Mary Killen

Mary Killen writes The Spectator's Dear Mary column.

Dear Mary: How do I choose who to sponsor for the London Marathon?

20 April 2024 9:00 am

Q. For the past couple of years, many of my sons’ friends have been gamely running the London Marathon for…

Dear Mary: should I encourage guests to strip their beds?

13 April 2024 9:00 am

Q. Our son, 17, who is generally a credit to us, has started eating with his mouth open. It’s the…

Dear Mary: how can I unmask anonymous marathon sponsors?

6 April 2024 9:00 am

Q. My son-in-law is running the Paris marathon to raise money for cystic fibrosis research and has sent out a…

Dear Mary: how do I stop my wife from sleeping naked?

11 November 2023 9:00 am

Q. Wealthy ex-pat friends came to stay and, despite being attended to assiduously by our major domo, they left without…