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Conversations

The Tim Mendelson Conversation

The Tim Mendelson Conversation

Tim, you were Ms. Taylor’s Executive Assistant for more than twenty years, what a great honour that must have been for you. Can you tell us a little about how this role came about, and how you were first introduced to each other? Working for Dame Elizabeth for all those […]

by × September 7, 2016 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

That Reminds Me by Norman Zierold

That Reminds Me by Norman Zierold

That Reminds Me is a charmingly constructed conversational memoir by writer and author, Norman Zierold. Reading the book, I genuinely felt like I was sitting down having tea with Norman, as he gaily recounted adventures and stories from the golden age of Hollywood. His style is refreshing; he draws his […]

by × March 15, 2013 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

The Richard Burton Diaries

The Richard Burton Diaries

 – “At about 12 noon this same day I did something beyond outrage. I bought Elizabeth the jet plane we flew in yesterday. It costs, brand new, $960,000. She was not displeased.” September 30, 1967 – The Richard Burton Dairies is just short of a tome; any heavier and I […]

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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

Arts & Culture

My Elizabeth Taylor Necklace From The Auction Of A Lifetime

My Elizabeth Taylor Necklace From The Auction Of A Lifetime

I’m really looking forward to tonight’s C4 documentary, Elizabeth Taylor – Auction Of A Lifetime.  The 90 minute feature-length documentary goes behind the scenes of Taylor’s record-breaking sale at Christies, New York, held in December last year. The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor raised a staggering combined total of $156,756,576 with every […]

by × April 18, 2012 × 2 comments

Arts & Culture

Elizabeth Taylor’s Jewellery at Christie’s

Elizabeth Taylor’s Jewellery at Christie’s

“I hope their presence and their magic will be passed on to others, loved but not possessed, for we are all temporary custodians of beauty.” ~ Elizabeth Taylor ~ Elizabeth Taylor’s jewellery collection, made up of diamonds and other jewels from the great loves of her life is set to […]

by × September 29, 2011 × 7 comments