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The Summer House Hampshire + Winter

Off Season So it’s Royal Circle seats at the Glyndebourne performance of Jules Massenet’s Cendrillon (Cinderella). The French composer’s comic opera celebrating the power of fantasy is a blend of colourful characters, generous melodies and sumptuous orchestral textures in bewitchingly … Continue reading

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Chicks with Bricks + The Ned London

We’re Going to Have a Ball It comes as no surprise that women in property and construction only make up 12 percent of the workforce. Men make up 12 percent of Chicks with Bricks: inverse proportionality. “It’s diverse, interesting, very … Continue reading

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Cecil the Lion Dress + Belfast Telegraph Editor

Editor’s Viewpoint: The Northern Ireland Woman Chosen to Model a Dress Made in Honour of Cecil the Lion “Activists should be proud of this tribute to Cecil the lion. The killing of Cecil the lion by an American trophy hunter … Continue reading

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Akiva Reich + Tamar Madmoni Reich + Hasbrouck House New York

Estate of the Arts New York couple Akiva and Tamar Madmoni Reich recently graced Nobu Hotel London with their glamorous presence. They’re no strangers to gorgeous hospitality. It’s two years since they opened their own upscale hotel in Hudson Valley, … Continue reading

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Christ Church Spitalfields + Lavender’s Blue

A Pale Reflection | Purple Reign | Lavender is Blue  Arments Pie + Mash, St John at Hackney Brewery and smoothie mixing bicycles: favourite things for an inspired party.

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Boutique Hotel Awards + +

The First Resort | Going Places With Platinum Sponsors as prestigious and diverse as Blacklane (chauffeurs to take you places) via Visoanska (beauty products to get you looking hot) to My Private Villas (destinations of desire) it’s sure to be … Continue reading

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Strawberry Hill House London + Horace Walpole

The Royal and Imperial Academy’s Study Leave Part I | Crittal Factor | Found Treasures Before the quips of Oscar Wilde there were the quotes of Horace Walpole. Take, “The world is a tragedy to those who feel but a comedy to … Continue reading

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Mary Martin London + Cecil the Lion Dress + Ireland

Worn with Pride “The way we are living, timorous or bold, will have been our life.” Seamus Heaney When it first appeared on the international runways, the now legendary dress created a media frenzy. The Huff Post and BBC World … Continue reading

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Lissan House Cookstown + Autumn

A Tense Presence The last of the lineage, the late Hazel Dolling née Staples of Lissan House recorded at the beginning of the 21st century, “It is very quiet in the house at night but I know all the creaks. … Continue reading

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Dunbrody House Hotel Wexford + Lord Newborough

Searching for a Title By hook or by crook we will dine at Dunbrody House. Oliver Cromwell, ever the joker in the pack, reputedly quipped he would take Ireland “by Hook or by Crook”. That is, start a-raping and a-pillaging … Continue reading

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