With news she could be released from jail in three months, Schapelle is already dreaming of becoming a mum Fresh clean linen, a swim in the ocean and a beer with her mates are all on the menu for Schapelle Corby’s long awaited first day of freedom. For so long that wish-list the rest of us take for granted was just a dream for Schapelle as she ticked off the lonely years in her Balinese cell. But with news of her clemency by the Indonesian president, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, those dreams could become a reality as early as August. That’s when some insiders say Schapelle will be eligible for parole and allowed to live with her sister Mercedes in Indonesia. Mercedes was there to break the news to Schapelle last week and spoke exclusively to Woman’s Day about her sister’s reaction from outside the prison gates. “Everyone was making comments in the visiting room, saying ‘Oh, you’re going home, congratulations’, and she was like, ‘What’s going on?’”
Read more about Schapelle Corby in this week’s Woman’s Day on sale Monday May 28, 2012.