Margaret was born in Sydney, and then had a childhood of travel with her family. She settled in South London where she has enjoyed bringing up her two children. Her particular enthusiasms are gardening, art and literature, difficult travel, and life.
She is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, and until recently she led a team supporting cancer patients in a large London Hospital Trust. She is a member of the Dimbleby Cancer Care Research Advisory Board, and a trustee of the Mark Evison Foundation.
Death of a Soldier: A Mother’s Story is her first book and was published by Biteback in November 2012.