From her private diaries, Lady Mary Soames recalls how she feared her father Winston Churchill would have a seizure after a row with her brother


From her private diaries, Lady Mary Soames recalls how she feared her father Winston Churchill would have a seizure after a row with her brother

10:01 PM on 10th September 2011

Blushing bride: Mary accompanied by her father, Winston Churchill, on the day of her wedding to Christopher Soames in 1947

Blushing bride: Mary accompanied by her father, Winston Churchill, on the day of her wedding to Christopher Soames in 1947

Newlyweds: Christopher and Mary Soames skiing on their honeymoon

Newlyweds: Christopher and Mary Soames skiing on their honeymoon

Lady Soames today: Mary is the last of the Churchill children who is still alive today

Lady Soames today: Mary is the last of the Churchill children who is still alive today

Tiny terror of No 10

Couple: But Randolph Churchill

Couple: But Randolph Churchill”s marriage to Pamela was ill-fated thanks to her affair with a family friend

A close shave at sea

My Tube ticket to disaster