...while I was eating. But - and this is just between you and me - I did drop a pea (petit pois) down my Chanel décolleté, but to my astonishment (and delight - oh la la!) Monsieur le President had enough spark left in him after the dinner to retrieve it.
I was wondering what gift Hu Jintao and his wife were going to give me. By the way, the gifts from visiting heads of state, is the best part of being Premiere Dame de France.
I was just hoping that it would not be a book. Because you see, I already have a book. The Pope sent me one last month when The Husband went to see him.
And so what was I going to do with another book?
Must just tell you that the Pope's book had some nice pictures in it of men in robes and sandals and a naked baby lying in a crib in a stable, so I tore out the pages and lined the drawers of...