Dame Margaret Drabble is a novelist and patron of the British Stammering Association. Her novels include The Millstone and Jerusalem the Golden.
06 December 2012 05:47 PM
As a fellow stammerer I know this mysterious condition has nothing to do with getting your facts wrong and everything to do with the tricks of uncertain speech.
01 June 2012 08:00 PM
Even those who claim not to be interested, are as full of anecdotes as the most hardened royalists
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