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A day out can end in Booze and Bedlam

Letters
·1 min read
<span>Photograph: Andrew Linscott/Alamy</span>
Photograph: Andrew Linscott/Alamy

Can I suggest that when you meet people who are grieving (Letters, 30 November), you ask: “How are you today?” My husband, who died from motor neurone disease in 2017, said this acknowledged that some days were better than others.
Helen Keats
Kingston, Isle of Wight

• Jess Cartner-Morley dates the glory days of Topshop from the late 1990s (The rock star of retail: how Topshop changed the face of fashion, 3 December). Long before that, in the remote 70s and 80s, Topshop was a beacon and a joy to visit. Fun clothes, great atmosphere, loud music. Perfection!
Sue Roberts
Westhall, Suffolk

• After reading Lucy Mangan’s one-star review of Love Bites (30 November), I await with interest your first review receiving no stars at all – it should be fascinating viewing!
Guy Sowerby
Bingham, Nottinghamshire

• What’s happened to Wank on the Austria/Germany border (Letters, 2 December)? I delightedly drove through it in my Austin 1300 in 1972 aged 18, stopping for the obligatory photos. Looking it up now, I see Wankdorf is nearby.
Jonathan Taylor
Fowey, Cornwall

• In North Yorkshire you can start a long-distance fell walk in Crackpot, go on to enjoy the delights of Booze and then finally end the day in Bedlam.
Angus MacIntosh
Burley in Wharfedale, West Yorkshire

• Would a can of worms count as a full meal (Scotch egg to the rescue: minister says it can be ‘substantial meal’, 30 November)?
Hazel Green
Shepperton, Surrey