Now who wouldn't enjoy whiling away the day with a pot of tea, a bowl of snacks, and a cracking good Christie novel? I ask you!!!
Agatha Christie and second husband Max Mallowan.Christie slowly rebuilt her life and in 1930 she visited Baghdad for a second time. It was here she met Max Mallowan. Max took Agatha on a tour of Baghdad and the desert - it was an action-packed journey - their car got stuck in the sand and they were rescued by the Desert Camel Corps!
Agatha Christie and Max
The Mousetrap celebrates its 56th birthday. For the celebration a certificate was presented by Guinness World Records to Sir Stephen Waley-Cohen, producer of The Mousetrap, in the presence of Agatha Christie’s grandson Matthew Pritchard, who confirmed that when he returns to see the long-running thriller with his own grandchildren next month five generations of the family will have enjoyed the show. “I think if you told my grandmother that in 1952 it would have been beyond belief,” he said.
On the very last page of her autobiography,AC refers to,‘2 summits of ambition fulfilled.’I mention one of these-‘the proud ownership of a bottle-nosed Morris-a car of my own!’-However,the second outstanding moment of her life was something that money cannot buy-dining with the Queen.AC explains:‘Both of these happenings,you see,had something of a fairytale quality about them.They were things that I thought could never happen to me:to have a car of my own,and to dine with the QueenofEngland.’
Agatha and Max, her second husband, with her dog Bingo at Greenway. With the kind permission of Mathew Prichard