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The Stay: My New York Apartment, Langham Place Fifth Avenue

The Stay: My New York Apartment, Langham Place Fifth Avenue

New York, oh New York: this stifling place. Even in the bitter January cold the sweltering heat of confinement descends on you in waves as you    trek through the crammed & bustling streets. Didn’t E.B. White liken the feeling to eighteen inches being both the connection and separation the city provided its inhabitants? It has this...
A Week Off: Bath, Somerset

A Week Off: Bath, Somerset

I got a sense that we were moving since we were shopping for the same practical things as we have in New York: a toaster, pillows, wine glasses, that sort of thing. My partner had finally finished renovating his old flat in Bath, this picture-perfect city in England’s Somerset County. But we weren’t settling in;...
THE MONTE ROSA HUT

THE MONTE ROSA HUT

The scene could be straight out of a classic Bond film: a remote corner of Zermatt, Switzerland – 9,100ft above sea level – the Matterhorn is in full view. In the distance, a giant luminous silver crystal sits atop a glacier. This must be the hideaway of all Bond villain hideaways. What looks like the...