Charmian Hussey

Charmian Hussey

London, The United Kingdom

Born in London in 1939, Charmian Hussey's early years were shaped by the events of the war. A youthfull passion for Speech and Drama (her greatest inspiration was Shakespeare) led on to a lifetime interest in both the written and spoken word.

She began her career modelling clothes for top couture and fashion houses. Later she studied at the University of London, Institute of Archaeology. She worked on excavations in England and the Middle East.

A senior member of St Hugh's College, Oxford, her doctoral thesis was based on her work on Turkish pottery. On her return in 1965 from two years spent in Turkey, she imported an ancient breed of dogs, registering them with The Kennel Club and, in so doing, introducing them internationally. She is patro

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“People who expect too much are always disappointed. You would do well to remember that, my boy.”
Charmian Hussey, The Valley of Secrets

“Just take things as they come. And, as you go though life, find as much good as you possible can. But never expect too much from life.”
Charmian Hussey, The Valley of Secrets
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“There's nothing quite like the pleasure you get from plants and flower," he said to himself. "They certainly do cheer you up.”
Charmian Hussey, The Valley of Secrets

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