Miss Winifred Robins was Sue’s inspiration. Slightly eccentric, with her wild white hair and ballet pumps, Sue says her ‘ancient’ English teacher bewitched her with mythical Greek Gods and enchanting poetry and urged her to write herself.
Life-events interrupted Sue’s flow for the next 40 years but she wrote when she could. Being an archetypal Scorpio, a perfectionist and horribly critical, it was not easy!
In her own words, Sue reports: “My little story, written especially for the competition, came very easily to me: partly because I believe I have lived the life of a vagrant in another karma.”
Sue plans to use it as an outline for a novel and added, “I absolutely know that Miss Robins will be at my side, her usual encouraging and enthusiastic self. Watch this space!” p16