Friday, November 26, 2004

Living history: Maggie Thatcher

I think Boris Johnson MP might have a crush on the Iron Lady.

She sat under the glazed roof of the central courtyard of Portcullis House - the building completed about five years ago and housing 210 Members of Parliament and their staff at a cost of about £1 million per MP. Her guests were held in thrall and she was lost in concentrated discussion. To her observers, however, she beamed something altogether different: her filigree hairstyle and immaculate chic suit looked more wonderful than anything most of us had ever seen. As a distraction to those in the coffee area, she would occasionally emphasise a point by tapping on her ivory knees peeping out from below her outfit and stretch out her slender calves as an afterthought.

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