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If you look across the valley, you can see exactly what I mean: about four beautiful houses, and you think something is happening in each…
But I always seem to finish a book and then think, oh God, I’ve got to pay a tax bill, so I’d better write a…
The bank told us we ought to sell this house to pay off our overdraft. Riders saved the day. I was so pleased when it…
My own parents loved each other very much.
I’ve got a book coming out soon so I just must get some weight off.
I’m basically a very happy person and I don’t have to be anybody else.
I’d never have written the big books in London.
I wrote my earliest piece for The Sunday Times about being a young wife.
I would really like to spend more time with the family. Every time I go abroad I miss them all dreadfully.
I was so flattered that someone wanted me to write a book, I said I would. It was published in 1969.
I think it bespeaks a generous nature, a man who can cook.
I live at home and, if I want to start work at 11 o’clock, I can.
I have a theory that the secret of marital happiness is simple: drink in different pubs to your other half.
But really I’m not terribly interested in what I eat.
At home I have big vats of cabbage soup that I make to slim down.
There is nothing more attractive than a man who is not a New Man.
It must be a terrible pressure to have to go to the office.
You’ve simply got to go on and on with your family and friends and tell them how much you love them because you never know…
And I would really like to be a grandmother, but only when Felix or Emily meet the right person and are ready.
Leo, sadly, has Parkinson’s, but he used to cook all sorts of dazzling things.
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