‘On that night of the 12th May, 1994, I needed that love Cherie gave me, selfishly. I devoured it to give me strength. I was an animal following my instinct, knowing I would need every ounce of emotional power to cope with what lay ahead. I was exhilarated, afraid and determined in roughly equal quantities.’
Enjoying Tony Blair’s book A Journey – but I do enjoy political biographies of all complexions. I will even read Gordon Brown’s – but may need to put a wet towel around my head. They say it will be ‘technical’.
Tony Blair interviewed by Katie Couric – live
Guardian: Join Hadley Freeman as she watches Tony Blair being interviewed in New York after yesterday receiving the Liberty Medal for conflict resolution