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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Food, Lifestyle, The Journal

Have You Ever Tried The Beermosa Cocktail?

Cocktails, although incredibly satisfying to drink they can be a disaster if mixed in the wrong hands. This simple weekend sipper is one that even the most cack handed of us can pull off well and make a drink that sings. This cocktail can be pulled together from ingredients that almost everyone has lying around […]

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Art, Design, Lifestyle

House By The Lake, Lake Jungfernsee

Is there anything property in life more perfect than a lake house? Formerly an old park cafe, the House by the Lake transforms a forgotten property into a modern family home. The lakefront site is occupied by mature oak and chestnut trees and an existing emperor terrace. Preserving its historic character, the house is situated […]

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Active Lifestyle, Art, Design, Lifestyle

Surf House, A Surfers Paradise

Found sitting adjacent to Santa Cruz’s iconic surf breaks, Feldman Architecture has reimagined the classic surf shack into a modern beach retreat. Without hiding itself away from the California boho vibes the design is a clean, simple form clad in repurposed Monterey Cypress. Its board and batten facade create a nearly opaque facade from the […]

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Lifestyle, Outdoor

Climbing Arrow Ranch

The financial district of San Francisco was booming in the 1950s.  When Frank B. Anderson was president of the Bank of California during the recovery following the Great Depression, his grandson, Buck Anderson, was destined to follow in his father’s and grandfather’s footsteps in the family banking business. His fate was set—to live in the […]

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Design, Lifestyle, Travel

Italian Fragrances In Their Most Stylish Form Yet

Acqua di Parma, the symbol of the purest Italian style, and Poltrona Frau, synonymous with leather culture and design, present their new elegant car diffuser, within the Airound collection. An elegant designer article, it’s been devised like the Smart Home Diffuser, by the multi- prizewinning duo of designer GamFratesi, every inch and detail thought of […]

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