About the Author
C. J. Busby was brought up on boats and in caravans in the southeast of England and north Wales. She read avidly as a child, and moved frequently from place to place. She studied Social Anthropology at Cambridge and then taught at universities in Edinburgh, London and Kent. She now lives in Devon and has three children aged between 8 and 16. She currently works on environmental issues with schools, and is a copyeditor for an academic press.