Diary

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EDITORS LETTER

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

Source: Yardeni Research

THE CENTRAL BANKERS: BOON OR BANE?

Central bankers continue to print money as if there were no proverbial tomorrow. But how, asks Artemis’ Ross Leckie, can this all end well?

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PEOPLE

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FRANK SINATRA “WHEN I SING, I’M HONEST”

As John Lennon famously said; “Before Elvis, there was nothing.” Of course, given that he was talking strictly in terms of rock and roll, he was quite right. But when it comes down to effortless…

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LIFESTYLE

Boisdale Editor-at-Large, Paddy Renouf inspects the £205,000 Lamborghini Huracán – keen readers will spot another inspector (far right!) fortunately 0-62mph in 3.4 seconds ensured his clean getaway. If you would like to experience the drive yourself, contact City Supercars: www.citysupercars.co.uk

GOODWOOD REVIVAL …IN A SPACESHIP!

Boisdale Life’s Editor-at-Large, Paddy Renouf set off to attend his first ever Goodwood Revival. Slightly counter-intuitively, Paddy drove the brand new Lamborghini Huracán there, courtesy of www.citysupercars.co.uk. The Rolex Drivers Club was his destination for…

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FOOD AND DRINK

In 2014 Chris Large, Head Chef of the Chelsea branch of Honky Tonk, created a £1,100 “Glam-Burger”.  The burger was made from Kobe beef mixed with New Zealand venison. Seasoned with smoked Himalayan salt and served with Canadian lobster, poached in Iranian saffron. All topped with Beluga caviar, a mango and champagne jus, grated white truffle and edible gold leaf.

THE EMPEROR’S NEW DISHES

Charles has written about food and restaurants in the London Evening Standard for over a decade. He has also written widely for other newspapers and magazines including The Independent, The Times, BBC Good Food Magazine,…

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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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Win the Ultimate Boisdale Life day out

For one day we are inviting A Boisdale Life Reader Plus a friend, to experience an incredible 24 hours of the ’Boisdale Life’ !!!

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