Lady Caroline Lamb would have loved social media. She would have been a highly-paid fashion influencer, offering tips like “spray a fine mist of water on your gauzy gown, before you go out for the night, because the mist will make it cling to your body in a way that’s to die for”.
Mon, 10 Sep, 2018
Patrick Leigh Fermor died five years ago this month, aged 96, and though he claimed to be part Irish, he was a man of the world, who walked from the Hook of Holland to Istanbul in his teens, and who later became a great travel writer, says
Tue, 07 Jun, 2016
adores Venice and advises that it’s on the ether of your timeline, at least once. Thronged in summer, but quieter in winter the visitor will have to contend with floods off season — but the city, which heaves with art, architecture and history, is worth it.
Sat, 18 Apr, 2015
MONTENEGRO, roughly the size of Northern Ireland gained independence in 2006 and confronted a readymade identity crisis. Few people actually knew where it was, apart from a hazy notion that this obscure place was hidden somewhere within the former Yugoslavia.
Sun, 14 Apr, 2013