Lyn grew up in post-war Britain. She spent her working life in IT as a computer programmer and systems analyst, working in Europe and Australia. She lived in Ireland for fifteen years before moving permanently to live in Australia.
With her partner she built a mudbrick house near the New South Wales/Victorian border, and created a garden and orchard run on Permaculture principles.
She now lives on the South Coast of NSW with various hens and her chocolate labrador.