April 24, 2024


It's Your Education

Claudia Winkleman: How homeschooling assisted me create book

Claudia Winkleman has discovered that her aggravation at homeschooling during lockdown led to her new reserve.

he Strictly Come Dancing host, 48, printed Pretty: Like, Everyday living And Eyeliner, which gives her point of view on daily lifetime, in Oct.

Speaking on The Graham Norton Present on BBC A single, she admitted making certain her a few children were discovering had been a problem.


Claudia Winkleman and husband Kris Thykier (Isabel Infantes/PA)

Winkleman, who is married to movie producer Kris Thykier, explained of her book: “I wrote it for the duration of lockdown mainly because I was serious at home education. I was incredibly poor. 6 minutes into classes I would be shouting at the young children.

“I constantly thought I was individual but I was awful so I went upstairs and considered I would compose something crucial.

“Instead I wrote about melted cheese, why I don black and how a fringe has supplied me a occupation.

“I sent it to my publisher with a observe that reported in capitals, ‘DO NOT PUBLISH BUT THANK YOU ANYWAY’, but they did it and no one particular is additional stunned than me.”

Right before signing up for Strictly Occur Dancing, Winkleman labored as a vacation writer with columns in the Sunday Situations and The Independent.

The Graham Norton Display airs on BBC One on Friday at 10.45pm.