in honour of the fact that i have recently discovered i am to become an aunt next spring, i present to you an arbitrary list of noted exemplars:
auntie beeb aka the bbc
t.s.eliot's aunt helen
aunt julia and the scriptwriter
paddington's aunt lucy (did you know that in peru his name, or possibly his uncle's name was pastuso?)
spiderman's aunt may
creating an edible version of a diabetic banana chocolate parfait - aunt runner
and last but not least my darling auntie dorrit!