I live in... Chiswick
48, enjoyed pop success in the Eighties, but has
also worked in film and TV. She is married to
musician Robert Fripp and lives, mainly, in
"I used to live in
Chelsea but seven years ago I stumbled upon a
property in Chiswick which I loved straight away.
Chiswick is very convenient if you work for the
BBC, as I do some of the time. The neighbours are
incredibly friendly because they all work in
entertainment. We all understand the odd hours;
there are people here in ballet, theatre and TV.
I relly adore being in a community like this
where the people respect your need for privacy
and look out for our safety. I spend a lot of
time walking around Richmond and window shopping
in Chiswick High Street. With my husband we fnd
the early hours are a wonderful time to go for a
stroll. He lives in Nashville, I live over here.
I'd prefer it if we lived together, but neither
of us is willing to give up our careers. We live
"affectionately independently" lives
and we don't have children. It's a compromise - I
wouldn't ever want to give up my
Toyah Willcox was talking
to Mark Anstead.
9th May 2007
Thanks to Kurt Jones