London Fashion Week 2015: 5 Unmissable Off-The-Catwalks Events

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As autumn waves a last goodbye to summer, it’s time once again for our capital’s streets to erupt with the glitz, ritziness, and glamour of London Fashion Week. A spectacle like no other, LFW is one of the most hotly anticipated events on the fashion calendar, vying for supremacy with its sister shows in Milan, …

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5 Reasons Not To Miss The 2015 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals

November in London conjures up pictures of rain-soaked citizens, fog cloaking the Thames, and ever-shortening, darkening days. But in one corner of the big city, bright lights abound: From 15-22 November, tennis’ top men’s players will battle it out at the O2 arena to become the 2015 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals champion. The sport’s …

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Rugby World Cup 2015 By The Numbers

As the countdown continues to the Rugby World Cup, the nation and its denizens are gearing up for what promises to be an exhilarating six weeks of joy, heartache, record-breaking and giant-felling. It may only be the 8th Rugby World Cup, but the tournament is steeped in the grand tradition and heritage of mankind’s most …

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Choosing the perfect wedding photographer

Choosing a Wedding Photographer Here at Mercedes Chauffeur Hire we’ve been providing chauffeur driven wedding car hire for over 21 years and during this time we’ve been privileged to supply wedding cars for some truly majestic wedding ceremonies. One thing which never fails to amaze us is how some couples plan everything down to the …

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London Olympic Games 2012

The Olympic Games in London, 2012 As I’m a London chauffeur you probably expect me to complain about traffic issues during the London 2012 Olympics. Well I hate to disappoint you but after all, it’s the London Olympic Games, and we won the bid!  However many medals we may or may not get during the …

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Wimbledon Tennis Championships

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Wimbledon Tennis Championships Well it’s an English summer, and if (as usual) it’s a wet English summer in June, then the glory of Wimbledon Tennis Championships is almost upon us.  Each year, from the end of June to the beginning of July, the Wimbledon tennis tournament takes place in this historic arena, backdrop to a …

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Royal Ascot Horse Racing

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Royal Ascot Horse Racing Royal Ascot is one of the tickety boo, must go social events of the English calendar.  From fine dining, to strict dress codes, this is as far away from common or garden horse races, or having a weekly flutter at your high street bookies as you can get.  Royal Ascot has …

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Glyndebourne Opera Festival 2012

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Glyndebourne Opera Festival 2012 I don’t know if there are any wild horses on the stage during the Glyndebourne Opera Festival, which takes place from May 20th to August 26th, but if there are they couldn’t drag me along there with them, not even kicking and screaming.  The closest I’ve been to appreciating an aria …

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Safe Winter Driving

Safe winter driving

Winter Wears On It’s winter.  Outside, it’s cold.  I’m off the ‘winter tyre’ soap box from my last news piece – well it’s back in the cellar – and now I think I’m about to get stuck on my ‘how to drive in wintry weather’  high horse. Let’s face it, sometimes the old fashioned methods …

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Winter Tyres Blues

Winter Tyres

Driving with Winter Tyres Maybe you know very little and care even less about winter tyres. Not everybody we drive around is a driver, and particularly in this fair city, even if you are, you may choose to hire a cool London chauffeur driven car rather than negotiate the motorized maze that is London traffic. …

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