British by birth but now a committed Francofile having made the decision to move to Provence from Los Angeles in 2002, after she lost her husband.
Valerie still enjoys travelling; mostly to Europe, England and in particular the USA to various shows, and visit with friends and relatives made when she lived in Los Angeles.
Charley (her new cat) enjoys helping her with miniature making, so a spare place is always available on her work table. Luckily her tamed wild cat George has no desire to help!
Further reading: Article by Deb Wiesler in Dollshouse and Miniature scene - Sept 2010