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Shaken not Stirred – The ‘Brandy Alexander’ at The Fairmont San Francisco

The Fairmont San Francisco’s ‘Hurricane Bar’ is known for it’s excellent cocktails and to ensure nobody misses out, visitors can recreate their masterpieces at home with various cocktail recipes – this is one of our favourites! Crafted for the wedding celebrations of … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo Series – The Douglas Family

The Magellan vintage photo series would be incomplete without a nod to a true Hollywood dynasty, The Douglas Family. Kirk seen above with his wife Anna in 1956 has had a long and illustrious careerer and is one of the last surviving actors from Hollywood’s “golden age”, with … Continue reading

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C’mon – Let’s celebrate in Santa Monica!

Viceroy Santa Monica is celebrating ten years as one of California’s most stylish and innovative hotels and to commemorate the decade, the property is offering 2012 stays at 2002 rates from now until 28th December! Luxuriate in custom-designed Egyptian cotton bedding whilst overlooking the … Continue reading

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Letters, signs and notices

Since re-connecting with the world via my photographic lens last year, I have begun to notice and appreciate the wit, style and beauty to be found all around us – from the most upmarket frontage to the more mundane everyday … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo Series – Frank Sinatra and Donna Reed

Ratpack hero, film star and master crooner, Frank Sinatra with Donna Reed is the subject of retro image fifth of our series of vintage black and white images.  Frank, the Chairman of the Board, was the celebrity most associated with Palm Springs, California and … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo Series – Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood

Retro image number four of our series of vintage black and white images relates again to my beloved Palm Springs, California and to one of the most gorgeous but ultimately tragic of film star unions – that of Robert Wagner … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo Series – Audrey Hepburn in Palm Springs

Retro image three of our series of vintage black and white images relates to one of my favourite places on earth – Palm Springs, California, USA – and certainly one of my favourite actresses of all time, Audrey Hepburn. Looking elegantly cool, … Continue reading

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It’s a Cake Paradise in Newport Beach, California

Who doesn’t like cake? Whether you are meeting friends, having a celebration or just need a sweet and delicious treat, you can’t beat a cupcake … or two.  By an odd twist of fate, some of the very best of America’s bakeries … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo Series – John Wayne at The Savoy London

Retro image two of our new series of vintage black and white images relates to The Savoy London, home to countless celebrities throughout its long and illustrious history.  This image jumped out at me as it links two of our … Continue reading

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Five of the Best… Romantic Hideaways!

For edition seven of Magellan PR’s Five of the Best series, we are feeling all romantic and just a little loved up. So here is our five of the best romantic hideaways across our client base. Steal a kiss at Pelican Hill, Newport Beach – Newport Beach … Continue reading

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