An essential part of any home is the dining area consisting of a number of chairs around a table.
During the fifties and sixties when most households got hold of their first televisions it was considered normal to sit in front of the screen and eat supper from a plate on the lap. This habit was encouraged by adverts from the USA.
A sociologist might argue that this was the beginning of the breakdown of the typical family unit. Conversation between members of the family ceased as everyone concentrated on the latest soap on the box.
The dining area is an essential part of any home however small or l ... read more