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Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl is one of my favourite writers, he was born in September 13 1916 in Cardiff, Wales to Norwegian immigrant parents, he served in the RAF during the Second World as a fighter pilot and subsequently, an intelligence officer. He rose to prominence as a writer in the 1940s with works for children andContinue reading “Roald Dahl”

Writer – Maeve Binchy

Maeve Binchy was born on this day, May 28th 1939 in Dublin (1939 – 2012) she is one of my favourite authors. She told marvellous stories, mostly located in Ireland, dealing with the tensions between urban and rural life.. Although times may change, people remain the same: they fall in love, they have dreams; friendships,Continue reading “Writer – Maeve Binchy”

Jackie Collins

Jacqueline Jill Collins, OBE. 1937-2015, was born in Hampstead, London on this day in 1937, she was an English romance novelist and actress. She moved to Los Angeles in 1985 and spent most of her career there. With over half a billion copies of her books sold in more than forty countries, and with thirtyContinue reading “Jackie Collins”