Why Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan are my all-time heroes
He knew them both. One was deaf, ignorant and never stopped joking. The other was obsessed with her hair, prone to tears and had no sense of humour. But both changed history. In a fascinating new book, being serialised in the Mail, the great historian PAUL JOHNSON chooses his all-time heroes
A curtsy is a traditional gesture of greeting, in which a girl or woman bends her knees while bowing her head. It is the female equivalent of male bowing in Western cultures. Nowadays, curtsey is still performed when meeting Royals. There are some royal curtsies. Former prime minister Margaret Thatcher curtsy before the Queen Curtsy to Princess Margaret, when she arrives at Selfridge `s this evening to attend the ball in aid of the Marylebone Housing Association A lady curtsies respectfully…
The Invincible Mrs. Thatcher
During her 11 years at No. 10 Downing, Margaret Thatcher was in her element, remaking Great Britain from top to bottom. Her official biographer, Charles Moore, assesses the Iron Lady’s legacy as the nation’s first and, as yet, only female prime minister, one who relished playing with the boys—and beating them.
Wisdom from Margaret Thatcher – 12 Inspiring Quotes
Politics aside, Margaret Thatcher led an extraordinary life. Read 12 inspiring quotes from the woman who became the first ever female British Prime Minister.
Why We Collect Teddy Bears by the Michauds on Bears and Buds Teddy Bear Magazine
Bears and Buds is your online monthly teddy bear magazine with a Global Buyers Guide Directory to locate artists, manufacturers and suppliers. The online magazine covers every sector of the Teddy Bear world. Meet the teddy bear artists, find bear-making suppliers, locate teddy bear shows and events. Each webzine issue features articles about our creative artists, news about clubs, special pages for the teddy bear collector and business tips for artists. Bears&Buds is the sponsor of the…
A lesson from history: How thrifty PM Maggie paid £19 of her OWN cash for an ironing board (while Cameron blew £30,000 grant on improving Downing St residence)
After her 1979 election victory, Mrs Thatcher also told civil servants she could provide her own crockery and sent back unwanted bedlinen, noting she and her husband used only one bedroom.
Margaret Thatcher Showed the World What a Woman Can Do — The American Magazine, AEI -- "I stand before you in my Red Star Chiffon evening gown, my face softly made up and my hair gently waved … The Iron Lady of the Western World … A “cold war warrior,” an “amazon philistine” …Well, am I any of these things? [The audience shouts NO!] Well …Yes, I am the Iron Lady … if that is how they wish to interpret my defense of values and freedoms fundamental to our way of life."