Household Staff

Home Schooling and Private Tutors

Making the right choices for your child’s education can be an overwhelming responsibility and a bewildering process.  Ideas about “what is best” change over time and people are apt to disagree at any rate.  We often get asked about the benefits of Home Schooling, for example.  Many families are now …

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Nannies and Public Facebook Pages

I think my mum is one of the very few people on Earth who doesn’t have a Facebook account.  As she has often said to me, ‘What is so fascinating about seeing strange people falling over at a party drunk?’  I have to agree with her.  There is a very …

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The Golden Rules of Cleaning a Luxury Home

When cleaning anything; your main goal is to oust dirt. But you would need to determine just how far you are willing to go. The last thing you want is to ruin the very thing you are trying to clean. Besides, you also want to complete it as swiftly and …

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Polishing Silver Correctly

Before getting started polishing the silver cutlery, you need to get prepared. Place a big cloth over a table – any old sheet will do and collect all the silver around the house. I recommend the use of Goddard’s Long Term Silver Polish and Silver Foam. An impregnated silver cloth …

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Taking Care of Antique Silver Jewellery

People have been admiring silver since the ancient times and used it to create jewellery and other items of wealth. Although no one can say for sure exactly when silver was first discovered, archaeologists have found the remains of silver smelting operations dating earlier that 4000 BC. In fact, until …

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