Monthly Archives: July 2012

Wellington & Waterloo: A Noble Heritage

The Napoleonic Wars loom large in the history of Goodwood House and the Lennox family in particular with the 4th, 5th and 6th Dukes of Lennox leading distinguished military careers, intertwining with Arthur Wellesley, known today as the Duke of Wellington. … Continue reading

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Shaken not stirred… Quarter Bar and Lounge Pineapple & Passion Fruit Daiquiri

For this edition Magellan Straits, “shaken not stirred”  we bring you a smoothie for grown-ups! This fruity little number is Carlo’s (Quarter Bar and Lounge Bar Manager) own take on a classic daiquiri. With sharp pineapple and sweet passion fruit, from the … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo Series – Santa Monica Muscle Beach

The tenth in our Vintage Photo Series is the famous Santa Monica Muscle Beach. The original Muscle Beach was located just south of Santa Monica Pier and was known as ‘The Birthplace of the Physical Fitness Boom of the Twentieth Century’. … Continue reading

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Shaken not stirred: Magellan’s Cocktail List – The Savoy’s Diamond Jubilee Cocktail

In this most special of royal years, it would be unthinkable that The Savoy, London, with all of its heritage and royal connections, would let the Diamond Jubilee pass by without marking the occasion. For this edition of “shaken not stirred” we are sharing with you the … Continue reading

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There are times when only a butler will do…

Head butler David Edney and his team are the backbone and nerve centre to any event undertaken at Goodwood House, providing the personal service that you can only truly find in private family homes of this calibre. Whether it’s holding … Continue reading

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J’Adore “The Scarlet”, Mawgan Porth, Cornwall

Set back in the cliff side of Mawgan Porth, Cornwall, The Scarlet stands proud as one of Cornwall’s modern icons. If Agatha Christie was still alive, a wealthy heiress would meet her maker in one of the stunning 37 bedrooms! In its own words The Scarlet … Continue reading

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The Shard Pierces the London Skyline with Launch this Week

The wait is nearly over! At 310 metres, the glistening, glass-clad Shard of London will be the tallest building in the European Union when unveiled, later this week. Tickets will be on sale from 9am this Friday 6th July on the … Continue reading

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