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    Back to black?

    July 3, 2013

    Watching the Lawson-Saatchi marital tribulations, and not envying Nigella being papped packing her stuff or having a scruffy Sunday with friends, has made me think how useful it would be if we could return to Victorian dress codes. All right, divorce and separation were not big in those days, but death certainly was, and it divided an awful lot of spouses. We all live on into our eighties now, many of us divorcing and chopping and changing partners regularly, so…

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