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A Fantasy Dinner Party

A Fantasy Dinner Party

By Bibi Lemos and Andrea Heald Setting the Scene You want to have the ultimate dinner party.  The housekeeper has set the table beautifully in your dining room.  There are gorgeous fresh flowers which makes the room look amazing.  Your Butler has chosen and decanted...

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We love Filipina Housekeepers!

We love Filipina Housekeepers!

Town and Country actually loves all housekeepers, whether they are in London or around the country!! All around the smartest London and other city addresses we have seen the rise of the Filipina housekeeper and nannies over many years. The trend really has not...

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A Day in the Life of a Private PA 

A Day in the Life of a Private PA 

I am often asked what the job of a PA involves or to describe a typical day but the best part of being a PA is that there is no typical working day.   Every day brings its own challenges and tasks and each day requires you to re-prioritise what needs to be covered...

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A brief history of Housekeepers in London

A brief history of Housekeepers in London

Housekeeper to  Clean, Housekeeper to Cook, Housekeeper to Wash and Iron - the Housekeeper’s History In the Victorian period, domestic service was the second largest form of employment in Britain after farm work. Housework was highly labour intensive in those days and...

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