G and T with Mary Norton author of the Borrowers

What is it about writers? I’ve known many writers. I grew up among them because my father was a writer—they all had one thing in common: they could and did all drink. The tee total writer  is a rare bird. Perhaps it’s the loneliness of the writer’s journey, the way you sometimes stare at the blank page, conjuring creatures and places out of air. Mary was a big woman with a warm and gentle voice. She gave me my first real  gin and tonicContinue reading →