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An Exceptional Estate

One-of-one 2005 Ferrari 612 shooting brake by Vanderbrink to be auctioned in Monte Carlo; unlike other Ferrari estates, it’s not from the...

The pleasures of Petworth

New contributor Jacina Coyne on how to spend a day in Petworth, West Sussex   Petworth is well known for its synonymous stately home and its...

Mollie Ruprecht Acquavella (née Mollie Ruprecht)

New York based fashionista, tastemaker and 1stdibs editor Mollie Ruprecht married art dealer Alex Acquavella in August 2015 in St Barths. The daughter of...

Out of the Ordinary

Highlights from the second annual Christie’s South Kensington sale of unusual items and objects, ‘Out of the Ordinary’   On 3rd September Christie’s South Kensington will...

Throttling a cocktail

A studio apartment with a difference in Mayfair’s Mount Street   Estate agent Roy Brooks became famous in the 1960s for the derogatory descriptions he gave...

Jean Barker, Baroness Trumpington DCVO, PC

“If you want news, listen to the radio; if you want sex, read the newspapers” is amongst the many classic quotes from this Conservative...

Out of their class

Mid Devon District Council ban the use of apostrophes in street signage   First, Waterstone’s announced that they’d be ditching the apostrophe in their name to...

Rapid brakes

The revival of the shooting brake   The 2012/2013 shooting season may well be over, but one of Italy’s finest automotive design houses, Bertone, are about...

A manageable mansion

The sale of the £20 million Bletchingdon Park, Oxfordshire   Bletchingdon Park House in Oxfordshire is one of those classic Palladian villas that would make the...

I'm Miss World, don't hate me!

Georgea Blakey shares her experiences of Miss World 2012   “Welcome to the holly land of Genghis Khan. The city of green and pleasant cool.”   These...
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