Il Palagio, Four Seasons Hotel Firenze

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It was as though we were sitting in a winter wonderland, conjured by the nostalgic memories of a childhood Christmas. The dining room of Il Palagio restaurant at Four Season Hotel Firenze was festooned with silvered branches and shining baubles and each surface seemed to twinkle like frosted leaves on a bright, December morning. As anyone... Read more »

VitaBella Home Spa

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I came home one day to a parcel by my door - that in itself was such a nice surprise. But as I open the parcel, I am especially happy to discover the VitaBella Spa Treatment in a box. My evening was saved. The way they’ve put it together is wonderful, the packaging is different and so beautiful.... Read more »

Carol Joy London

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It’s long been said that diamonds are a girl's best friend and you can find them as a piece of jewellery, or traces of them in many different ways, shapes and forms. I’ll tell you about one that caught me by surprise. IV Her Eyes Only from Carol Joy is a luxury eye cream with diamond... Read more »

Stuart Phillips

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Stuart Phillips on Monmouth Street opened nearly twenty years ago. The celebrity hairdresser has worked on the heads of everyone from the Sex and the City’s Mr Big (Chris Noth) to singer Beverley Knight and was once in the Guinness World Record Book for creating the most expensive haircut for the cost of £8,000. Stuart... Read more »

Samuel Beckett Trilogy

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Samuel Beckett is often considered one of the most influential writers in recent history and his avant garde and minimalist works are perfect subjects for the progressive approach of the Royal Court Theatre, where Not I was first performed forty years ago and to which it returned last year. Having come to the end of... Read more »

Chobe Safari Lodge, Uganda

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Words such as tranquillity, serenity and luxury are thrown around way too much in the travel industry. However, when you are talking about a property built in the middle of the largest National Parks in Uganda, Murchison Falls National Park on the banks of river Nile, then you ought to throw these terms around as... Read more »

Chotto Matte

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Soho might just be the best area in London for lunch. Though Soho is bursting to the seams with late night eateries, the unparalleled volume of surrounding offices and hungry-trendy-media folk has encouraged some of these venues to open their doors earlier and provide tasty treats for the lunchtime rush. Given the variety of companies... Read more »

Dressing for the Gym

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I hit the gym a minimum of three times a week and I have been active like this for as long as I can remember. I've tried everything from golf to boxing, the latter being a passion for me, mostly sparring of course. One thing that I pay attention to as a stylist and a gym goer is... Read more »