Tag Archives: California

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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Behind the Scenes in Santa Monica!

California’s Santa Monica has a team of colourful individuals who work behind the scenes to keep the wheels of this chic little city by the sea turning.  Tourism in the area supports nearly 12,000 jobs so everyone’s contribution – from 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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