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Travel

The Hotel Dylan – Woodstock NY

The Hotel Dylan – Woodstock NY

Woodstock is of course most famous as the location of the iconic Music festival back in 1969. Except it never actually hosted it at all – the event was planned for there but eventually took place some 60 miles away at Yasgur’s Farm, near Bethel. What Woodstock has hosted, and […]

by × December 11, 2016 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Jimi Hendrix Museum at 23 Brook Street, Mayfair

Jimi Hendrix Museum at 23 Brook Street, Mayfair

Jimi Hendrix fondly referred to 23 Brook Street, Mayfair as ‘the only home I ever had’. His former, girlfriend, Kathy Etchingham (see our interview with Kathy here), found the flat in an evening paper advertisement for £30 per week back in 1968. During the two years that Jimi lived there […]

by × February 10, 2016 × 0 comments

Fashion

Thea Porter: 70s Bohemian Chic, Fashion and Textile Museum

Thea Porter: 70s Bohemian Chic, Fashion and Textile Museum

The Fashion and Textile museum have mounted the first serious exhibition to showcase the work of fashion designer, Thea Porter. For nearly two decades, from 1968, Porter created clothes made from sumptuous fabrics that drew much of their inspiration from an exotic view of the Middle East. Born in Jerusalem […]

by × February 8, 2015 × 0 comments

Conversations

The Kathy Etchingham Conversation

The Kathy Etchingham Conversation

Kathy, you were already an established DJ working in London when you met Jimi Hendrix in 1966. How did your paths first cross? I was living in the flat above Zoot and Ronnie Money’s flat in West Kensington just off the A4 when Chas Chandler brought Jimi to visit on […]

by × October 1, 2014 × 3 comments

Arts & Culture

New Book by Celia Birtwell

New Book by Celia Birtwell

We have just finished reading Celia Birtwell’s fabulous new book. As one of Britain’s best-known and best-loved designers, it was such a treat to be able to delve into her work and personal life in such a fun way. Astonishingly, this is the first book to be published on the designer and not […]

by × September 23, 2011 × 0 comments