Country lessons #486 – #489
At a function advertised as a ‘cocktail party’ it is not always necessary to serve said beverages*.
A motivational speaker is appropriate entertainment for a ‘cocktail party’.
It is quite acceptable to include samosas and spring rolls on a ‘Mexican’ menu. Anything that has seen chilli will do.
A dress code of ‘cocktail/mexican’ is just asking for trouble.
*Unless you count the doubtful looking sangria ladled from a punch bowl by bar staff.