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When is a ‘crust of dust’ a good thing?

Helen Lloyd, Housekeeper supremo for the National Trust, is one of those redoubtable, no-nonsense Englishwomen who gets things done. She blew into the Trust 33 years […]

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Skivvies for the middle classes

The October Gallery on Old Gloucester Street, Bloomsbury, is a place of sleek white walls and contemporary art, with a trendy Persian café serving excellent pilaf. […]

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Born to serve?

There are qualities you can list on a CV, or pick up on at interview, but there is something indefinable about a good housekeeper. In Nicky […]

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