Christmas presents

Dear Mary: Why does my feminist friend always expect me to pay for dinner?

7 December 2019 9:00 am

Q. One of my very best female friends has got into the habit of lecturing me on gender equality, in…

On a wintry clifftop, I stumble on one of the great sights of British nature

7 January 2017 9:00 am

On New Year’s Day I went for a swim off Broad Haven beach in Pembrokeshire. The water was 10.3ºC: pretty…

How to pick the perfect present

13 December 2014 9:00 am

I had always attributed it to bad luck in the genetic lottery. I am three-eighths Welsh and a quarter Scottish,…