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Arts & Culture, Books

Pocket Venus – The Rise, Fall & Rise Of A Hollywood Starlet

Pocket Venus – The Rise, Fall & Rise Of A Hollywood Starlet

Mildred Shay was an American film actress of the 1930s. Although never a Hollywood leading lady, this never stopped Mildred living like one. The eldest daughter of a wealthy lawyer, Shay came from a comfortable background of West Palm Beach old money, and when she was 19 years-old, the family […]

by × December 17, 2018 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

The Culver Hotel, Los Angeles

The Culver Hotel, Los Angeles

Culver City is the perfect place to stay when visiting Los Angeles. This is not something one would have imagined saying a few years ago when it was a somewhat overlooked district that had surely seen better days, but on a recent visit to the delightful Culver Hotel, we wholly […]

by × December 30, 2015 × 1 comment

Books

I Used to be in Pictures: An Untold Story of Hollywood

I Used to be in Pictures: An Untold Story of Hollywood

I Used to be in Pictures: An Untold Story of Hollywood is an exquisite, glossy homage to the Golden Age of Hollywood. A book that every lover of the ‘golden era’ of film-making should have on their coffee table. Comprising a selection of unpublished essays written by British-born twin brothers, […]

by × February 14, 2014 × 0 comments

Travel

What to buy in Marrakech

What to buy in Marrakech

I first fell in love with Morocco on a trip to Tangier when I was barely out of my teens. I had managed to make contact with the writer, Paul Bowles, beforehand, whom had kindly agreed to an interview. I can still clearly remember the giddy feelings of exoticism having […]

by × June 16, 2012 × 0 comments