Boodles – A Truly British Gem

Boodles in Manchester

If there’s one thing that makes the wealthy and elite stand out it’s beautiful jewellery. The craftsmanship that exudes amidst the sparkles catches the discerning eye, whilst the story behind the design sets for great after-dinner stories. In the UK, one provider of such jewellery is Boodles; a true gem of a family business. The…

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Highclere Castle – Downton Abbey and before

Highclere Castle

Ever watched Downton Abbey? It’s a wonderfully intense drama rich with history, period costumes, and stunning settings. Many of the location scenes are shot in Berkshire, with Highclere Castle being the centrepiece. Why, even Tatler has nicknamed the current home of Lord and Lady Carnarvon ‘Downtonia’. Highclere has been in the Carnarvon family for over…

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Flying First Class

First Class Spacious Cabin

It’s glitzy. It’s glam. And it’s way up there in the prestige stakes. With hopping on a plane now something everyone can do, notwithstanding the current pandemic, just how have the airlines kept something back that’s a bit special? We thought we’d investigate. In the beginning The first commercial airline actually began in January 1914.…

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