Monthly Archives: April 2013

Vintage Photo Series – Fairmont Banff Springs – Marilyn Monroe

Throughout the years, the picturesque hotel Fairmont Banff Springs has played host to many different guests. Including many A-list celebrities. One of whom was the beautiful Marilyn Monroe. In 1953 she stayed at the Banff Springs during the filming of the movie … Continue reading

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The Flapper Age is upon us!

With the opening of The Great Gatsby this May, where else should we turn for a bit of roaring twenties action than to  The Plaza, New York?  On 10th May 2013, just days before the much-anticipated film opens in the UK … Continue reading

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Shaken Not Stirred Series – ‘Quarter Bloody Mary’

It has been a long argued topic of how to create the perfect ‘Bloody Mary’.  There are many different preparations to suit people’s individual tastes and this one has been prepared by Italian barman, Nicola.  Quarter Bar and Lounge has … Continue reading

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Vintage Photos Series – Liberace

Step into the world of Wladziu Valentino ‘Liberace‘. With a career that spanned over four decades of concerts, recordings, motion pictures, television and endorsements he was most remembered for his extravagant costumes and his trademark candelabra placed on the lid … Continue reading

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In the Frame – West Wittering

Inspired by todays #FriFotos’ theme “West”, how could I resist a picture from The Hounds’ favourite spot West Wittering?  This natural and unspoiled sandy beach offers panoramic views of Chichester Harbour and the South Downs beyond! Perfect! Contributor: Alexandra Pinhorn – Photography: Sue Lowry Magellan PR is on twitter: @MagellanPR … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo Series – Rock Hudson

The next chapter in MagellanStraits Vintage Photo series is one that is sure to rekindle your grandparents flames for Rock Hudson. Going from one line in his first picture ‘Fighter Squadron’ (1948), to becoming an Oscar nominee for his role working … Continue reading

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Suite Dreams Series – #10 – The Little Tramp & The Savoy

When we were offered the key to a personality suite at our spiritual home – The Savoy, London– we jumped at the opportunity so this is how we managed to find ourselves in the spacious Charlie Chaplin Suite, camera in hand.    Perfect. … Continue reading

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