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If I ruled the world: Edwina Currie

Sack spoilt footballers, make southerners travel north, and have more fun

By Edwina Currie   December 2012

If I ruled the world we would have a lot more fun… and nobody would sneer at older people who hold hands and have the occasional cuddle. As long as they pay their taxes and don’t upset the neighbours, I don’t care much who does what with whom; that’s why I am in favour of gay marriage and urge all my friends to tie the knot. But I do get irritated at the idea, much peddled in the media, that life stops at 40.

I’m a baby boomer, one of…

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