Carol was born at the end of the Second World War and has lived all her life in the Black Country. She was educated at an all girl’s school where she discovered George Orwell and thought she had died and gone to literary heaven…

Carol writes light verse in the hope of amusing and entertaining.  It is poetry that is surreal and anarchic, based on contemporary issues and personal observations.  She considers herself a modern Edward Lear of sorts – minus the Owl and The Pussycat. Carol tries to create nursery rhymes for Grown Ups and also for children.

Carol has been featured in the “Express and Star” and described by Peter Rhodes as “The Black Country’s Pam Ayers”.

She has also featured three times on the BBC’s Black Country website and some of her poetry has been published on there.

Carol is a member of The Tettenhall Writers’ Group and has appeared at City Voices, the Lamp Tavern in Dudley on the occasion of Women’s Day, and has made several radio broadcasts. A collection of her poetry, Happiness Is… was published by The Kates Hill Press in 2007.