A rare glimpse of poet, children's author and handbag enthusiast
Thelma Allingham (right) seen here with her secretary and constant
companion Phyliss Compton. Ms Compton has just finished editing
Allingham's most recent book "Five Children and a Handbag" for
the well-known publishers Pomphrey & Wedgie-Macdonald
(see post for Friday 15th April) Tamsin Hunter Wedgie-Macdonald
has an extensive handbag collection, said husband Piers Pomphrey.