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Veronica Lake

1940s American actor Constance Frances Marie Ockelman was known professionally as Veronica Lake. Her extensive career spanned the stage and television, best known for femme fatale roles in film noirs with Alan Ladd. She was one of the first Hollowood performers and became a household name with her unique hairstyle.


Great British Companies

The British brand does not need the US, the EU or anyone else for that matter to maintain a global commercial presence. US and EU markets matter of course, but in reality - all Britain needs is trade within the Commonwealth to be self sufficient.


The thrill of Taipei

Taiwan is a small island nation 180km east of China with modern cities, traditional Chinese temples, hot springs resorts and dramatic mountainous terrain. This post takes a snapshot view at the capital Taipai City.


The Coupe Breast

The humble Champagne saucer is a type of glassware known as a coupe. It’s shape has been likened to the breasts of several women of fame, including most recently, a casting of Kate Moss’s left breast. The glass has come to befit banquets, cocktail events and was the Champagne partner until the flute usurped it.


Selfridges The Best Store in The World

Selfridges, also known as Selfridges & Co, is a chain of high end department stores in the UK. Founded by Harry Gordon Selfridge the TV series about him and his stores has helped to publicise the ethos and driving force that continues to steer the brand today.


The Telephone Box

In 1880 The Telephone Company and the Edison Telephone Company of London merged to become The United Telephone Company, and the rest is British telecom history. The telephone box has undergone improvement and refinement but overall these red hollow monoliths have earned their place in the London Hall of Fame.