Carol Thatcher tells a moving little story. 'I'm always trying to convinceWell if it isn't, it ought to be.
Mum just how much affection the public still has for her, but she isn't
convinced. And then, in my temporary spell of being a "celeb" (she won last
year's ITV show I'm A Celebrity. .. Get Me Out Of Here!), I was asked to open a
local street fair. It was a lovely summer evening and my mother said: "I want to
come and watch." 'When we arrived, she was greeted with tremendous warmth, a
round of applause, people gathering round taking pictures with their mobiles and
parents telling their small children who she was. 'It was lovely, and Mum was so
excited. She was genuinely chuffed, because when you are out of politics you are
very out. I said to her: "Mum, you are an icon." She replied: "Carol, I think my
place in history is assured."'
Friday, February 16, 2007
The Everyday Life of a Retired Iron Lady
There was a rather poignant profile of Margaret Thatcher and her day to day life in the Daily Mail yesterday by Geoffrey Levy. Click HERE. It ends likes this...