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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.
Friday 22 October 2010
HAVE you put away your summer clothing yet, and brought out your winter stuff? Now’s the perfect time if you haven’t already done so.
Friday 22 October 2010
EDEN PARK FOR RFU
Friday 22 October 2010
JOIN IN THE BIG DRAW
Thursday 21 October 2010
KAPITOIL BY TEDDY WAYNE Duckworth, £8.99
Thursday 21 October 2010
LAST CALL: ENLIGHTMENT IN HAMPSTEAD
Thursday 21 October 2010
EVERY smart chap should have a smart watch, and preferably more than one – the sheer diversity of classy watches out there means that the old idea of making your money, buying a Rolex and having that as your one watch is no longer current.
Thursday 21 October 2010
ALL this talk of tightening belts is enough to make one want to do precisely the opposite.
Thursday 21 October 2010
The most exciting launch on the way this Autumn has to be the brand new Hakkasan Mayfair, opening its doors on Bruton Street mid November. The tucked away Hanway Place original has been an amazing success since its launch nearly 10 years ago.
Thursday 21 October 2010
240g Italian short-grain rice Two shallots 50g of bone marrow (optional) 50 g grated parmesan 10 cl dry white wine 1.5 liters of chicken stock 50g of butter 5 cl whipped cream 10cl of olive oil
Wednesday 20 October 2010
It’s fair to say that most people, even trainspotters like motoring columnists, don’t get too excited about car roofs.
Wednesday 20 October 2010
BMW DRIVERS ARE RUDEST
Tuesday 19 October 2010
FOR poker enthusiasts who don’t want to play for thousands of pounds, finding a comfortable environment to get stuck into a live game of poker isn’t easy.
Tuesday 19 October 2010
IS LIV Boeree too good to be true?
Tuesday 19 October 2010
WHEN you’re trying to win chips off your opponents at the poker table, charity’s the last thing on your mind.

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