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Concierge Services – For a Managed Life

Concierge Services – For a Managed Life

Harassed executives all have professional Personal Assistants to organize their lives and schedule – we’ve all heard the cliche of the busy company director getting his P.A. to buy his wife’s birthday, anniversary and Christmas presents. Concierge and Lifestyle management services take the place of that competent secretary, with her little black book of contacts [...]

How to Open and Serve Oysters

How to Open and Serve Oysters

An anonymous poet once wrote: “ The oyster is a prolific bivalve, raises its young inside its shell. How it piddles is a riddle, but it does so what the hell !” We couldn’t agree more, no need to over analyse oysters just enjoy them, but be damn sure that you know how to prepare [...]

Arrange Flowers Like a Professional

Arrange Flowers Like a Professional

If you want to learn a little about flower arranging – how to judge color, size and create an arrangement that just works this is the post for you. Certainly you can go on a flower arranging course but if you’re in a hurry here are our basic guidelines for the butler or hostess in [...]

Tie Knots: The Windsor

Tie Knots: The Windsor

The first in a series of tie knots, here we feature ‘The Windsor’ sometimes known, unnecessarily, as the ‘Full Windsor’ or ‘Double Windsor’. The knot is named after the late Duke of eerm Windsor! A little man who liked a big tie…

How to Wear a Kilt

How to Wear a Kilt

Need to know how to wear a kilt? Whether wearing a kilt yourself or helping your employer to dress correctly there are some simple rules to follow when wearing Highland Dress. Remember that, even in Scotland, the wearing of a kilt is saved for special occasions. Chances are that the last time you saw someone [...]