Monthly Archives: January 2014

Eurostar & Thalys. APT for sale Paris 8th, central location, easy access to hi-speed train links to Europe, & minutes walk away from Gare St Lazare & trains to Deauville. Investment opportunity. Quartier de l’Europe. Within walking distance, Opera Garnier, La Bourse & Fbg St Honore. renovation required.


PARIS centre 8th Arrondissement. APT FOR SALE 120 square metres.. Eurostar & Thalys station easy access., with High Speed train links to Europe. Also,  5 minutes walk to Gare St Lazare trains to Normandie & Deauville & Belle Epoque  Trouville, on the seaside & Opale coast, 2 hrs train journey.  Property/Real Estate investment opportunity. Central location 8th arrondissement,  Quartier de l’Europe. Not far from the Eurostar station, & close to the new Cite Judiciaire being constructed.  Faubourg St Honore, Opera Garnier, finance centre La Bourse, & Parc Monceau, all within walking distance. Classic 19th century Haussmann 120 square metres apartment, total renovation required. Very quiet overlooking 2 tree filled courtyards. High ceilings & original features, parquet  “point d’Hongrie” wood flooring throughout, and 2 colour tommettes flooring in kitchen. Several Metro lines & bus routes close by. Schools within walking distance. Info contact  email;



Giselle @ Royal Opera House Covent Garden. Russian Ballerina Natalia Osipova……..magical in the lead role alongside Carlos Acosta, Giselle live performance will be streamed in 1300 cinemas across the World monday 27th January 2014


Giselle. Royal Opera House,  Covent Garden, London.  Natalia Osipova, Russian Ballerina magical in the lead role, alongside Carlos Acosta.. Sir Peter Wrights production, with John Macfarlane’s designs, live performance  will be streamed  to 1300 cinemas around the World on monday January 27th 2014. Adolphe Adams 19th century ballet. Photo Alastair Muir. Courtesy Royal Opera House. The Times



SRT VIPER 2015 GRAND TOURING. Stryker green. Detroit Motor Show 2014. From a selection of top American cars presented at Detroit 2014. SRTVIPER GRAND TOURING 8.4 litre V10 produces 640 bhp allowing for 0-60 mph in less than 4.0 sec & claimed top speed of 205 mph.2 Mode Bulstein(regt ™)  Damp Tronic select suspension. The new GT model benefits from five-mode stability control system, electrically adjustable suspension and upgraded interior trim.

Porsche 211 Targa, 1960’s cult sports car relaunched Detroit Motor Show 2014.

Porsche 911 Targa

Porsche 911 Targa. 1960’s Cult car Originally launched in 1965 – maintains its signature silver bar on the roof. US$102.595. start price. Targa 4  350 Horsepower. 3.4 Liter flat-6 cylinder engine. Choice 7 speed manual, or Porsche’s highly acclaimed PDK  dual-clutch transmission. Images courtesy Scott Olson/Getty Images Detroit Motor Show 2014.

Porsche 911 Targa

Porsche 911 Targa. Images Porsche. Detroit Motor Show 2014 feature

Porsche 911 Targa

Porsche 911 Targa. Images Porsche. Detroit Motor Show 2014 Feature.

Porsche 911 Targa

Porsche 911 Targa. Image Nick Kurczewski, Detroit Motor Show 2014 feature.

Detroit Motor Show 2014. NAIAS. Falcon F7, Luxury Sports car, $US 229.000……


NAIAS, January 2014.   Detroit Motor Show.  2014.                                   Falcon F7 Michigan made exclusive luxury, carbon body, sports car. 427 Cubic inch LS-7 engine, with Lingenfelter high performance components. The North American Intl Auto Show is the Premier event for luxury car sales in the USA. Falcon F7 ticket price   $US 229.000.




Lamborghini Aventador Roadster, Just under  $400.000.  LP700–4.   It is reported,  recently, Damac Maison a  Dubai building Constructor  offered a complementary  gift of a Lamborghini roadster when a luxury Penthouse apartment  in Dubai, was bought.   Last year an Audi was offered, when a Penthouse apartment was bought, it is rumoured.                                                             Lamborghinis are so so popular in Dubai that the Police force  drive Lamborghinis.  A model Lamborghini in gold was auctioned with   a contribution %  given to  Charity Organisations.

China’s latest shimmering city… time for Chinese New Year celebrations….

Wang Kai

China’s shimmering, ephemeral, city. Annual Harbin Ice & Snow Festival.  This year’s extraordinary ice sculpture,carved from huge blocks of  the Songhua river, lit by millions of LED fairy lights, the centrepiece  inspired by Iceland’s famous, romantic Gothic Hallgrimskirkja church in Reykjavik. 150 feet high. 2014 Tourist trips taking in the Chinese New Year are available. Photo Wang Kai/ Rex Features.                          The Dutch town of Zwolle hosts the largest ice festival in Europe. Canary Wharf puts on an ice sculpting weekend in London.10/12 January 2014.


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