Christina was born and grew up in Swansea, Wales. Christina was employed as a personal assistant at British Transport Headquarters in London for 2 years and then as a bilingual Secretary in Geneva, Switzerland, for 5 years. Christina arrived in Australia in the 70’s, where she met her Tasmanian born husband while working in Sydney. They eventually married (and now have two adult sons) and settled in Tasmania, after living and working in W.A. and Queensland. Christina worked as a paralegal in many prominent Hobart legal firms until her retirement in 2013. Christina volunteered as a voluntary literacy tutor at the Hobart LINC for 2 years and is currently Secretary of the Welsh Society of Southern Tasmania.