Nestling in a special box, it hasn’t been further than an arm’s length away since the Queen pinned it on my silk dress at Buckingham Palace 72 hours ago.
Am I a hypocrite for accepting a CBE after all my words of criticism about the Royal Family?
Certainly, I was astonished to receive a letter earlier this year telling me I had been nominated for one in the Queen’s birthday honours list.
Who could have put my name forward? I don’t exactly have cosy friends in power. I’m not pally with politicians or top Tories and I’ve always considered myself an anti-Establishment outsider.
Janet Street Porter has been the establishment for decades now….