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LISTEN TO Ysenda Maxtone Graham as a young sub-editor on Harpers & Queen making headlines

Blog | By Amelia Milne | Jan 14, 2024


At The Oldie Literary Lunch, Ysenda Maxtone Graham: when she was a young sub-editor on Harpers & Queen, she was given an entire afternoon to come up with one headline. It was for a piece on restaurants at the end of Tube lines - she is still proud of “Pangs of Ongar”

Of Nicholas Soames, Ysenda told us when asked about going on holiday in the 1950s, Nicholas said "abroad? No one goes abroad except to fight a war"