Search

‘Queen of Complaints’ launches her first book in Brent

13:13 01 April 2014

Author Ingrid Stone making guests chuckle at a passage in her book

Author Ingrid Stone making guests chuckle at a passage in her book

Dieter Perry

A woman dubbed the ‘Queen Of Complaints’ held a launch for her first book at an independent store in Queen’s Park.

Ingrid Stone signed copies of ‘Letters of a Dissatisfied Woman’ at Queens Park Books in Salusbury Road.

Her book catalogues the handwritten complaint letters she wrote to companies, and the author said of the book: “Every letter and response is genuine - including my first ever complaint letter written aged eight - and featuring everything from can-openers that should be re-named can’t-openers to cocoa powder that tastes like bad breath.”

The 40-year-old was given her regal nickname by a daily newspaper.

Road.

Joy Konyn, manager of the store, said: “The shop was full.

“She read out complaint number 14 about fairtrade hot chocolate and had everyone in stitches.

“It was a bit unusual for us as it was a very glamorous event with Ingrid and two photographers!”

0 comments

Latest Kilburn & Brent News Stories

The fire swept through the property in Stafford Road (Pic: Twitter@muathtawfiq)

An unattended incense stick is believed to have started a ferocious fire which ripped through a house in Kilburn last night.

Tess receiving strokes at the Alzheimer Society cafe in Kingbury as part of the Mayhew Animal Home Therapaws programme

Three dogs from The Mayhew Animal Home were a howling hit in Kingsbury as they offered therapy at a dementia event.

Yesterday, 17:32
Chileshe Hall with daughter Na'ariyah Hall who was selling her dairy, sugar and gluten free chocolate spread at the South Kilburn Family Festival

More than 2,000 people joined in the fun at South Kilburn’s family festival.

Yesterday, 17:22
Mario White (Pic: City of London Police)

A man from Willesden has been jailed for his role in a “professional and sophisticated” £100,000 motorbike theft racket.

Yesterday, 17:01
Thirty-eight pupils were excluded for sexual misconduct. Picture: PA

Thirty-eight pupils in Brent were excluded from secondary school last year for sexual misconduct, figures have revealed.

Yesterday, 12:30
Hussam Elhandi has been jailed for 10 years

A female police officer has spoken about the terrifying moment when a violent armed robber from Willesden attempted to stab her as she tried to arrest him.

Yesterday, 10:46
Police are investigating the stabbing

A police investigation is underway after a young man was stabbed in Harlesden in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Sunday, July 24, 2016
Resident in Brent could lose up to £200 a month in benefits

Brent residents in receipt of welfare benefits may see their money slashed by up to £200 a month as changes come in from the government.

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now

Newsletter Sign Up

Most Read Kilburn News

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Which book character do you share cleaning habits with?

Whether you have more in common with put-upon Cinderella, emotionally turbulent Jane Eyre, or easily distracted Mole, you’re sure to appreciate that one lucky winner will receive four sessions of free cleaning. Enter our quiz for your chance to win. All runners up will get £10 off their first clean when making a repeat booking.

£15k prize bundle

Imagine having the opportunity to win an incredible £15,000 bundle of some of the most amazing prizes available. Well, for one lucky contest entrant that dream could soon become a reality because we at MyOffers are offering an incredible free prize bundle that will make even the most hardened person wild with excitement.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Brent & Kilburn Times
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now