The perfectly poised Princess

Whether she’s attending a gala event or glimpsed off duty, Princess Charlene of Monaco is the perfectly poised Princess.  The elegant cool blonde Charlene Wittstock married Albert II, Prince of Monaco in 2011, having met while competing in a swimming competition representing South Africa in Monaco in 2000.  Since the very first moment she began accompanying...
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Facing up to it

How often have you gone to purchase your favourite face cream to learn it’s out of stock, or worse, it’s discontinued!!  Suddenly you’re having to choose a new product.  Sometimes this works in your favour which is how we discovered Chanel’s Hydra Beauty Camellia Water Cream.   So why have we taken to it? It has...
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Going to great lengths

If you want to look understated but utterly gorgeous this season, then reach for the longer skirt to give your wardrobe a modern day overhaul.  Nothing is more versatile, flattering and comfortable than the swish and the swing of long skirt. Feminine by nature, topped up with a silky shirt and ballet flat, it won’t...
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Finding Leonardo

It just so happened that our visit to the Loire Valley in France coincided with the 500 anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci who spent the last three years of his life at the Château du Clos Lucé in the historic town of Amboise.   It seemed the perfect time to be visiting! The palace contains a museum...
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Immerse yourself in the peace

Arriving at The Kiln Houses tucked away in the glorious Ovens Valley of Victoria, is that moment when you cross the line between leaving the stresses of daily life behind to submit to the magic of this outstanding location amidst lush green fields at the foothills of Mt Buffalo. You know when you’re there.  The stunning...
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