Besides writing poems, Lorna has worked as a stenographer for 6 years and as a teacher for 14 years. She is married and has four grown children and one step daughter. She is the daughter of an electrician, grandaughter of a farmer/fisherman and great grandaughter of a magistrate/farmer (one a farmer and one a magistate) she can trace her ancestry to the Mayflower. She has written a family book about this with photos and poems. Favorite recreation as a child: Nature and the seaside.