Visitors

Dear Mary: how can a dear friend be enjoined to plan his visits ahead?

18 March 2017 9:00 am

Q. Living in a large house in the country within striking distance of a motorway, we get a lot of…

Our hospitals are putting privacy above humanity

4 February 2017 9:00 am

Hospitals are putting NHS data-protection policies above simple humanity

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Dear Mary: How can I protect my sick husband from his friends?

28 November 2015 9:00 am

Q. My husband is, in a word, adorable. However, following a substantial brain operation, his doctor has told him that…

Dear Mary: How can I stop my elderly host making the bed?

21 February 2015 9:00 am

Q. I have regularly stayed with a hospitable friend in London but now hesitate to invite myself. She is seventy-something…

A brilliant turn: Imelda Staunton as Margaret in ‘Good People’

If you're going to adapt a bestseller, don't choose the A-Z

15 March 2014 9:00 am

What’s the quickest way to create a hit musical? Base it on a bestselling book. The writers of The A-Z…