Etiquette

They're tired, they're shell-shocked and they have a lot to learn and to remember. They will love that their new baby is being showered with presents, and use and treasure these lovely gifts. But do they always need to commit that praise and gratitude to paper?
As December rolls round, so do work Christmas parties, and the sort of behaviour that should see you having a stern word
Now I don't know if it's because I am naturally very empathetic and emotional, I would help anyone in need - I just feel compelled to, but surely there must be even an ounce of that same emotion in others?
There are many reasons to dress nicely on a flight, and they're not just to do with self-esteem and other touchy feely issues, although doesn't everybody feel better in fresh, clean clothes? Nor are they to do with consideration for others around you, 'cause that clearly isn't a pressing matter.
For years, northerners and southerners have fought over the correct way to pronounce ‘scone’ - after all, it’s a traditional
Since moving to the Cotswolds the amount of social kissing I am expected to engage in has increased significantly. By social kissing, I don't mean snogging in the street like a teenager, I mean cheek brushing and lip puckering with a loud 'mwahh'.
It can be a terrifying experience, entering a casino. Fresh with images in the mind from Hollywood scenes that suggest fiery dealers and intricate etiquette, casino virgins might feel daunted when laying their first bets. And, especially, us poker players, who may have only played online, could consider a physical felt a scary proposition.
We're not suggesting for a moment that you haven't heard of Country Life, the magazine for rich folk in the country who have
Downton Abbey is back with a bang and for a series set almost 100 years ago, some of its themes are surprisingly relevant