Full Marks for Trying

Full Marks for Trying

Brigid Keenan was never destined to lead a normal life. From her early beginnings Â? a colourful childhood in India brought to an abrupt end by independence and partition, then a return to dreary post-war England and on to a finishing school in Paris with daughters of presidents and princes Â? ordinary didn't seem to be her fate. When, as a ten-year-old, she overheard her mother describe her as 'desperately plain', she decided then and there that she had to rely… (more)