Going to tea with Marguerite Patten to learn how she wrote 170 books and worked as a home economist during the war.
“Class! It’s time to see if your spaghetti is done. Throw it at the wall and if it’s cooked it will stick.’ Strands of hot pasta hit the nearest surface and soon my walls and ovens are covered in soft spaghetti snakes. The stiff uncooked stuff falls behind cupboards, waiting for the end-of-term clean.” AsContinue reading “The Book”