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Tuesday 02 November 2010
CALORIE counting is out. That’s if you take your cues from WeightWatchers anyway, which is moving to another system based on levels of carbs, protein, fibre and fat in your diet.
Tuesday 02 November 2010
MOST City folk would probably not include traditional Indian homeopathy in their daily list of considerations.
Tuesday 02 November 2010
FITNESS & DIET EXPERT
Monday 01 November 2010
Bar Battu 48 Gresham Street, W1U 5QU, EC2V 7AY tel: 020 7036 6100 FOOD SERVICE ATMOSPHERE Cost per person without wine: £25
Monday 01 November 2010
IT may not be a surprise to spot actors at luvviedom’s favourite restaurant, The Ivy, but you don’t generally expect them to be performing.
Monday 01 November 2010
PAN ASIAN PUB OPENS IN NOTTING HILL
Monday 01 November 2010
HURRICANE SEASON”. It’s a phrase I’d blithely brushed aside clicking “add to basket” on my Miami flight, and continued to ignore while enthusiastically selecting “convertible” as a rental car.
Monday 01 November 2010
Amsterdam goes chic
Friday 29 October 2010
Film BURKE AND HARE Cert: 15
Friday 29 October 2010
WHILE few sane people would relish the idea of cohabiting with a ghost or other supernatural presence, Britain is an old country and has its fair share -- perhaps more than its fair share -- of spooky residences.
Friday 29 October 2010
FILM SAW (3D) Yet another depressingly horrid instalment of the world’s worst torture porn franchise. THE HUNTER Beautiful, courageous and highly unsettling Iranian drama.
Friday 29 October 2010
HEAD DESIGNER, APD INTERIORS Q.Dear Andrew, we have family visiting for Christmas and need to buy a sofa. Do we still have time and what should we consider?
Friday 29 October 2010
AFTER reports this week that the UK economy has sharply bounced back from recession, confidence has returned to the second home market and those with a penchant for skiing can’t help but turn their attention Alps-ward – especially as the first sno
Friday 29 October 2010
Hats these days get a raw deal. They’re either dramatic creations worn for summer occasions – all too often resembling odd flower arrangements or wedding cakes – or they’re unseemly woollen things we wear for skiing.
Friday 29 October 2010
HARLING HALL, WYE Price: £499,950
Friday 29 October 2010
SHELLING out a few thousand quid – even a few hundred – on a watch is not an activity to be entered into lightly.
Friday 29 October 2010
I RECENTLY bought a very cute cashmere cardigan from Zara for £60 in a rather elegant mushroom grey.
Friday 29 October 2010
WOMEN’S FAVOURITE SPANX NOW FOR MEN
Thursday 28 October 2010
IF you know where to look, there are still plenty of places in the City where you can have gristly pies, waterlogged vegetables and boiled potatoes smeared with marge for your lunch.
Thursday 28 October 2010
B EA Vo is an excited lady. And well she might be, because this week sees the launch of the second branch of Bea’s of Bloomsbury, the cake shop that has become one of the worst-kept secrets in foodie London.
Thursday 28 October 2010
THURSDAY 28 OCT OPENING DAY 12 noon: Join in the celebrations with special guests as One New Change is officially opened. Make sure you arrive a little earlier so as not to miss out on the fun.
Thursday 28 October 2010
PORT MORTUARY BY PATRICIA CORNWELL Little, Brown £18.99
Thursday 28 October 2010
DEAR VEXED:
Thursday 28 October 2010
BOOK NOW: THE RIVALS
Wednesday 27 October 2010
IN a world in which global luxury giants like LMVH-owned Louis Vuitton have to close shop an hour early to preserve stock – so great is demand – it’s hard to imagine how a single family-owned shop in Mayfair can keep its head above water.
Wednesday 27 October 2010
SPOOKY CINEMA POP-UP IN RICHMOND
Wednesday 27 October 2010
PARK Lane is the anchor of the Dorchester Collection, which has outposts in Beverly Hills, Milan, New York and Paris. The Collection has steadfastly represented the epitome of city centre luxury, proudly urban.
Wednesday 27 October 2010
PARK Lane is the anchor of the Dorchester Collection, which has outposts in Beverly Hills, Milan, New York and Paris. The Collection has steadfastly represented the epitome of city centre luxury, proudly urban.
Wednesday 27 October 2010
IT is a pity that ancient and beautiful Krakow is no longer the capital of Poland – sometime towards the 19th century Polish kings veered towards Warsaw for business but they always asked to return to Krakow for their final resting place, as did m
Wednesday 27 October 2010
Despite the name, it’s clear the new Mini Countryman is targeted at city drivers rather than country folk. Why? Well, to start with, it doesn’t have a badge anywhere on the car that says “Countryman”.
Wednesday 27 October 2010
REBUILDING SAAB’S BRAND
Tuesday 26 October 2010
Les Deux Salons 40-42 William IV Street, WC2N 4DD Tel: 020 7420 2050 FOOD SERVICE ATMOSPHERE
Tuesday 26 October 2010
GALVIN LA CHAPPELLE
Tuesday 26 October 2010
BENARES’ DIWALI FEAST
Tuesday 26 October 2010
EVERY man knows how to shave, right? Wrong. Look at your colleagues and spy out the ones with red blotches and roughed-up skin under their chins and you see the chaps who have never mastered wielding a razor.
Tuesday 26 October 2010
THE CONNAUGHT unfurled itself slowly and lusciously, with Hélène Darroze’s superlative restaurant and two jewel-like bars opening at various intervals after the hotel’s major refurb a couple years back.
Tuesday 26 October 2010
FITNESS & DIET EXPERT THE “use it or lose it” theory applies to your brain in exactly the same way as it does to your hamstrings and pecs. Here’s how to strengthen that muscle.
Monday 25 October 2010
THE lift doors opened and, there, standing in the grand foyer of St Moritz’s Suvretta House, stood a woman who seemed to epitomise this luxurious Swiss hotel.
Monday 25 October 2010
Ski Chamonix in style
Monday 25 October 2010
THERE’s a moment, when I step in to the glistening emerald Malaysian waters of my own secluded cove, next to my private “Estate”, when I can see just why this place is so popular with celebrities. The sun is shining.
Monday 25 October 2010
Space fair at RAH
Friday 22 October 2010
IT’S one of the more basic facts of interior design: unless you live in some whitewashed, ultra-minimalist zen house – and that’s so very five years ago, dear – a room benefits from some kind of art on its walls.
Friday 22 October 2010
FOR THE SALON 960S ITALIAN GOLD WROUGHT IRON TABLE WITH GLASS TOP £1,950 WWW.TALISMANLONDON.COM FOR THE STUDY NOTTING HILL SLIPPER CHAIR £1710 WWW.BLACKORCHID INTERIORS.CO.UK
Friday 22 October 2010
PACIFIC COURT, CASPIAN WHARF Price: Three-beds from £404,950.
Friday 22 October 2010
RUSSELL HUNT MANAGING DIRECTOR, PROPERTY HUNT Q.Dear Russell, I am a first-time buyer, please can you advise me on the buying process?
Friday 22 October 2010
HOME BUYERS GO GREEN
Friday 22 October 2010
TO those with the cash (or the ability to fantasize), the character and history of a listed property wins out over the hassle-free simplicity of a new build any day.
Friday 22 October 2010
FILM RED Cert: 12A
Friday 22 October 2010
FILM CARLOS Film charting the career of the feared Venezuelan terrorist Carlos the Jackal. EASY A Surprisingly okay high school comedy with Superbad’s Emma Stone.
Friday 22 October 2010
AS I write this, there are four people in my line of vision who are huddled in their coats, cradling hot cups of tea.

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