Claudia de Verteuil is the author of Paradise Plums and Cocoa Beans. She is currently in the final stages of an MA in Psychoanalysis, at Birkbeck University of London. She was born in Trinidad in 1953, was brought up there, leaving in 1972 to study for a teaching degree in London at Goldsmiths College. Claudia met her husband Peter at university and pursued a teaching career in Nursery teaching, in London and subsequently in the European Schools in Holland, Oxfordshire and Brussels.
Claudia de Verteuil