I wasn't exactly ideal wife material for an up-and-coming young politician.
I knew we hadn't a future, so I got out.' Jonathan accepted her decision and had no idea how much she loved him.
In fact, if things had turned out differently he could now have been Tory leader.
JONATHAN and Elizabeth Aitken are just back from their honeymoon and are living in the bride's elegant London mansion flat.
She's looking svelte and stunning in a cream suit, with a diamond-encrusted wedding ring.
It's on an island, with its own private beach and cinema, and you can only get there by boat.
'Every morning, I worked on a book I'm writing, Psalms For People Under Pressure. She said: "What a book to be writing on your honeymoon." ' The wedding was the perfect ending to an interrupted love affair which began in the 1970s.
'Afterwards, I said: "Wasn't that lovely of Damian?
" Jonathan said: "He did seem rather anxious to get rid of you."' William's speech began: 'Usually a best man is able to entrance all the wedding guests with a few salacious stories about the bridegroom's past indiscretions.
As always, she's wearing her favourite scent, Fracas, and doesn't look a day older than when I interviewed her 27 years ago after her divorce from movie star Rex Harrison.
'That's private, Lynda,' is all she will say to any questions about a facelift.
Unfortunately, I can't do that as it's already been done by the tabloids.' Jamie brought the house down by tapping the mike three times, saying 'Testing, testing, testing' before adding: 'I'm not referring to my mother's previous marriages.' Finally, at midnight, the bridal couple left their guests by quickstepping out of the party as the steel band played on.