"You're probably going to think 'are you hell', but I am actually quite private, quite shy," Michelle Mone tells me towards the end of our conversation.
Scots are being urged to check their homes - and insurance cover - just in case they fall victim to the so-called 'magnifying glass' effect.
IT can be a hard-knock life for authors these days.
Fortune favours the brave and it seems they don't come much tougher than fiery millionaire Michelle Mone, whose gloves are definitely off in her revealing new tell-all book.
HER mother has made her mark on the business world with her massively popular Ultimo bras and range of upmarket lingerie.