Clarissa Dickson Wright dies
Hell of a career (youngest woman called to the bar) , hell of a story (very privileged but abusive childhood) and a hell of a lot of drinking away a fortune of an inheritance – the world is a sadder place for her passing.
I suppose we’ll never hear the truth about the ‘Miranda’ tales now either 🙁Posted 4 years agobarkmMember
Was very surprised to hear her theory on why we’re all depressed (lack of fat) being re-played on radio earlier.
To para-phrase, we should be prescribing cream cakes, not prozac it seems.
Any death is sad, I never really knew her, but she obviously had the kind of presence which will be missed by many.Posted 4 years agoRusty SpannerSubscriber
Tory Toff she might have been, but she had a very interesting life.
I admired her for her character, but suspect I’d have disagreed with her on almost everything.
She’d have been good on here. 🙂
Her views are irrelevant, she made the world a more interesting place.
She was great on Desert Island Discs Linky.Posted 4 years agoTrimixMember
In fact, I will help you out a bit: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2003/feb/13/gender.ukPosted 4 years agodashedMember
Like the Linda McCartney comment up there ^ somewhere 🙂
She signed a cookbook for me once, it reads:
“Bollocks to Blair,
I liked the old girl, called a spade a spade or, in her case, a fat lady a fat lady. Quite a personality – her autobiography was a good read.Posted 4 years ago
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