Archive for April, 2014

Laughing with Sue Townsend

April 15th, 2014

One of the funniest anecdotes that Sue told me was about the time she was mugged. Some young man pointed something at her, which she thought was a knife, and wanted her money.  In her large leather bag, she was carrying her only copy of a manuscript of her latest Adrian Mole book. She desperately […] Read more »

Sue Townsend, an Aristocrat of the Spirit

April 12th, 2014

Sue Townsend, a very great woman and a very great writer, passed away on Thursday night. She would never have thought of herself as spiritual, yet she was a true aristocrat of the spirit. She would laugh when I told her that, as she always did when hearing compliments. This story about Sue will not […] Read more »