working from home

Are plans to abandon the office premature?

28 April 2021 3:12 am

To what extent will our pandemic lifestyles stick? With ‘work from home’ guidance in place for the best part of…

The WFH community are finally walking their own dogs — with terrible consequences

19 September 2020 9:00 am

Every time I get on a horse I have to face the likelihood that a dog, or pack of dogs,…

Why Turkey Twizzlers are back on the menu

22 August 2020 9:00 am

Pink and twisted Bernard Matthews, which stopped making Turkey Twizzlers in 2005 after criticism about unhealthy school dinners from Jamie…

I’m imposing a one-woman trade embargo on China

2 May 2020 9:00 am

Without making any efforts in that direction, I now know all about a certain telecom firm’s future business plans. My…

Dear Mary: My neighbour is planning a girls’ night in — how can I escape?

9 January 2016 9:00 am

Q. Although I have met most of the fellow occupants of my building at residents’ meetings, we don’t socialise. However…

Dear Mary: How do I train my husband not to shout for me from far-flung rooms?

19 July 2014 9:00 am

Q. My former cleaner has now retired and lives nearby. I visit her with clockwork regularity and always enjoy seeing…