What I have found is that real friends stand by you.
I think my attitude to human beings has changed since leaving prison.
Well I certainly have learned and I hope I'm moving on and certainly two years of prison was a terrible punishment.
But I certainly made mistakes, for which I regret, I think most human beings in their lifetime make mistakes, mine ended up in two years prison - two very remarkable years from which I learnt a lot.
Actually, Sydney is my second favourite city on earth, I love Sydney, but this is the greatest.
When I was deputy chairman I could travel from Glasgow to Edinburgh without leaving Tory land. In a two-week period I covered every constituency in which we had an MP. There were 14. Now we have only one. We appear to have given up.
Sixty per cent of people entering prison today are illiterate.
I'm passionate again about writing. This is important to me; it's got to be the comeback book.
But the thing I felt most strongly about, and put at the end of one of the prison diaries, was education.
I feel I have had a very interesting life, but I am rather hoping there is still more to come. I still haven't captained the England cricket team, or sung at Carnegie Hall!
At the end of my trial, I was rather hoping the judge would send me to Australia for the rest of my life.
Very few people deserted me when I went to prison. They stayed loyal.
Exclusive will not be published in book format.
I do greatly admire Australian artists.
When a book comes out I wonder if one person will buy it. It's agony. Of course it's stupid, but it's agony.
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