First Person: Boycott’s ‘Good Life’

When former newspaper editor Rosie Boycott almost lost her leg after a serious car crash in which she was drunk, the experience changed her life and its direction.

18th August, 2007

When former newspaper editor Rosie Boycott almost lost her leg after a serious car crash in which she was drunk, the experience changed her life and its direction.

Envying Rosie Boycott, the pioneering British newspaperwoman, isn’t as easy as you might think - even if a quick scan of her CV invokes the green-eyed monster in her direction.

Boycott attended Cheltenham Ladies’ College in the late 1960s and read mathematics at the University...

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