in a happy relationship with her partner for the last 20 years.
She has two grandchildren, Max aged 5 and Kristen aged 6 months. Max has been her inspiration for this book.