I have nothing to fear because the real men behind me are very powerful and they are there with me. Her mother left her father, a watch repairer, when she was two, then sent Bienvenida to live with her grandmother while she moved from Spain to England for work.
The best thing to overcome loneliness and improve your adjustment to the country would be to start dating a Korean woman.Korean women are really the best girlfriends to have in the world.‘My marriages have always been about men wanting to control me,’ she says now. Certainly, should she stand for election, Bienvenida has one advantage over the other candidates: she has no embarrassing skeletons left to rattle in her closets. Indeed she called it The Making Of A Modern Mistress.‘I cannot breathe when someone is pulling my strings. ‘I killed the project before it even started because women were not prepared to pay £5,000 to become ladies, basically,’ she says dismissively.Pink champagne in hand, Bienvenida Buck leads the way into her chic new Liverpool apartment.
It is only 11am but, as she explains, there is nothing quite like a fine crystal glass of something ‘light and sparkling’ to bring a glow to a lady’s complexion.If I stand for Mayor, my life will be dissected like a laboratory animal, but you know the advantage with me is that I don’t care. I am not hostage to my past.‘Sir Anthony was a brilliant man, a highly respected barrister, Minister for the British Navy under Edward Heath.I have nothing to fear because the real men behind me are very powerful and they are there with me. When I married him, it was my dream to have a man of power, of a certain age, that I could look up to,’ she says.‘But sadly, he never recovered from the divorce from his first wife to whom he’d been married 34 years.Today, at the age of 55, the former Lady Buck is looking for a completely new direction.Where once her life’s ambition was to be the ‘power behind the throne’, now, it seems, she wants the throne for herself.But I do not like to dwell on the past — my strategy is always to move forwards.‘I am chatted up all the time. ‘They would rather spend the money joining a dating agency.