Category Archives: Luxury

Hilton Crna Gora Hotel + Podgorica Old Town Montenegro

The Whole Enchilada On a rainy Friday morning the five star Hilton Crna Gora Hotel in Podgorica is all abuzz. Six foot plus male and female bodyguards are lingering in the lobby, cameramen are mingling with journalists in the corridor, … Continue reading

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Lazure Hotel + Marina Herzeg Novi Montenegro

Azure Allure It looks like a palace you would come across in Veneto, with lower wings stretching out from a central block. That’s not entirely coincidental. It may be located next to the medieval town of Herceg Novi in Montenegro, … Continue reading

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Lavender’s Blue + Herceg Novi Montenegro

Heaven’s Children Local genius | genius loci.

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Lavender’s Blue + Bay of Kotor Montenegro

The Muchness of Otherness  Where else? A far flung corner of the universe. We like to get around. Palm trees and snow caps. The tapestry of our simple and joyful lives. Pieces of us.

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Trinity Upstairs Restaurant Clapham London +

Tea for Two We’ve gone up (stairs) in the world. Enter The Old Town, cross The Pavement, round The Polygon, we’re back at our local, only a storey higher enjoying an elevated position this time: The beginnings: Padrón peppers | salt … Continue reading

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The House of Lavender’s Blue + Attitude

The Final Show Our magnus opus. Crescendo. An operatic high. We’ve got attitude and Attitude have got us. In a world exclusive, Lavender’s Blue the interiors (and a flash of beyond – how’s the garden?) are revealed in all their … Continue reading

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The House of Lavender’s Blue +

Heirlooms and eBay Encountering beauty through the Tuscan glow of our evanescent world, sidestepping the modish whilst fleeing complex status, in a reordering of hierarchies we’re decluttering our very existence.

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Core Restaurant London + Clare Smyth

La Dulse Vita Crowned the world’s best female chef, even before she rustled up the wedding supper for Prince Harry and Baroness Kilkeel, it was only a matter of time until Northern Ireland born Clare Smyth MBE would put her … Continue reading

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Belvedere Restaurant Holland Park + Holland House London

Sequentia The told untold. Belvedere was once the Summer Ballroom of Holland House. Jacobethan and all that. Yeah yeah all very interesting but where’s the St Véran (O+C Club favourite)? Sorted. This restaurant is housed in a gorgeous fragment of … Continue reading

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Galeries Lafayette Haussmann + Angélina Restaurant Paris

A Tale of Two Citizens “Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.” Gore Vidal Midday in Paris. Printemps is the Harrods of Paris | Le Bon Marché is the Liberty of … Continue reading

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