About Me

Hi! I’m Beverley Watts

My husband and I (sounds very regal…) live in an apartment overlooking the sea on the beautiful English Riviera.

Between us, we have 3 grown up children, 2 gorgeous grandchildren, and a menagerie of animals including 4 dogs – 3 rescues of indeterminate breed named Florence, Lizze and Trixie and a ‘Chichon’ named Dotty who was the inspiration for Dotty in the Dartmouth Diaries.

I spent 8 years teaching English as a Foreign Language to International Military Students in Britannia Royal Naval College which is the premier officer training establishment for the Royal Navy in the UK. I can honestly say, hand on heart, that in the whole 8 years there was never a dull moment and many of my wonderful experiences at the College were not only memorable but were most definitely ‘the stuff of fiction.’ I always determined that on leaving I would write a book…