Fiza Pathan Interviews Judith Barrow

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Reblogged from Fiza Pathan’s insaneowl… and interview with Judith Barrow.

“There was one English teacher who taught me in my teens, a man called Leslie Ellenore, who always said that, one day, he would be reading my books. He left to live in New Zealand and I never heard anything about him after that. I’ve often thought of him. I didn’t stay on in school for higher education so I was an adult when I took my A level English Literature over one year. I’d totally forgotten how to approach critiques of writing so I managed to write a whole piece on T S Elliot’s The Love Song of J.Alfred Prufrock without one single quote. I think if the tutor, a lovely lady called Lindsay Radion, had made even one derogatory remark at my attempt I would have walked away. But she didn’t…”

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5 thoughts on “Fiza Pathan Interviews Judith Barrow

  1. Smashing interview Judith! It was so lovely reading more about you. I commend you on all your achievements. And your story about a teacher who saw your potential years before you probably knew your capabilities was a great prediction. 🙂 ❤

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