Forget the glitz, forget the media hype, one thing stood out for me in the civil partnership between Sir England’s Rose and David (Sale Starts Boxing Day) Furnishings and that was the reports that they had invited ‘700 of their closest friends’ to witness the ceremony.
700? Closest? Not mere acquaintances, not the nextdoor but whatever on catching their eye when putting out the milk bottles, not those that you’re on nodding terms with at the same time everyday at the bus-stop, not even the bloke you share a canteen table with on the days you happen to eat at the same time on the same day. Read more ›››