Entries by William Hanson from 07/2011

In Defence of the Napkin

| Posted 07.23.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Napkins are glorious and those who shun them are on a very slippery slope, as far as I am concerned.

Accents Aren't Always Acceptable, Pet

| Posted 07.26.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Selfridges, the upmarket department store chain, have banned their employees in their two Manchester branches from using expressions such as 'hiya', 'see ya' and 'cheers' when addressing customers over fears that they are too colloquial and sounding like Coronation Street extras.

Why I Hate Barbecues

| Posted 07.31.2011 | UK Lifestyle

The only type of barbecue I can just about tolerate is a sit-down with cutlery affair. If there's proper napkins to hand then all the better. Barbecues where you have to stand up and wolf a hot dog or chicken kebab down are ghastly affairs. I like food and wish to enjoy it at leisure.