Mary Killen Mary Killen

Dear Mary | 30 November 2017

Also: how can I avoid endorsing an acquaintance’s book?

Q. We have reached the age when we are receiving invitations from our friends for Golden Wedding celebrations. All the invitations clearly state no presents please. It feels dreadful to arrive without a gift, especially as others have obviously ignored the hosts’ request and arrived with presents. What to do?
— M & D.,

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