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FRIEND or FAUX

FRIEND or FAUX

From coats, to hats and trimmed boots, no animals were harmed in the making of these fabulous (fake) furs. {igallery...

The Lady Events

LITERARY LUNCH

LITERARY LUNCH

Once again, The Lady is delighted to announce our next Literary Lunch. On Tuesday 3 March, we invite you to a drinks reception followed by a three-course lunch. Spend the...

Battle of Hastings

Dogs by the Sea

Dogs by the Sea

It is said that the Queen was so devoted to Susan, her first corgi, that she insisted on taking her on honeymoon. If Prince Philip hadn’t already had an inkling that he was...

Modern Manners

The Lady Guide to Modern Manners: 23 January

Snobbery

Dear Thomas, I called on some friends recently, a husband and wife, who come from a more privileged background than I do and went to better universities. I wanted to...

First Impressions

SIR CHRIS BONINGTON

SIR CHRIS BONINGTON

What are you working on at the moment? I slipped a disc when I climbed the Old Man of Hoy to celebrate reaching the bright, young age of 80. I made the first descent of it...

Etiquette

On Deck Decorum

William Hanson Continued interest in cruises amongst both older and younger generations has fueled the creation of a wealth of new groundbreaking ships and destinations, as...

Radio

Radio Review: 23 January

LIFE OF RILEY

Certain key phrases have me rushing for the off -switch. I couldn’t get to it fast enough listening to You & Yours, when Winifred Robinson announced Kelvin MacKenzie...

Television

Churchill: A Nation’s Farewell

ANOTHER SIDE TO CHURCHILL

It would have been a wonderfully eccentric and oh-so-British final resting place for Winston Churchill: his ashes scattered across the croquet lawn at Chartwell, just feet...

Musical

DANCE ’TIL DAWN

STRICTLY FLAVIA AND VINCENT

Somewhere between cartoon caper and a slice of Strictly, Dance ’Til Dawn is the latest vehicle for the talents of Flavia Cacace and Vincent Simone and follows hard on the...

Feature

LEGENDARY TREASURES

Paris: 3 October 1966. The invitation stipulated ‘black tie’. Gathered round the dinner table was the crème de la crème of Paris high society. Presiding over the company...

Book Reviews

Book Reviews: 23 January

New Must Reads

OUT NOW THORNFIELD HALL by Jane Stubbs (Corvus, £7.99; offer price, £7.59) A retelling of Jane Eyre through the eyes of elderly housekeeper Alice Fairfax would seem, at...

Travel

Surf and Turf

Surf and Turf

SPIRIT OF INDIA The Luxury Cruise Company’s 16-day Spirit of India tour, from £5,995 per person, includes a new seven-night Ganges River Cruise on board RV Ganges Voyager,...

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"BEAUTY may fade and riches be lost, but a sense of humour ripens with the years, and cannot be stolen. It remains a very real solace, and a talisman against the ills of life."

The Lady. The Invaluable Possession 2nd May, 1912
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Q: A recent survey has revealed the Top 10 things British women would love to do but are too scared. Have you done any of the following?

Sing in public / karaoke - 10.6%
Ask for a pay rise - 6.2%
Travel or holiday alone - 27.7%
Do a naked photo-shoot - 6.2%
Get a tattoo - 3.8%
Have a bikini wax - 4.9%
Get your hair cut very short - 10.6%
Ask someone out on a date - 3.8%
Quit your job - 19%
Have cosmetic surgery - 7.3%
The voting for this poll has ended on: 13 Jun 2014 - 09:12

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