Dear Mr & Mrs Properly: If I am going to a party someone is throwing for someone else at their house - and I'm bringing a gift for the guest of honour - do I also need to bring a hostess gift?
A girl I know has made everyone swear she is not a day over 37, even though we collectively remember having celebrated her 40th a couple of years ago.
A few year ago before Boris et al made it fashionable, I cycled to work from leafy South West London to the office just north west of Tower Bridge. Now, I’m not anti-cyclist, in fact some of my best friends are cyclists, but there are a few things you should be aware of.
For some weeks now, I have observed the strangest things going on around Southbank.
I just received the umpteenth request for charitable donations from a colleague who is either running or cycling for charity (I've forgotten). Personally, I don’t see the attraction, but as long as I like the charity, I give them some of my funds.
After days - no, weeks - of anticipation, Kate & Wills finally tied the knot. I have to say, I am a bit sad that it’s over. I am a sucker for romance, and every common girl wants to be queen for a day.
Acting is a mixture of instinct and analysis, but if I had to take one away it would be the analysis.
Women of the world, we apologise for distracting you from your search for the Higgs boson/contemplation of the plight of female Lib Dem MPs and/or trying to block out the shrill wail of an advancing royal wedding, but we fear you may have missed some disturbing comments made by one Simon Murray, chairman of Glencore, the world's largest commodities trader, on the subject of women in boardrooms: "They have a tendency not to be so involved quite often and they're not so ambitious in business as men because they've got better things to do," he told the Sunday Telegraph.
Ray Davies has now been famous for close on half a century, and yet the experience seems to have changed him hardly at all.
The singer Pink has said she found it cute when her three-year-old blurted out the F-word. But how do other parents cope with their potty-mouthed offspring? (Warning: contains swearing)
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