Table Talk

Packing Claudia the darlings off for “improving” summer activities

Claudia Savage-Gore loses sleep plotting a stealth-lavish birthday party

Enduring pale, greasy salmon in the spiritual home of the trout pout

Celebrate the return of normal life, but choose your guests with care

Thomas Woodham-Smith meets the go-to man for classic English furniture

Plants, not hobbyists, are best for bees

You can grow without a garden

Claudia Savage-Gore on the dinner party minefield of Everyone’s Invited

Save your shrubs with a slug pub, says Hephzibah Anderson

Patrick Galbraith enjoys a frustrating day with dog and gun