A well-known writer, who died lately, left a few hundred pounds. That, however, was no measure of her earnings. As a matter of fact she spent money freely, spent winters in the most expensive flats, and did not trouble to save. This is the case with many authors.
All I can comment is - chance would be a fine thing! Have been unable to work out which famous lady it is. Any thoughts?
Here in Settle we're getting ready for the annual Settle Storytelling Festival which runs 10-13 October. Find out more on www.settlestories.org.uk