From Letters

Unplugged bliss

Sir, Like Emma Duncan I took a break from my iPhone while visiting family over Christmas (“This plugged-in life is the enemy of thought”, Comment, June 29). The benefits were so immediately obvious that I now rarely use social media at all. I was particularly glad to be rid of the cacophonous clutter of Facebook,…

Get it white

SIR – It was enlightening to read that David Cameron hires his white tie and tails (Mandrake, October 30). It was not, however, entirely surprising. The Prime Minister suffers from a malady common among the wealthy, which causes them to disregard the rules of formal dress. Despite possessing the means to have evening dress tailored,…