Lifestyle, Wellness

The UK Just Launched a 4-Day Work Week Scheme

What would you do with an extra day off each week? Spend more time looking after yourself with a gym visit and long strolls in the woods? Perhaps you just need another day for ‘you time’ or finally help out at that community gardening project you’ve always had your eye on? Well, participants in this six-month trial […]

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Business, Lifestyle, Reading, sports

Eddie Jones: Leadership

There aren’t many books that you know are going to be groundbreaking before you open up that first page, but that’s certainly the case with England head coach Eddies Jones’ new book, Leadership. And what makes us so sure of ourselves with such a bold statement? Well, Eddie Jones is one of the most successful […]

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Gear, Lifestyle, Wellness

The White Company Electronic Diffuser

When talking about recovery and relaxation we always focus on sleep and the bedroom, but it’s not all about sleep. A full night of sleep may be imperative when it comes to balancing hormones and energising your body, but your body also needs some soothing during the daytime, now more than ever. Thankfully, aromatherapy can […]

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Lifestyle, The Journal

Everything We Know About ‘Billions’ 6th Season

Oh, how we love this show. After over a year away following a pandemic-induced production shutdown, Billions returned for the second half of its fifth season in September and ended with a shocking twist. The endlessly entertaining battle between hedge fund boss Bobby Axelrod (Damien Lewis) and Attorney General Chuck Rhodes (Paul Giamatti) has, at least temporarily, come […]

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Lifestyle

Acqua di Parma x Emilio Pucci

Acqua di Parma x Emilio Pucci are launching an exclusive large format candle and diffuser for Harrods. Notte di Stelle, the iconic fragrance from the Acqua di Parma Home Collection, is back. A festive night illuminated by the colours of Vortici which cover the packaging and the glass of the candle and diffuser makes for […]

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Design, Investment, Lifestyle

Back Lane, Somerset

This exquisite five-bedroom home occupies a secluded position in the desirable village of Batcombe in Somerset. The house is set within over an acre of beautifully landscaped, south-facing gardens, with a private studio/office nestled amidst mature specimen trees and woodland marking the border. The subject of an extensive recent renovation, the internal living space of […]

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Lifestyle, Wellness

Sleep Easy With These 10 Tips

01/ Stay Cool  Keeping your bedroom at 15-20°C is the ideal range for facilitating your body’s natural drop in temperature before you nod off. Products such as Dyson’s Cool Tower or an ordinary fan will help keep you from sweating it out. £349.99, Available Dynson.com 02/ Routine Setting your alarm for the same time every […]

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Business, Lifestyle, The Journal, Travel

Business Class Anyone?

I used to spend hours (I mean literally hours) listening to one of my old bosses bleep on about how the world used to be better in the 1980’s, all power lunches and suits and I have to amind he was probably right. Every one of those stories would consist, on most occasions, tales of […]

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Food, Lifestyle, Travel, Wellness

Eating and Drinking Rules Italians Live By

Whether it’s making pasta, fermenting wine, or just enjoying life, the Italians seem to have it pretty much figured out. Granted, it’s taken a couple thousand years to get it right, but today, the culture that puts food first has a way of doing things that is the envy of the world. Eating and drinking […]

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Design, Lifestyle, Off The Beaten Path, The Journal, Travel

Western Cape Beach Retreat

We may have found our perfect house. Designed by Jenny Mills Architects they have nestled the Western Cape Beachside Retreat on a rocky peninsula in South Africa. The property welcomes guests with an inner courtyard planted with native dune plants in a space protected from the harsh winds. Once inside, floor-to-ceiling glazing opens the main […]

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Design, Lifestyle, Outdoor, The Journal

Cat Hill House, Hudson Valley

Atop a hilltop in the Hudson Valley, the Cat Hill House magically adapts to its surroundings with its gravity-defying design. The main living spaces of the structure are housed in a rectilinear volume planted on level ground. Floor-to-ceiling windows at the rear of the home opens the interior to views of the Catskill Mountain, as […]

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Design, Lifestyle

Windmill Lane House, Suffolk County, USA

Occupying a former landscape nursery in Southampton, the Windmill Lane House is a tribute to the East End’s agricultural heritage. Designed by Jack Ceglic, the 3,660-square-foot home references the area’s farming communities with a shed-like exterior clad in dark standing-seam steel. In contrast, the inside boasts a bright, white palette and polished concrete floors that […]

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Food, Lifestyle, The Journal

The Journal: The Mint Julep

The Mint Julep may be the king of all summer drinks. Served in a distinctive metal cup (it should be frosty to the touch) the ice-cold cocktail was born in the American South, and mainly contains crushed ice. There are other ingredients of course, with a splish and splash of bourbon and the flavoursome zing of […]

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Design, Fashion, Footwear, Lifestyle, Sportswear, Tech

What We Want This Week

Michael Jordan Signed Space Jam Sneakers With a new Space Jam film about to drop, Sotheby’s is auctioning off this rarity from the original movie. This pair of Air Jordan 11’s were made for Michael himself to wear in Space Jam. And while the size 13 sneakers never made it to Air Jordan’s feet, they are still some […]

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Design, Lifestyle, The Journal

Wiltshire Farm House

Built in 1699, as the quaint sign above the door reads, the house has never been shy of personality, yet it lacked open space so often associated with modern living. Calling for light renovation, Charlie and Chloe the owners of this incredible property were careful not to rid their farmhouse of rustic charm; they connected […]

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Cars, Lifestyle, The Journal

The Grand Tour Lochdown

What could possibly be better than Jeremy Clarkson’s recent hit ‘Clarksons Farm’? Well you guessed it, another feature long episode of The Grand Tour. After the disaster that was 2020, it’s time to get back into the swing of things and Clarkson, Hammond and May are here to help. Equipped with three examples of Detroit’s […]

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