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My school life: Santa Montefiore

Santa Montefiore, the author and mum of two shares fond memories of her time at school, and reveals how it shaped her career
What was school life like for you"

I absolutely adored my time at Hanford School in Dorset, which was my boarding school from the age of eight to 12. It was an enchanted wonderland for children, based around a creaky old Jacobean mansion that could have been straight out of Harry Potter. I learnt the art of storytelling there.
What subject did you enjoy the most"

I loved English. I had an eccentric teacher called Mr Pole who encouraged and inspired me. Outside the classroom, I was also very good at climbing trees. There was a giant cedar tree in the garden which we were allowed to play on.
What?s your earliest school memory"

Being in a dormitory with 10 other girls! It was so much fun. We never stopped talking, dancing, playing and mucking about…
Did you always want to be an author"

I always wanted to write, and as a child I wrote stories non-stop. But never in my wildest dreams did I expect to be published and have my books displayed in shop windows.
Hanford School in Dorset
How did you feel about going to an all-girls school"

I had an older brother who used to bring his friends home on weekends, and I had lots of male friends at home, so I enjoyed an all-girl environment at school. I went to Sherborne School for Girls after Hanford, which had the boys? school next door. What was the best thing about boarding"

I learnt independence and I made great friends. When you live with a group of people 24-7 and share both difficult and good times, you forge strong relationships.
Last year, you and your husband Simon launched The Royal Rabbits of London. Were your own children the inspiration for writing your first kids? book"

Absolutely, I don?t think my husband and I could have written the book otherwise. Our son Sasha inspired the idea, and both he and his older sister Lily read the early drafts and gave us very constructive feedback.
What does the rest of the year have in store for you"

We have been writing the third book in The Royal Rabbits of London series this summer ? the second book, Escape From The Tower, is out in September. The first book is being made into a film by 20th Century Fox, and is progressing nicely, which is very exciting for us.
The Royal Rabbits of London: Escape From The Tower by Santa Montefiore and Simon Sebag (Ł10.99, Simon & Schuster) is available from 21 September
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