Life

Your Problems Solved

7 September 2002 12:00 am

Dear Mary… Q. For years I have suffered embarrassment at the hands of my father’s gluttony – specifically his habit…

Your Problems Solved

31 August 2002 12:00 am

Dear Mary… Q. I refer to your advice on giving eulogies (Your problems solved, l7 August). Is not ‘eulogy’ suggestive…

Your Problems Solved

24 August 2002 12:00 am

Dear Mary… Q. I am recovering in hospital from a serious car accident in which – among other things –…

Mind Your Language

24 August 2002 12:00 am

A 14-year-old man, as I learn I should call a Wykehamist, Benjamin Nicholls, has written to me about a suggestion…

Boiled alive

20 April 2002 9:00 am

‘How do I kill it?’ I said. ‘Stab it in the mouth with a long knife,’ said the lad in…

Self-confidence is all

30 March 2002 9:00 am

Two Christmases ago, Sharon gave her Mum a self-help paperback called The Duty Trap. The book is aimed at people…