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Lavender’s Blue + Ashford Castle Mayo

King Cong | More Mayo Please | Glory Days Aunt Margaret’s maxim was, “Never stay anywhere not as grand as your own home.” And she’d an Asprey account and Trüggelmann dressing room. Lavender’s Blue’s take is, “Life’s too short to … Continue reading

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The Pink Panther + The Goring Hotel London Afternoon Tea

Piece of Cake Sapphires or rubies? To tiara or not tiara? The Lanesborough afternoon tea or The Goring afternoon tea? It’s a close run thing, but The Goring steals the crown. It has the stamp of royal approval. Literally. ER … Continue reading

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Victoria House + The Bloomsbury Ballroom

Save me the Waltz | Ballistics Like Selfridges, that other great Beaux Arts behemoth cathedral to commerce, Victoria House confidently swallows up a whole urban block. An architectural display of imperialism with balls of stone commanding attention along one full … Continue reading

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