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Dear Mary

Dear Mary: How I can I avoid being invited to any more country house weekends?

Plus: Dealing with men who want to tarmac your drive, and with friends who want to marry objectionable millionaires

4 April 2015

9:00 AM

4 April 2015

9:00 AM

Q. Someone I was at university with but hadn’t seen much of over the ten years since invited me to come for a weekend at his country house. I went once and, although it was perfectly fine and they are perfectly nice, wouldn’t want to go there again. Life’s just too short to spend weekends with people you can’t really talk to.

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