9781849943789

Her Ladyship's Guide to Running One's Home

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  • ISBN13:

    9781849943789

  • ISBN10:

    1849943788

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2016-11-01
  • Publisher: Batsford
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Summary

Ever wondered how to fit the ironing into an already overcrowded schedule? Or how to deal with houseguests whose political opinions you abhor? In this charming book, “Her Ladyship” provides the answers to these and other pressing domestic questions! In her trademark lightly humorous but always elegant style, she addresses such issues as day-to-day housekeeping and routines, managing “staff” (cleaners, au pairs, gardeners) effectively and graciously, how to avoid committing social faux pas, and how to get the kids to help with the housework. Even if you live in a small apartment—rather than a large country estate—you’ll find just the gentle guidance you need to run your home properly.

Author Biography

Caroline Taggart is an experienced editor and the author of Her Ladyship's Guide to the Art of Conversation (Batsford), I Used to Know That (Reader's Digest), The Book of English Place Names (Ebury Press) and The Book of London Place Names (Ebury Press), and coauthor of My Grammar and I or Should That Be 'Me'? (Reader's Digest). She visits literary festivals and writers' workshops around the country, advising aspiring writers on how to get published. She is not related to Her Ladyship, but shares many of her prejudices. She lives in London.

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