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Chateau Marmont – Los Angeles

Chateau Marmont – Los Angeles

‘If you must get into trouble, do it at the Chateau Marmont’ – Harry Cohn, Columbia Pictures – Los Angeles is one of our favourite cities. But as the second most populous city in the United States, after New York, we can never quite think of it in such singular […]

by × August 27, 2019 × 0 comments

Travel

Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc

Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc

Gatsby’s mansion was modelled after Hotel de Ville in Normandy, that we know. But which building did F. Scott Fitzgerald use as the blueprint for his character’s opulent home? No doubt one of the sprawling estates that litter the Gold Coast; possibly a mansion that once belonged to a Guggenheim, […]

by × May 24, 2013 × 0 comments

Travel

Chateau Marmont, Los Angeles

Chateau Marmont, Los Angeles

‘If you must get into trouble, do it at the Chateau Marmont’ – Harry Cohn, Columbia Pictures – Los Angeles is one of our favourite cities. But as the second most populous city in the United States, after New York, we can never quite think of it in such singular […]

by × September 9, 2012 × 1 comment

Arts & Culture, Travel

Shakespeare and Company Bookshop

Shakespeare and Company Bookshop

– Be not inhospitable to strangers, lest they be angels in disguise – I first fell in love with Shakespeare and Company – the mythical English-language bookstore on the Left Bank opposite Notre-Dame – as a student, and now every time I visit Paris, it’s usually my first point of call. And […]

by × September 9, 2011 × 0 comments