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John Darwin And Anne Darwin Want To Be Seen

by | 8th, December 2007

darwins.jpg FOR the first time since the Queen Mother died, a non-blonde hogs the front-page headlines: Anne Darwin is everywhere.

(The only blonde on a newspaper’s front page, apart from the Star’s ubiquitous picture of Madeleine McCann, is the Scotsman’s lead image of tsunami-haired Donald Trump. And then the blonde is closer to the hue of irradiated instant custard.)

Grey John Darwin and his greyer wife Anne illustrate the Sun’s front-page headline: “The liar, the witch and the wardrobe HE LIVED NEXT DOOR AND CREPT THROUGH HOLE IN WALL.”

A “Liar”? Indeed. As the Mail announces on its cover “I CONFESS”, Anne Darwin tells all about the plot that saw her husband fake his death.

In “WHY WE DID IT”, “CANOE WIFE” Anne Darwin tells Mirror readers all.

Eleven moths after John set out in his canoe, Anne opens the door: “I didn’t even recognise him at first. He had a beard and looked dirty like he had been living rough. He was so thin and he smelt dreadful. His hair looked like he had probably cut it himself with scissors.

“When he went out he would disguise himself sometimes by taking a walking stick and walking with a limp. When it was cold, he would put on a wooly [sic] hat and pull his collar upwards. But during the summer he could barely get out”

Mr Darwin is a middle-aged man. Were he younger

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