I was born in London and had a conventional family upbringing.
After leaving school, I worked in the financial quarter in the City of London.
I married at 18 and moved to Essex to start a new life.
After bringing up three children, I then had a successful career in the Civil Service.
Apart from becoming a 'gym addict', my life was fairly ordinary until I reached the age of 50 and craved a departure from conformity.
This started with me having several small tattoos, including a male/female symbol on my thigh, which signified the start of my newfound liberation as a swinger.
The male/female symbol tattoo which is on my thigh is shown on the cover of my book.
My book chronicles these life-changing events and led me never to go back to where I once was.