Born in Turkey and lives in the UK. She worked in advertising, publishing and journalism. She has a Graduate Degree in English Literature and a Masters Degree in Translation. She's launched and edited Holiday Magazine, a monthly publication aimed at English speaking residents and holiday makers in Southwest Turkey. She's produced and presented TV programs in English for Channell 48, a local TV channel based in Marmaris, Turkey. She's translated scripts for Disney Channel Turkey and various books from Turkish into English and from English into Turkish. She' s been writing articles on travel, health, education and general interest and editing Oxford University Press publications since 1996.