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Mumbai, the modern side

August 3, 2008/0.17

I know there is still poverty and hardship in Mumbai, but there is also a richer, modern side that Stanley Moss got to see when he had an extended stay in India. The Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai, already open, but going fully online in September, shows that the Indians can do luxury city hotels as […]

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Naomi Campbell says racism fuelled Heathrow incident

June 22, 2008/0.37

Supermodel Naomi Campbell has been fined £2,300 and was sentenced to 200 hours’ community service after admitting two counts of assaulting a police officer and one of disorderly conduct.    However, Campbell said to Sky News prior to her Friday court appearance that racism directed at her was one of the reasons she was sent […]

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Stella Enting: Dedicated to Life

May 21, 2008/12.32

You can’t help but smile when you see Stella Enting’s art. They give off a positive energy and I think it’s due to Stella herself, who radiates goodness. Her first exhibition, Dedicated to Life, is at Farsite Gallery in Petone, New Zealand (in the Doreen Doolan Mall on Jackson Street, under the clock tower). Gallery coordinator […]

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Travelling to Firenze and Québec City

April 27, 2008/3.24

Online today in the ‘Volante’ section, our most well travelled team members, Stanley Moss and Elyse Glickman, go to Firenze and Québec City respectively. Both places have their specialities, with Stanley discovering a hideaway to get away from the bustle of Firenze—which seems extra-hectic these days with work on the metropolitana—while Elyse revisited Québec City […]

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Naomi Campbell banned from British Airways?

April 8, 2008/23.07

Reports are coming from Agence France Presse and other wire services that Naomi Campbell has been banned from flying British Airways after her arrest last week.    The services are quoting The Sun and The Daily Mirror.    Campbell, 37, was arrested last week at Heathrow Airport after a dispute over her luggage at the […]

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Clio meets Dauphine

March 28, 2008/8.52

This photograph was shot for a motoring-and-travel story about the South Island, New Zealand in Lucire no. 26, but it’s one that won’t run in the print magazine as the quality’s not up to scratch. The light is far too strong, but I like the concept: the new Renault Clio meets an old Renault Dauphine. We […]

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Stanley Moss, get well


Stanley Moss (left, pictured with designer Tadashi Shoji), travel editor of this title, CEO of the Medinge Group and well known branding expert, is recovering from surgery in California. We wish him a speedy recovery and look forward to him being up and about and motoring in his Chrysler Crossfire soon. You may also like […]

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‘So these two hermaphrodites walk into a gym …’


I wish that was a joke, but it isn’t.    I went to preview a New Dowse exhibition on transsexuality, intersexuality and the transgender community with its communications’ of?cer Mandy Herrick and coincidentally, was told by a friend last night about a situation at a gym in New Zealand.    They had two intersexual (‘hermaphrodite’) clients. Other […]

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Supporting San Diego

January 29, 2008/11.37

Karen Loftus’s story on San Diego is online now, for those who want a break away from Los Angeles that’s not too far away from the southern Californian metropolis. It was a case of ‘Who knew?’ as Karen uncovers some of the hidden gems in the San Diego area, just two hours from her home base.    […]

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Lucire launches in Thailand

January 27, 2008/4.20

Lucire, the international fashion magazine headquartered in New Zealand, has announced that it has collaborated with the Twinpalms Phuket resort and Asia Design Consultants Ltd. to see an extra print edition in Thailand. Twinpalms Lucire launches February 20 with 5,000 copies distributed through the Surin Beach, Phuket resort and its sister properties. The magazine has […]

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