Category Archives: Left-handedness

James Callaghan and being left-handed

It is said that while many US presidents have been left-handed, only Winston Churchill, James Callaghan and David Cameron have been left-handed prime ministers. While it is is unimportant in the great scheme of things, in one case, this claim … Continue reading

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Eva Marie Saint in conversation on 17th September 2010

A really pleasant half an hour or so in the presence of a remarkably sprightly 86 year old. I love the fact that she has been married for 58 years.

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People I admire (and who happen to be left-handed) #4

Emma Thompson Emma Thompson has been part of my life for over twenty years. In fact, the Thompson family has been part of my life since the day I watched The Magic Roundabout on TV. Not only is she an … Continue reading

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People I admire (and who happen to be left-handed) #3

Judy Davis is one of my favourite actors and has been ever since My Brilliant Career. She exudes intelligence and poise. Her best performances include A Passage to India, High Tide, Impromptu, Barton Fink and Life With Judy Garland. This … Continue reading

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People I admire (and who happen to be left-handed) #2

I have scrapped my next candidate in this prodigious prestigious (you nit) series because I have just read “Anywhere But Here” (#10 of Buffy season 8*). So I am moving on to my next favourite left-handed person I love admire … Continue reading

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People I admire (and who happen to be left-handed) #1

I confess that I notice left-handed people all the time despite the fact that I am particularly right-handed but – whatever – you’ve got to hang an entry on something. Julia Sawalha is famous for playing juveniles both when she … Continue reading

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