Ask the Author: Philippa Gregory Answers Fan Questions
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My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Walk Home.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. My charity, Gardens for the Gambia, which has put more than a hundred wells in primary schools in The Gambia, changing the lives of thousands of children.
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. I very much admire Nelson Mandela for his ability to forgive and be happy.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. I love walking, gardening, farming, reading, skiing, holidaying, being with my children, talking to my husband. I like doing so many other things it is amazing I get any work done at all.
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. Right now, Elizabeth Woodville, Edward IV's chosen wife and Queen of England