The consolations of age

Jeffrey Archer has revealed his sadness over the declining health of Margaret Thatcher, admitting that his long-term friend no longer recognises him.

The author and former Tory MP, who served under Lady Thatcher when she was prime minister, said that the 87-year-old had been one of three ‘remarkable women’ in his life alongside his mother Lola and wife Mary.

But he says that her failing memory means she doesn’t know who he is when they now meet.

4 thoughts on “The consolations of age”

  1. We were especially lucky that Margaret Thatcher never showed any signs of acting a bit odd until after she left office.

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