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Fame and fortune Kathy Lette: She lives in South Hampstead with her husband human rights lawyer Geoffrey Robertson, 52, and their two children Julius, 17, and Georgie, By Mark Anstead 1: And I get incensed that women still don't have equal pay in Britain.
We're getting concussion hitting our heads on the glass ceiling, which we're supposed to clean while we're up there - but only getting 75p in the pound. If they paid all black people 75p in the pound there would be an outrage.
In Australia it is the same. Are you good with money or irresponsible? I think I'm pretty irresponsible with it. I never check my balances, I just wait until I get letters saying I'm in the red. And I buy on impulse. I'm a really quick shopper because as a working mother if I see something I haven't got time to shop around.
I also go into 'debt lag' every now and again. When you write novels you get paid in infrequent lump sums and sometimes I overspend between those payments. I spend it on parties, holidays and the kids. I throw parties roughly every two weeks, whether it's a big girly soiree drinking champagne, eating cake and dancing badly or just putting pop princesses like Kylie together with Booker prize winners like Salman Rushdie.
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We don't have a joint bank account, we just have a very casual arrangement taking it in turns to pay for things. I tend to buy food and pay the house cleaner and he tends to pay school fees. It's whoever has the cheque-book handy.
I wouldn't like to have a joint account, anyway, because you never want your husband to know how much you have spent on irrational strappy sandals.
I think it's genetically impossible for the female of the species to walk past a shoe sale and not buy something. Have you learned any difficult lessons about money through mistakes?
I got ripped off on my first film deal in Australia. Puberty Blues was the first book I wrote when I was a teenager and it was later made into a massively successful film by Bruce Beresford, who also did Driving Miss Daisy.
It became the biggest box-office grosser in Australian film history. That taught me a lesson — just because you've got an agent or someone looking after your money you still need to keep an eye on them.
I now have an in-house lawyer my husband check every contract as well as my agent. How did your childhood experience influence your attitude to money? I was brought up in Sydney and my parents both worked for the government Dad as an engineer and Mum as a teacher.
They were frugal and they saved their pennies.
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