Quote from ‘Spilling the Beans’

Following the death of Clarissa Dickson Wright I read her autobiography “Spilling the Beans”. It was interesting reading about her life.


She suffered at the hands of an abusive father and she gave a poignant quote:

“What I particularly loved about school was the fact that the rules stayed the same; if you chose to break them you were punished but you knew what they were and what choice you were making. In an alcoholic home the goalposts move on a daily basis so what you are laughed at for one day you are thumped for the next.”

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