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Meet our acerbic-tongued resident agony aunt, Florence Tightening-Nail. There is nothing she doesn’t have an opinion on, and rest assured she is always right.

Got a dilemma? Submit your questions using the form below to receive her pearls of wisdom.

Your Letters

An Architecture Illiterate Seeks Insight Dear Florence, My friend keeps harping on about ‘Art Deco’. After reading numerous articles on the subject, I simply do not get it. Help me[...]
Silver Surfer Seeks Laptop Advice Dear Florence, After completing a basic computing course I’m tempted to blow a bit of the cash I’ve set aside for the grandkids’ university days o[...]
Solo holiday maker fears being a Betty-No-Mates… Dear Florence, I really want to go on holiday this year but have left it very late to organise. My girl friends have all been[...]
DIY store virgin dreads first visit.. Dear Florence, I always thought buying a home would have been something I’d have done with a significant other but things didn’t w[...]
Dear Florence, My boyfriend works in IT and I don’t understand it – help?Kind Regards, Julia, Wigan, U.K My dear Julia, You have my sincerest sympathies on that one. Gone are[...]
Dear Florence, How do I explain to my mother I don’t own an iron? Kind Regards, Meredith, Aberdeen, Scotland Meredith, Just explain to her how neatly you fold your clothes an[...]
Dear Florence, I have a mountain of wine bottles out the back which I need to recycle. But I’m ashamed to trawl them up the road to the bottle bank in full view of the neighb[...]

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