Born in 1916 in Wales to Norwegian parents, he was named after a Norwegian polar explorer. Fighting in WW2 as a pilot, he got injured and momentarily lost his sight. In hospital he fell in love with his nurse, Mary. After regaining his sight, he fell quickly out of love and rejoined the war. Later in life he married an Academy Award winning American actress and had five children. While at school in Britain the chocolate company CADBURY used to send choclate for testing to pupils in his school, something that would later have an impact on one of his books.
yes...and the light bulb switched itself on, didn't it?! Now off with you to the comment section and hint away at this week's imaginative guest. You are free to use limericks, hints, jokes, little drawings or quotes to bring your point across.
Have scrumptulicious fun!
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