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Reasons to be cheerful. My glass is full ... By Lady Glenconner

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Reasons to be cheerful. My glass is full ... By Lady Glenconner

1. The luxury of time – to do what one wants for a change When I was married to Colin [Lord Glenconner, 1926-2010], I was always on the go. Now I can plan my day and do what I want. 2. It’s much better being old than being young I was shy when I was young. Being married to Colin, I wasn’t noticed. He was so flamboyant. I followed in his wake – and I followed in Princess Margaret’s wake, as her lady-in-waiting for 34 years. Working for her, I met lots of people and now I’m not intimidated by anyone. Other people might be intimidated by me. 3. My lovely children are wonderful to me My girls play cards at home in the evening with me and take me out. Darling Christopher [her surviving son] is also a joy to me. 4. Success with my books I became an...

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