Duffy and Fanthorpe

Another first for women as Carole Ann Duffy becomes the first female Poet Laureate – and the first gay woman one at that.

And a sad one as U A Fanthorpe – who could have beaten Duffy to it back in 1999 – has died. There are obituaries in the Times and Telegraph. Fanthorpe was known for her Christmas poems, including this favourite of mine.


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  1. iheartfilm said

    About time.

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