Lawson was asked in the interview if she felt buoyed by the public support for her. “I really think that if the major thing in your life is what people who don’t know you think, then you’re living your life wrong.” Lawson’s marriage to Saatchi fell apart in the most public of ways when the multi-millionaire art collector was photographed clutching her throat outside Scott’s restaurant in Mayfair in June.She replied: “I try not to live in the public’s fear. If anything, I’ve stopped reading papers, which I find difficult because I was a journalist so long and I’m a bit of a print fanatic. Saatchi dismissed it as a “playful tiff” but Lawson moved out and the couple divorced two months later.Sugar can be used to make explosives and home-made smoke bombs by mixing it with potassium nitrate.
Both Nigella and dad-of-two Ronan have lost partners to cancer.
Lawson is now bouncing back, and her latest venture is the re-issue of her cookery books as the ‘Nigella Collection’.
During the Mc Intyre interview, Lawson said she had found a new house.
Self-confessed anarchist Ronan, 61 — whose 1975 murder conviction was overturned — was cleared again in 1979 of charges including possessing an explosive substance.
He spent 18 months behind bars after being wrongly convicted of the IRA murder of a policeman in the 1970s.