Coffee shop etiquette (Part Two) We’ve covered the basics but as with pubs, there are many more coffee shop scenarios that need to be addressed. Ordering (Part two) It really should be a simple process but people like to think that by making it complicated, they’ve achieved a feat similar to winning University Challenge whilst … More Coffee shop etiquette (Part Two)
Coffee Shop Etiquette Like most writers, I put on the pretence of doing my writing in a coffee shop. I therefore have a great deal of experience of the type of people who frequent them. Not as much a pubs but I still consider myself expert enough to tell you how to go on. Ordering … More Coffee Shop Etiquette
Funeral Etiquette Death comes to us all and with a 100% turnover rate, unless you are very unlucky, chances are that someone you know will die before you. In most cases, assuming you haven’t buried them under the patio, you will need to attend a funeral. They can be emotional affairs and a simple misplaced … More Funeral Etiquette
Neighbours, everybody needs good neighbours or so the song used to go. But what if your neighbours don’t look like Kylie or Jason, what motivation do you have to be a good neighbour? … More Parcels, pets and nosy parking. How to be a good neighbour.
It wouldn’t be right if I didn’t follow my A-Z of 2017 (The Highlights) with my A-Z of 2017 (The Lowlights) A – Austerity Al. I’m still surviving but I need to start earning decent money soon or I’ll be eating gruel. B – Books. Surprisingly found very few that I’ve enjoyed this year. Certainly … More My A-Z of 2017 (The lowlights)
It’s been an exciting year and it’s hard to narrow it down to just 26 things but here is my A-Z of 2017 (The Highlights) A – Amble. Another great weekend away with the lads but possibly the weirdest place on earth. B – Blogging. My etiquette guides have become increasingly popular. Look forward to … More My A-Z of 2017 (The Highlights)
You’ve decided on your cubicle and entered with the minimum of fuss. Now what? The advent of mobile phones has been a game changer in the world of on pot entertainment but some people are still old school and prefer traditional reading material. As an author I am all for people buying books to read … More Creating a stink (Toilet etiquette part two).
I’ve covered many subjects in my etiquette guides from how to behave on public transport, to common decency when ordering a pint and how to survive the supermarket without being murdered. I believe that I have guided you well and as yet, with the exception of the Full English Breakfast blog, I don’t think I’ve … More Trump before you dump? My guide to toilet etiquette.
A lot of people love their cars. I don’t mean those that dress in suspenders and diddle with the exhaust, I mean the ones whose ownership of an automobile is the centre of their life. Are you one? Maybe you are a Pride and Joyrider. The Pride and Joyrider You don’t have to own a … More Park your pride. Driving etiquette (Part three)
Now that you own a car and are out on the big bad roads, it’s time for a crash course in driving etiquette. There are many categories of drivers, some more welcome than others. I will try and highlight a few major car driving breeds, see if you recognise yourself. The Ditherer In June 2015, … More The Ditherer and the Wannabe American. My guide to driving etiqeutte