SHE was the first journalist in England to interview Bob Dylan, the first Western woman to travel across Abu Dhabi before the country became oil-rich and she even had Princess Margaret do her washing up.
Three for two nights at Belle Isle Estate The elf-catering cottages of Co Fermanagh's Belle Isle Estate offer a tranquil retreat, with views over the countryside and Upper Lough Erne as well as a picnic area and tennis court.
1. When did you think about a career in writing and what were your first steps into it? I've never really thought of writing as a career: for me, it's more of a necessary habitual activity, like ironing or sorting the recycling.