There’s an exuberant air at Granger & Co in Kings Cross. They don’t take reservations, so people queue expectantly amid the buzz of the square, which makes the wait easier. The shape of the place is striking. Loosely based on an Italian railway station bar, it is beautifully set up with long glass walls, outer … Continued
Sharon Feinstein is a London based journalist and interviewer whose work has been published in national newspapers and magazines for 30 over years. This includes The Sunday Times, Sunday Mirror, Mail on Sunday, The Mirror, Express, The Sun, Jewish News and Private Edition abroad.
Her subject matter and range of work is extensive, she has had many front pages, Page 3, spreads and breaking stories.
Born in Zimbabwe, daughter of a prominent local doctor, Sharon left to study English literature at Edinburgh University. She achieved a first class honours and won the Janet Christie Bequest to study abroad.
Clutching her wad of prize money, she drove to Florence and lived in an old farmhouse for 8 months studying at the British Institute and enjoying Tuscany. She returned to Scotland and lived in a remote cottage in Argyll for some years writing a novel and walking the hills.
She came to London and started life as a journalist with small speculative pieces for magazines, and then her first major interview for a Sunday Newspaper, with the legendary Cliff Richard, who had visited her home town of Bulawayo playing at the one and only concert hall when she was growing up…
MICHELLE Keegan is being eyed up by Hollywood directors. The former Coronation Street star’s storming performance in the upcoming new series of BBC military drama Our Girl has made the big studios take notice. Michelle, 29, who plays Corporal Georgie Lane, has come on to the radar of movie bosses visiting Cape Town, South Africa, where … Continued
When Venice’s only female gondolier, Alex Hai, rows through the meandering canals, she says she feels the buildings are moving away to give her space, everything is fluid and magic can happen at any moment. After 30 years of being on the water in her sleek black gondola, she describes Venice as divided between boat … Continued
IT looks like the Christmas ad battle is taking off already… Marks & Spencer has just finished filming its festive campaign – with a helicopter full of gift-wrapped surprises to help sleigh its rivals. Bosses used fake snow to turn a London square into a Christmas paradise – with families waking up to find the … Continued
The battle of the Christmas adverts is already hotting up – as Marks & Spencer films its festive offering in the middle of summer. The high street giant sprayed streets with fake snow to transform a London square into a winter wonderland. Our exclusive pictures show how they even brought in a helicopter packed with … Continued
LOOKS like Kate Moss is lining up her next husband after her toyboy love gave her a sparkler on a romantic trip to Venice. trip to Venice. Kate’s relationship with Count Nikolai von Bismarck, 29, was reported to be on the rocks. But now it looks as if they could get hitched when her divorce … Continued
The allure of Rome has cast a spell through the ages for its narrow streets, church domes, plundered treasures, and golden light. I was mesmerised, magically restored. My hotel of choice is the grand neo-Renaissance Regina Baglioni on the tree-lined Via Veneto, the glorious main drag of Fellini’s La Dolce Vita. It has that special … Continued
PERCHED ON A CLIFF TOP, Taormina dominates all around: valleys of almond, olive and cypress trees that sink into the dancing Ionian Sea. On clear days, the view ahead is of Italy’s tip, the peninsula of Calabria, and behind, the looming smoky presence of the majestic volcano Etna. There you stand with a truly momentous … Continued