Trees (in a nut-shell)

Trees (in a nut-shell)

Trees have been growing on our planet for 370 million years, and, not only are they the oldest living organisms, with many being 1,000 years old, and some considerably older, they are also the largest, with some exceeding 100 metres in height, and weighing 1,500 tonnes. An old saying would...

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Message from Lots Road Auction

Message from Lots Road Auction

In response to government advice, we have decided to postpone our Fine & Decorative auction which was due to take place on the 22nd of March. This sale will now be taking place on the 5th April, subject to any further changes. We have taken this decision to both protect...

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From Kyoto to Catwalk: The V&A’s love letter to the kimono 

From Kyoto to Catwalk: The V&A’s love letter to the kimono 

Exceptional fashion exhibits are the V&A’s backbone. Recently, Christian Dior: Designer of dreams, sold out so rapidly that the show was extended for a further seven weeks. Before that, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, a transfer from the New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, was widely seen as a critical success....

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Mango Tree

Mango Tree

46 Grosvenor Pl, Belgravia, London SW1X 7EQ T: 020 7823 1888 www.mangotree.org.uk Nestled in the heart of Belgravia, the Mango Tree restaurant promises a culinary experience that is firmly rooted back in Bangkok. Whether you want to enjoy a romantic dinner or celebrate a special occasion, diners will experience pure...

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Charlie’s at Browns Hotel

Charlie’s at Browns Hotel

Albemarle St, Mayfair, London W1S 4BP T: 020 7493 6020 www.roccofortehotels.com Browns is situated just north of Piccadilly on Albemarle St, right in the heart of Mayfair, and an easy stroll to most of the West End and the Theatre district. It’s a moderately busy street, and we were a...

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Asian Afternoon Tea at The Westbury Mayfair

Asian Afternoon Tea at The Westbury Mayfair

Any restaurant in a Mayfair postcode brings certain promises. Thankfully, the 5* Westbury, the only hotel on Bond Street, meets all expectations with ease. The opulent surroundings feel an entirely appropriate location for a glass of fizz and an exquisitely crafted cake or two. Upon arrival, we are ushered immediately...

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For Auld Lang Syne

‘Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and auld lang syne?’ These timeless words are synonymous with Scottish Hogmanay and New Year celebrations across the world. Year upon year they are shout-sung from hoarse throats, disrupting whisky kisses and twirling reels, as...

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Rock n’ Roll Never Forgets

Rock n’ Roll Never Forgets

In the 60s and 70s Hair Stylists, enjoyed the same ‘Rock Star’ status as the celebrities they looked after. Famous stylists such as Daniel Galvin, John Freida, Nicky Clarke, Michael Rasser and Charlie Chan were sought-after by celebrities and royalty. Rock stars, Hollywood models and moguls, mingled with their stylists,...

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Wild Honey Saint James

Wild Honey Saint James

There’s something about walking into a restaurant that has its own personal flag, it can’t help but raise expectations somewhat. The one room culinary nation in question is Wild Honey St James: a name that might be familiar to Mayfair residents. Yes, Wild Honey St James is the Lazarine resurrection...

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Paradise Found

Paradise Found

Burgh Island Hotel plays host to our country’s most breathtaking views. Overlooking Bigbury in Devon, in an area of outstanding natural beauty, everything about this hotel is outstanding. The rugged cliff top setting, dazzling panoramic sea views and the atmosphere are stunning. The romantic location, exquisite food, suites with dynamic...

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