Eileen MacKenney

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Born into a fog-ridden south London slum in 1931, Eileen Killick quickly learned to look after herself. Her brothers were wayward, her mum had TB and her dad was working all hours on the railways. By the time she was fourteen she had survived the Blitz, a spell in a care home and her mother's death, but she craved excitement, embarking on shoplifting sprees, liberating fur coats and rolling toffs up west with notorious 'queen of thieves' Shirley Pitts.

Eileen soon found herself in...

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Your First Mistake could be your last choose wisely

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Again it would be Winston Churchill, and I would congratulate him on a job well done for winning the war.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. My Temper, I wish I could control it more! Gets me into a awful lot of trouble.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. London - I'm a Londoner through and through

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. I would love to be a MP, I would put this country to rights!

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