Christa Edwards was born in 1926 in Hanover, Germany. As a child she lived through the dark war years, then married a member of the Control Commission Germany, who later joined the Diplomatic Service.
The happiest thirty-five years of her long and fascinating life were spent in North Devon.
She has two children, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. A great lover of nature, wildlife and animals, her hobbies include dogs, surfing, writing and painting.
She has recently returned to live and work in Germany.