Time is the most precious commodity we have. And nowhere is this more evident than within the travel industry. People simply want more from their holidays; getting away from the office is all about experiences, building extraordinary family memories and unearthing new cultures.
As you presently journey around Mayfair; whether you go North, South, East or West, you will pass construction sites building a new residential Mayfair. In my opinion people will look back on the Mayfair of the early 21st century as a pivotal moment in its 350-year history.
Giles and Nick were flying an old bi-plane across France when bad weather closed in. They knew they would have to land but were aware that in France their plane was likely to be impounded and shipped to the nearest airstrip at their expense. Not a cheap option by any means. But the weather forced their hand and down they went. And landed in a pea field.
It may surprise you but I don’t think he was that interested in fashion per se. Costumes were for performance but fashion was simply a tool and not what was important for him. He was very often found in fairly standard casual wear. He used to say that the easiest way to avoid recognition is to wear a cap and carry a Greek newspaper.
Peter’s talk was informative. It was also thought-provoking, funny, and, at times, moving. He covered a lot and, during the Q&A that followed the talk itself, answered a variety of questions that I’m sure he has answered many times before. And, given the growing interest in crypto, will again.
The way we work has changed dramatically over the last few years - especially in Central London. 'Traditional' approaches to workspaces have changed - new options are available; value remains paramount.
In this months guest blog, Skye McAlpine shares her passion for Venice and it's food along with some selected recipes from her first book "A Table In Venice". Collected together in this book are the dishes that mean the most to her and have provided her with the greatest joy over the years.