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Raffles Hotel – Singapore

Raffles Hotel – Singapore

Raffles Hotel in Singapore, is one of the few remaining great nineteenth century hotels in the world – how lucky we are still to have it. Hence it was with great trepidation that we revisited the hotel after its latest, two year long, renovation. Over $150 million in petrodollars – courtesy […]

by × August 13, 2019 × 0 comments

Travel

Raffles Hotel, Singapore

Raffles Hotel, Singapore

The Raffles Hotel Singapore, is one of the few remaining great nineteenth century hotels in the world. How lucky we are still to have it. With its totally unique blend of classical architecture and tropical garden setting, alongside extensive and sympathetic restorations that closed the hotel for two and a half […]

by × July 23, 2014 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Vanished Years by Rupert Everett

Vanished Years by Rupert Everett

‘When I have fears, as Keats had fears, Of the moment I’ll cease to be, I console myself with vanished years, Remembered laughter, remembered tears, And the peace of the changing sea.’ – Noel Coward – The above poem is framed and hangs on a wall at Noel Coward’s former […]

by × September 27, 2012 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

Firefly, Jamaica

Firefly, Jamaica

“Firefly has given me the most valuable benison of all: time to read and write and think and get my mind in order. I love this place, it deeply enchants me. Whatever happens to this silly world, nothing much is likely to happen here. The sentences seemed to construct themselves, […]

by × August 21, 2012 × 0 comments