Penrose Halson's career encompassed teaching, writing, editing and, to her astonishment, becoming first lady Master of a City Livery Company. Her determined mother sent her to the Katharine Allen Marriage & Advice Bureau, of which she became proprietor in 1986. In 1992 it incorporated Heather Jenner's agency. Aged forty-eight she finally delighted her mother by marrying and lives in London with her husband. She is the author of Marriages Are Made in Bond Street.
It’s easy to see the modern search for ‘The One’ as drastically different from courting as our parents and grandparents experienced it, but has what men and women are searching for really changed? We took a look at the bizarre, heart-breaking and hilarious requirements of t...
Interviewer's comments: "Sheer hell. Quite batty. Goggling eres. Smells." (No record whether successfully matched or not.)
by @PenroseHalson - 5 days ago
Man seeking: "Someone who has not a large number of relations" (Sounds as if he's already suffered a surfeit of in-laws!)
Female client seeking "Dark, not very good-looking. LARGE poultry farmer, accountant, civil engineer, solicitor, or other good profession.
Paperback now out - on display at WH Smith Heathrow and elsewhere. Good cheer for travellers. More client requirements to follow.
Still laughing at Marriage Bureau clients' requirements. E.G. (Hers): Nobody who wants me to help him in his busine… https://t.co/RV1YQSKfKW
by @PenroseHalson - 22 days ago
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