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Evening Standard
Shake up the season: What to drink this Autumnis known for one reason: martinis. The St James’s hotel was a favourite haunt o
Shake up the season: What to drink this Autumn
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
is known for one reason: martinis. The St James’s hotel was a favourite haunt of James Bond author and (very) keen drinker, Ian Fleming, who supposedly came up with the ‘shaken, not stirred’ line here. Their martinis are exceptionally strong, and... Read more
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Miami New Times
Rony Abovitz's Magic Leap May Reshape Your Realitysmoothly enough that Abovitz had an itch to start a new company. After visiting
Rony Abovitz's Magic Leap May Reshape Your Reality
Miami New Times / Posted yesterday
smoothly enough that Abovitz had an itch to start a new company. After visiting Goldeneye, the Jamaican estate where Ian Fleming wrote the James Bond novels, Abovitz began thinking about how to make computing less distracting from the real... Read more
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Evening Standard
White Lyan to close following a year of special menusis known for one reason: martinis. The St James’s hotel was a favourite haunt o
White Lyan to close following a year of special menus
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
is known for one reason: martinis. The St James’s hotel was a favourite haunt of James Bond author and (very) keen drinker, Ian Fleming, who supposedly came up with the ‘shaken, not stirred’ line here. Their martinis are exceptionally strong, and... Read more
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Sporting Life
Dark Devil to deliverhaving caught the eye over seven and a half furlongs at Chester on his return t
Dark Devil to deliver
Sporting Life / Posted 6 days ago
having caught the eye over seven and a half furlongs at Chester on his return to action, when a staying-on third behind Ian Fleming, the decision to go up to 10 furlongs seemingly backfired at Epsom and at this track in July.Fahey had seen... Read more
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Evening Standard
The Dog House at Bernardi’s, bar reviewis known for one reason: martinis. The St James’s hotel was a favourite haunt o
The Dog House at Bernardi’s, bar review
Evening Standard / Posted 9 days ago
is known for one reason: martinis. The St James’s hotel was a favourite haunt of James Bond author and (very) keen drinker, Ian Fleming, who supposedly came up with the ‘shaken, not stirred’ line here. Their martinis are exceptionally strong, and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
How to deal with terrorism? Duterte says do it 'James Bond style'after explosions until we find peace,” he added. James Bond is a fictional Bri
How to deal with terrorism? Duterte says do it 'James Bond style'
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
after explosions until we find peace,” he added. James Bond is a fictional British Secret Service spy created by writer Ian Fleming. The character has appeared in several novels, movies and video games. Duterte warned that terrorism in Mindanao... Read more
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Evening Standard
London’s best Sake jointsis known for one reason: martinis. The St James’s hotel was a favourite haunt o
London’s best Sake joints
Evening Standard / Posted 15 days ago
is known for one reason: martinis. The St James’s hotel was a favourite haunt of James Bond author and (very) keen drinker, Ian Fleming, who supposedly came up with the ‘shaken, not stirred’ line here. Their martinis are exceptionally strong, and... Read more
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CTV News
What you didn't know about Roald Dahl on his 100th birthday(1972). He also wrote the script for the whimsical Disney film "Chitty Chitty B
What you didn't know about Roald Dahl on his 100th birthday
CTV News / Posted 15 days ago
(1972). He also wrote the script for the whimsical Disney film "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," based on the novel by Bond author Ian Fleming. Most of his work around this time was kid-friendly, although he drew on his espionage background in 1961, to... Read more
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Ipswich Star
The Twits, James and the Giant Peach or Fantastic Mr Fox? What is your favourite Roald Dahl book?for his children’s books Dahl also wrote stories for adults, and also worked on
The Twits, James and the Giant Peach or Fantastic Mr Fox? What is your favourite Roald Dahl book?
Ipswich Star / Posted 16 days ago
for his children’s books Dahl also wrote stories for adults, and also worked on the screenplays for film adaptations of two Ian Fleming books – You Only Live Twice and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Roald Dahl Such an impact Dahl’s work had on... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
REVIEW: BATS show is a thought provoking and cleverly crafted productionBang Bang, Mary Poppins and theme tunes from James Bond. I suspect there were m
REVIEW: BATS show is a thought provoking and cleverly crafted production
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
Bang Bang, Mary Poppins and theme tunes from James Bond. I suspect there were many in the audience who were not aware that Ian Fleming, the author of the James Bond books, also wrote Chitty Chitty Bang Bang or that Shaw's Pygmalion was the basis... Read more
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Evening Standard
Old Street Records, bar review: Good, proper fun & lots of live musicis known for one reason: martinis. The St James’s hotel was a favourite haunt o
Old Street Records, bar review: Good, proper fun & lots of live music
Evening Standard / Posted 23 days ago
is known for one reason: martinis. The St James’s hotel was a favourite haunt of James Bond author and (very) keen drinker, Ian Fleming, who supposedly came up with the ‘shaken, not stirred’ line here. Their martinis are exceptionally strong, and... Read more
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Variety
Freddie Mercury Honored in London Days Before His 70th Birthdaydied at age 45 in 1991 from AIDS-related pneumonia. Other English heritage blu
Freddie Mercury Honored in London Days Before His 70th Birthday
Variety / Posted 27 days ago
died at age 45 in 1991 from AIDS-related pneumonia. Other English heritage blue plaque honorees include James Bond creator Ian Fleming, Beatles singer John Lennon, and writers Charles Dickens and Virginia Woolf. Only people who have been dead for... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Historic Princess Anne Hotel ReopensMaryland Governor Larry Hogan. The project started nearly four years ago and h
Historic Princess Anne Hotel Reopens
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 28 days ago
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan. The project started nearly four years ago and had its challenges, according to owner, Ian Fleming. The grand re-opening was a big deal for Princess Anne, Somerset Avenue was shut down to accommodate the grand... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Roald Dahl's 100th birthday celebrated September 13the screenplay for “You Only Live Twice,” the fifth film in the Bond series. Da
Roald Dahl's 100th birthday celebrated September 13
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 28 days ago
the screenplay for “You Only Live Twice,” the fifth film in the Bond series. Dahl was friends with James Bond’s creator, Ian Fleming from his war days, though Fleming had died two years before Roald started to work on the screenplay. Some of the... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Roald Dahl's 100th birthday celebrated September 13the screenplay for “You Only Live Twice,” the fifth film in the Bond series. Da
Roald Dahl's 100th birthday celebrated September 13
KIVI Boise / Posted 28 days ago
the screenplay for “You Only Live Twice,” the fifth film in the Bond series. Dahl was friends with James Bond’s creator, Ian Fleming from his war days, though Fleming had died two years before Roald started to work on the screenplay. Some of the... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Roald Dahl's 100th birthday celebrated September 13the screenplay for “You Only Live Twice,” the fifth film in the Bond series. Da
Roald Dahl's 100th birthday celebrated September 13
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 28 days ago
the screenplay for “You Only Live Twice,” the fifth film in the Bond series. Dahl was friends with James Bond’s creator, Ian Fleming from his war days, though Fleming had died two years before Roald started to work on the screenplay. Some of the... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Roald Dahl's 100th birthday celebrated September 13the screenplay for “You Only Live Twice,” the fifth film in the Bond series. Da
Roald Dahl's 100th birthday celebrated September 13
KGTV San Diego / Posted 28 days ago
the screenplay for “You Only Live Twice,” the fifth film in the Bond series. Dahl was friends with James Bond’s creator, Ian Fleming from his war days, though Fleming had died two years before Roald started to work on the screenplay. Some of the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Are you a literary lightweight or big hitter? Quiz answers and winner revealedon the cover of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band? 16. What well-known son
Are you a literary lightweight or big hitter? Quiz answers and winner revealed
The Irish Times / Posted 30 days ago
on the cover of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band? 16. What well-known song did Sting write at the same desk that Ian Fleming wrote his James Bond novels? 17. In 1890 William Butler Yeats joined a secret society called the Golden Dawn.... Read more
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Evening Standard
London’s best juiced-up cocktailsis known for one reason: martinis. The St James’s hotel was a favourite haunt o
London’s best juiced-up cocktails
Evening Standard / Posted 1 months ago
is known for one reason: martinis. The St James’s hotel was a favourite haunt of James Bond author and (very) keen drinker, Ian Fleming, who supposedly came up with the ‘shaken, not stirred’ line here. Their martinis are exceptionally strong, and... Read more
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Scotsman
23 facts you didn’t know about Sir Sean ConneryArchitect in The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions. The role eventuall
23 facts you didn’t know about Sir Sean Connery
Scotsman / Posted 1 months ago
Architect in The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions. The role eventually went to Helmut Bakaitis. 15. Bond author Ian Fleming was initially against the idea of the ‘unrefined’ Scots actor portraying 007, and was said to favour Cary Grant.... Read more
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Evening Standard
Club Chinois at Park Chinois, bar review: A bizarre, opulent must-seeis known for one reason: martinis. The St James’s hotel was a favourite haunt o
Club Chinois at Park Chinois, bar review: A bizarre, opulent must-see
Evening Standard / Posted 1 months ago
is known for one reason: martinis. The St James’s hotel was a favourite haunt of James Bond author and (very) keen drinker, Ian Fleming, who supposedly came up with the ‘shaken, not stirred’ line here. Their martinis are exceptionally strong, and... Read more
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