A Pocketful of Happiness
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But this territory is also, I think, somewhat uncomfortable for the reader, particularly since Grant pads out his narrative with glitzy memories of 2019, when he was nominated for an Oscar for his role in Can You Ever Forgive Me ? I understand I can change my preference through my account settings or unsubscribe directly from any marketing communications at any time.
When Joan died in 2021, her final challenge to him was to ‘find a pocketful of happiness in every day’. Their relationship and marriage, navigating the highs and lows of Hollywood, parenthood and loss, lasted almost forty years.View image in fullscreen Richard E Grant with his late wife, Joan Washington, at a party in Richmond, London, in 2010.
And then there are a few more quotes from friends who tell him how gifted and wonderful he is, as he ultimately does not win the Academy Award. The most revealing moment in his book comes late on, when Grant spends a night alone in Salisbury, where he has been filming Persuasion with Dakota Johnson. I would have been happy to go on reading about their life and their marriage, and even their shared adoration of their “longed-for, miracle, baby,” Olivia, who seems to be an impressive woman, very supportive of them both, during the fears and misery of Washington’s Stage 4 lung cancer diagnosis and the “tsunami of grief” that Grant describes. When Joan died in 2021, her final challenge to him was to find ‘a pocketful of happiness in every day’.If the initial age verification is unsuccessful, we will contact you asking you to provide further information to prove that you are aged 18 or over. It’s enough for him simply to tell us, over and over, how happy he and Washington were together, that they mated, like swans, for life.