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A smörgåsbord of wit and wisdom from N

Written by Em On the eve of my wedding, my domestic, post-war goddess of a grandmother bequeathed to me two pearls of marital wisdom: 1. Always put on lipstick when you hear your husband’s car in the driveway – make him think you’ve been waiting for him all day. 2. Always put a pot on the stove, even if it’s just water boiling – make him think supper is almost ready. If I had really paid attention to what she was saying, I would have heard her speak the keys to a happy marriage – mastering the art of illusion, offering a whole lot of...