She said, 'Even the great and the good die, Iestyn. Jane Austen, Maria Callas, Margot Fonteyn...to name some favourites of yours.'
I asked who she might list as favourites of hers that are no longer with us. She answered. 'Oh, very much the usual. Lena Zavaroni, Elsa the Lioness and Arthur Askey.'
There are two five star reviews for my book so far on Amazon. From strangers, too. My family, merely strange, are adding to the feedback with ansaphone messages.
Cue best-sellerdom, clearly.