Britons appear to be turning their back on oversized wine glasses and pubs have returned to smaller measures
I was pleased to learn that, no doubt after thorough empirical research, Cambridge University has revealed that people tend to drink more when served wine in larger glasses (News, last week). Good to know that our leading institutions are pushing forward the boundaries of the bleeding obvious.
Chris Fleming Jones, Llangattock Lingoed, Abergavenny
Pump it up
Matt Rudd concludes that we should dress “appropriately” for our age (Magazine, last week). What a spoilsport! I am inordinately proud of my shiny, sparkly new plimmies, and they get me a lot of attention. I’m 79, since you ask.
Edna Reith, London N19
Signs of the times
In these parts we are used to seeing such house names as The Old Post Office, The