Nosing through Twitter back in January 2018, I stumbled upon a heated argument between a prominent Millennial and a fellow-author in his early fifties. The Millennial had tweeted her frustration after being outbid on a flat by a buy-to-let landlord. The author had little sympathy. Two hundred comments later, theContinue Reading

Carlton Boyce explores what makes a Jaguar a Jaguar with two of the firm’s senior designers. I didn’t have to think for too long before accepting the invitation to drive a selection of Jaguars and Range Rovers around The Cotswolds. After all, it was mid-week, it was summer, and theContinue Reading

Chris Pickering visits Princess Yachts and discovers an intoxicating mixture of performance, luxury and craftsmanship Not far from the steps where the Pilgrim Fathers boarded the Mayflower, and overlooked by the headland where Sir Francis Drake awaited the Spanish Armada, you’ll find an altogether more modern slice of Britain’s maritimeContinue Reading

If the Range Rover Sentinel is a bit too flash for you, then the armoured version of Volvo’s XC90 might be just the ticket. Unveiled following “numerous requests” for an armoured version of their perennially popular SUV, while the project took just two years to bring to market, Volvo wasContinue Reading

While Stewart Longhurst honed in on The Outlaws for us, photographer Andrew Green took a typically electic, wide-angle view of the London Concours.   Photos by Andrew Green @picturecorner

In the first of a series of articles examining the lyrics behind well-known songs, Carlton Boyce takes a look at Romeo and Juliet by Dire Straits. Taken from their 1980 album Making Movies, the beauty of Romeo and Juliet for me is the way Mark Knopfler (who wrote the songContinue Reading

In his second column, Matt Pym, CALIBRE’s resident wine expert, takes a look at what constitutes good taste and nominates his Magnificent Seven Champagnes. Some things happen when one works in the drinks trade.  At restaurants, wine lists automatically get handed to me (not a problem), dinner party guests rarelyContinue Reading

With a ‘No-Deal’ Brexit an increasing possibility, Paresh Raja, CEO of Market Financial Solutions, explains how the property market could be affected. Despite the United Kingdom (UK) voting for Brexit in 2016, the UK property market has been remarkably resilient. The market’s total value has risen year on year, withContinue Reading