After the phenomenal success of his BBC TV shows ‘Finger Food
for the Over Forties’ and ‘Simple Snacks for Seniors’ ten-year-old
wunderkind Macaulay Minge wrote a series of best-selling cookery
books, a blockbuster novel, two volumes of poetry and a food column
for the Guardian, before announcing his early retirement.
“Writing is a young man’s game. If you haven’t made it by the time
you’re fifteen you should probably find a different career,”
he told the Author, before asking him what he did for a living.