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Erró message.

May 6, 2010

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Collage is an interesting art form. It’s not always highly regarded by critics, although there are some fine exponents of the medium out there. As an example, currently on display at the Pompidou Centre in Paris, is a collection of works by the Icelandic artist, Erró, spanning some 50 years using the medium. Erro uses […]

No, Mr. Bond, I expect you to drive – The history of the Goldfinger Aston Martin DB5.

May 2, 2010

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The Aston Martin DB5. Possibly the most recognised car in the world, thanks to one less-than-careful previous owner, namely James Bond, oo7. In the novel Goldfinger, Ian Fleming gave Bond the Aston Martin DB Mk III to temporarily replace his usual Bentley, which he takes from the Secret Intelligence Service’s car pool. Bond chooses between […]

Presidential Suite – The Whitehouse, Devon.

May 2, 2010

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When one thinks of luxurious boutique hotels, Devon rarely springs to mind as the setting. However, tucked away in the aptly named village of Chillington, lies one of England’s best-kept secrets: The Whitehouse Hotel. The Whitehouse is a little oasis of luxury hidden in Devon’s beautiful countryside, mere minutes from some of Britain’s most impressive […]