Chantal Sophia "Tessa" Dahl (born 11 April 1957) is an English ... -
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Roald Dahl kept sharpening pencils in his shed to avoid writing

International Business Times UK - 12 Sep 2017
His own daughter, Tessa, accused him of being a selfish father. She once said: "Daddy gave joy to millions of children. But I was dying inside." Dahl was also, by his own admission, anti-Semitic. He publicly expressed his contempt for Jews on more than ...
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My great uncle Roald Dahl gave me a magical childhood - 19 Jan 2017
I could hardly bear to watch as his children, Tessa, Theo, Ophelia and Lucy, all placed their personal tokens in his grave – chocolates, some wine and other treasured items. How on earth would they cope with their loss? I experienced it a few years ...
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Tessa Dahl: 'I'm so glad Sophie's marrying Jamie Cullum'

Daily Mail - 03 Sep 2009
Tessa Dahl - who captivated London society with her knuckleduster cheekbones, luminous skin and dirty laugh - shares the ground floor of her new home with five dogs. One, a black hairless Chinese Crested, has been named Chewy Barka in mischievous ...
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London Review of Books (subscription) - 10 May 2016
Ophelia Dahl plans to write the authorised version of her father's life, with the approval of his second wife, Felicity, who asked friends and relatives not to co-operate with any other project. Should we worry then that Treglown lacks sources? Hardly ...
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The man behind Matilda – what Roald Dahl was really like

NewBostonPost (blog) - 14 Sep 2016
Dahl's controlling and self-contained nature is reconfirmed by his second daughter, Tessa Dahl – mother of model Sophie Dahl – in her debut novel, Working for Love, which was released in 1989. Tessa's “semi-autobiographical” book describes her ...
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Roald Dahl's medical guise - 13 Nov 2016
“They stuffed the tube up my nose and right down into the stomach and left it there for two hours,” he wrote later to his mother, according to Dahl's biographer, Donald Sturrock. Parts of the procedure Dahl found “unpleasant,” but mostly he marveled at ...
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Roald Dahl: a life filled with tales of the unexpected

Irish Independent - 29 Aug 2016
Roald Dahl and Patricia Neal (recovering from a stroke, hence the eye patch) 2 Roald Dahl and Patricia Neal (recovering from a stroke, hence the eye patch) in 1965, with their children Theo, baby Ophelia and Tessa, at their home in Great Missenden ...
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Roald Dahl on the death of his daughter - 06 Aug 2010
Most significant of all, 1960 was the year that Dahl – who already had two daughters, Olivia, five, and Tessa, three – became the father of a strapping young son. Theo Matthew Roald was born on July 30, and the arrival of an exotic new male in this ...
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Roald Dahl's grandson puts pen to paper - 04 Sep 2013
“I grew up surrounded by the discussion of children's books,” Tessa Dahl's son says. “It's nice to be able to work on something that you really adore and have spent your whole life soaked in. I was pretty young when my grandfather died, but I ...
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Bannon Ally Leaves White House As McMaster Consolidates Power

BuzzFeed News - 06 Jul 2017
Tera Dahl, deputy chief of staff at the NSC and a former columnist for Breitbart, is being reassigned to a position outside of the White House, three people familiar with the decision told BuzzFeed News. The move frees up National Security Adviser H.R. ...
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The Fantastic Mr. Dahl

Smithsonian - 27 Jun 2016
To be sure, along with his height and his war service as a fighter pilot and his superstitious insistence on Dixon Ticonderoga yellow pencils, it has become—already was in his lifetime—part of the Roald Dahl brand. It's so much a trademark, in fact ...

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