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EDITORS LETTER – THE LAUNCH OF BOISDALE OF MAYFAIR

With reference to the rather ridiculous, vainglorious photograph of me above (chosen by Harry not me!) I remember with phenomenal fondness this blistering Cuban blue sky day. We had driven a couple of hours on a rum fuelled bus from Vinales, a beautiful and remote part of Cuba where the world’s greatest tobacco is grown, to a sea peninsula in the middle of nowhere.

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COMMENT

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THE HOUSE OF LORDS: THE MERITS OF THE STATUS QUO

Bruce Anderson, one of the most erudite political commentators of his generation and former Political Editor of The Spectator and a regular contributor to The Daily Mail, deliberates on the requirement for the reform of…

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PEOPLE

“I was known for being cheerful and optimistic, which I think my father took as a challenge to destroy, hence the few (now hardly noticeable) indentations in my skull', Professor Arthur Gibson

THE CLEVEREST MAN IN BRITAIN PROFESSOR ARTHUR GIBSON

Rory Ross meets an ‘unfathomable genius’ with the third highest IQ in the world who was brought up in the no-go Buttershaw housing estate in Bradford by a violent alcoholic father. Having left school at…

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LIFESTYLE

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BOISDALE LIFE’S TOP TEN MENS WATCHES

Journalist, wine writer and self-confessed watch obsessive, Michael Karam lists ten watches you really should consider owning, whether as an investment or simply to enjoy wearing. In the next issue of Boisdale Life Michael will…

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FOOD AND DRINK

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THE URBANOLOGIST IN IBIZA WITH RANDE GERBER

Urbanologist member Rande Gerber and George Clooney have recently launched their award winning Tequila Casamigos in Ibiza. Boisdale Life asked Rande to name his and George’s top nine spots on the island. Atzaró Set in…

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REFERENDUM

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WHY WE MUST REMAIN IN EUROPE

Diego Zuluaga is Head of Research at the IEA’s (Institute of Economic Affairs) pan-European network Epicentre. Andrew Marr stated that, “ The IEA is undoubtedly the most influential think tank in modern British history”. Damien…

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MUSIC

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BOOGIE WOOGIE NIGHTS

I’m really delighted that we are going to have this Boogie Woogie and Stride evening at Boisdale of Canary Wharf. I think this is some of the most important music ever invented and a key part of the history of music. This particular music, Boogie Woogie and Stride, brings the most joy to me personally and I’m very pleased to say we have got some of the greatest players in the world to come and play.

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PROMOTIONS

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The Boisdale Watch Club

  EXCLUSIVE INVITATION TO A UNIQUE EVENT THE PATEK PHILIPPE BASELWORLD COLLECTION WEDNESDAY 15TH JUNE 2016 On Wednesday the 15th of June, The Boisdale Watch Club is proud to host this rare opportunity to view…

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