The festive season brings heat, holiday spirit and often hordes of family coming to stay. Lesley Beake knows the drill. Here are her lessons on surviving domestic arrivals
By Lesley Beake
My first home consisted of two rondawels connected by a sort of hallway, with a separate shower (cold) and loo. It was set high in the mountains above Wellington, at the top of a spectacularly awful road that lead to spectacularly wonderful views. Heaven!
Inviting people to enjoy my new home with me was top of my list. First family and then friends. That was 35 years ago and apart from hot running water and more rooms,
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