Sandra Howard

Sandra Howard

Author, Broadcaster

Sandra Howard was one of the leading fashion models of the 1960s, appearing on the cover of American Vogue two months running. She worked as a freelance journalist alongside modelling before turning to novel writing. She continues to write regularly for the press.

Her first four novels, Glass Houses, Ursula’s Story, A Matter of Loyalty and Ex-Wives are available in paperback. Her most recent work Tell the Girl was published in July 2014. Sandra has also just begun writing a new novel, a fictionalised, semi-autobiographical story about the sixties and the present day.

Sandra is a freelance journalist, and writes regularly for a number of the National Newspapers, as well as publications such as High Life, Good Housekeeping and the Evening Standard.

Sandra is actively involved with two national charities. She is a trustee of Addaction, a charity helping people to fight drug and alcohol addiction, and Vice President of The National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy (NCYPE).

She speaks and writes on a variety of subjects including food, travel, fashion and political life.

Sandra has three adult children and is married to the former British Conservative Party Leader Michael Howard. They live in London and Kent.

Glass Houses @howardsandrac

Of course. But there is something special about reading a book - a book with pages you can turn & smell, a book with a spine, a book with endpapers, a beautifully typeset book you can hold & feel & treasure & keep forever ...

That's great news- well deserved -great ketchup too!

Helen McCrory says people with bucket lists are really weird (Times Aug 12) Know I’m a weirdo but just driven 1000 miles down Pacific Highway 1. A bucket list ambition fulfilled...

A terrible, frightening sight

And yesterday and last weekend...

Research is the best bit!

Glass pebbles from the glass beach at #FortBragg (I put them back) that really do look like sparkling shards in the shingle

For anyone into #LittleBigLies here’s a little history note on #Monterey

Westminster source just told me UK Gov't Lawyers are scrutinising Dominic Grieve's interview from France, as its believed he may have broken the law as an Rt Hon: MP (Privy Councillor) commenting on taking down UK Gov't, while being in a foreign state. EU Arrest Warrant? #Brexit

In September & October I’m visiting a number of my favourite independent bookshops celebrating the power (& pleasure) of learning poetry by heart ... & flogging my new book!

@GylesB1 'There was a man,
who liked a sweater.
He writes so well,
which is even better.'

Good luck, my friend.

Does anyone know when all roads in West London will be open again after bike ride? Had to abandon car, coming in from Kent (after 4 hours) and tube in. Need to go for it now...

One centre-back to another. Van Dijk with a lovely volleyed cross and Matip heads home.

Liverpool have deserved a goal second half.

Lallana, Shaqiri and Oxlade all coming on #LFC

Pictures, like music, can help the brain hold on to spiritual truth. I wrote this article in the hope that if people remember the emojis, they may then recall the doctrines they represent:

Will do. And I should ask for same only (misery) lost my mob in America last week - with my instagram name and all latest pics. Like losing a limb...

Word of the day: "robust" - of ideas, people, structures, etc; resilient, hardy, sturdy.
A widely used word with a little-known root; "robust" is from the classical Latin "rōbustus", meaning "made of oak".
To be robust is to be oak-like, oak-strong, oak-patient.

A smile before lights out ... as Mick enters his 77th year.

Extraordinary, US President can't be impeached till out of office now - no British PM would still be in post after a Mueller-like situation...