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Homeschooling struggles led to Claudia Winkleman’s lockdown guide

Claudia Winkleman (BBC Photographer: David Oldham)

Claudia Winkleman has revealed she only wrote her new e book simply because she was “so bad” at house-education through lockdown.

The Strictly presenter stated she turned to writing since she struggled so significantly with training her three little ones when educational institutions shut because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Her ebook – entitled Quite: Like, Existence And Eyeliner – was the consequence.

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On the other hand, the 48-yr-outdated admitted on The Graham Norton Show that she by no means thought it would be printed.

“I wrote it throughout lockdown simply because I was serious at home education – I was incredibly poor,” she said.

“Six minutes into classes I would be shouting at the children. I often thought I was patient but I was awful so I went upstairs and assumed I would produce anything critical.

“Instead I wrote about melted cheese, why I have on black and how a fringe has supplied me a occupation!”

Winkleman then despatched the e book to her publisher with a take note that said in capitals: “DO NOT PUBLISH BUT THANK YOU Anyway.”

“But they did it and no a person is extra stunned than me!” she mentioned.

EDITORIAL USE ONLY Claudia Winkleman during the filming for the Graham Norton Show at BBC Studioworks 6 Television Centre, Wood Lane, London, to be aired on BBC One on Friday evening.
Claudia Winkleman during the filming for the Graham Norton Exhibit (PA)

Winkleman is married to film producer Kris Thykier and has a few children – Jake, 17, Matilda, 14, and Arthur, 9.

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Ahead of she made her identify on the tiny display, the Tv set star worked as a journey writer, and concerning 2005 and 2008 she penned a weekly column for The Unbiased.

The Graham Norton Display is on BBC 1 on Friday 11 December at 10.45pm. Also readily available on BBC iPlayer.

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