“In my case, my earliest recollections all centred around travelling to and from school in London.”
She continued in her column for Best magazine: “The Tube was my mode of transport and in the Seventies, it also seemed that perverts and predators were drawn to the same routes I took like wasps to jam.
“I was flashed at more than once, followed a few times and a man once put his hand up my skirt on a crowded train.
“These incidents all happened to me between the ages of about 11 and 16. I now ask myself why I didn’t shout, scream, kick up a fuss, report them to an official – all the things I would urge any girl or woman to do today.”