You could have been more precise about the politicians’ attire (May and Macron hold ‘informal’ Brexit talks in France, 4 August). May was wearing a navy blue trouser suit with a predominantly blue blouse and complemented by a chunky blue necklace. As Macron was wearing a navy blue suit and pale blue shirt, which coordinated beautifully with May’s outfit, it appears the two leaders had made considerable efforts to harmonise sartorially, if not politically.
• A friend on holiday in Crete (Letters, 4 August) was doing a crossword on the beach. In reply to the question who was chancellor of the exchequer in 1966, her companion shouted out “Dennis Healey”. A voice boomed out “Good morning, ladies”. Dennis and Edna spent a happy hour discussing…