Enjoying the ex-MP's 'shameless, unflinchingly blunt' diaries? Here's what she might say about this month
The Daily Mail has been serialising extracts from Edwina Currie's 1992-97 diaries ("shameless, unflinchingly blunt yet compulsively readable"). But the Guardian has gained exclusive access to the former MP's diaries for September 2012, as yet unwritten but provisionally entitled But That's Enough About You. Now read on:
Belgravia (Edwina's London pied-à-terre), Tuesday 4 September: The papers all say David Cameron is planning a reshuffle, so I have stayed close to the phone all day. How well I remember the advice I gave him when he was a clueless young special adviser at the Treasury, helping John Major's useless government ruin the economy. But look at him now, despite not being physically very attractive (that face, doesn't he know any plastic surgeons?). Though Dave never made a pass at me (unlike that Boris, cheeky boy!) I'm pretty sure he's still grateful and may want me to help refresh his tired team. This wet coalition needs more super 60s ministers with experience. A certain Baroness Currie would make a lot better job at justice than Fatso Clarke.
Derbyshire (Edwina's country hideaway), Wednesday 5 September: ...