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How To Wear A Wrist Watch Properly – The Lesson of Style

When purchasing watches, no one is questioned with how to wear watches, actually. This appears to be logical and rational. Nevertheless, the simplest things happen to be complicated sometimes. Everything is made from details and details sometimes mean far more than the whole. People who really wander how to wear watches properly exist and they are really concerned in this issue.


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The Cuban leader Fidel Castro, a revolutionary Che Gevara, politicians Winston Churchill and Bill Clinton, writers Somerset Maugham and Mark Twain, the actor and the political figure Arnold  Schwarzenegger – these names are well-known and these figures are best known to the world for their political, social, literary and other achievements. Moreover, the abovementioned people highly esteem cigar smoking and, thus, they come as people who own the greatest number of tools and accessories so requisite for this leisurely process and among others there are cigar lighters.


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Celebrities and their Houses

Thursday, 19 November 2009

celebrities housesWith the time lapse and the age everyone expresses the idea to settle in one of the numerous houses or chalets, whatever it is called, to spend the rest of time in harmony with the pure and virgin nature. Those who cannot purchase the estate on islands  or do not feel like travelling that far, are ready to buy villas and luxury castles located in picturesque suburbs of Great Britain.

Roman Abramovich is the owner to one of these villas who is the actual admirer of everything made in England, from football teams to country villas. The estate Fyning Hill, covering the 121 hectares is the entire set of various structures, consisting of the main villa, six cottages and guest houses. In the territory of Fyning Hill with the live fence for safety purposes there are gardens, a tennis court, a lake, a swimming pool of a huge size and three fields for polo.

Robby Williams is also the admirer of real estate in Britain. When he made his mind to return from inhospitable States to the native England, he spent 7 million pounds to purchase Compton Bassett House, the mansion of XVIII century located in Wiltshire. This mansion consists of 7 bedrooms, a huge swimming pool, a sauna, a helicopter platform and a guest cottage.

After vast parties in fashionable clubs the supermodel Kate Moss goes to rest to her country villa located in the small village Little Farringdon in Cotswold. The actresses Elizabeth Hurley and Kate Winslet are neighbors to Kate Moss, and they also prefer calm and peace of villas. Winslet became the owner of the ancient castle in Cotswold in 2002 and paid 3,5 million pounds for that, a little bit more than Elizabeth Hurley, who offered less though she bought the neighboring villa little bit later.

Sir Elton John spends his leisure time in the ancient country villa located in the land of 15 hectares not far away from Windsor castle. Apart from the main building, the territory welcomes green houses constructed in XVIII, green gardens, vast tennis courts and terraces. Lots of celebrities arrive to his place every year as members to the charitable ball party White Tie & Tiara.

The other couple, the legendary footballer David Beckham and his spouse Victoria left the native Great Britain over a year ago, however they arrive here several times a year to have a rest in country villas in Hertfordshir. The luxury villa that was ironically called Buckingham Palace by neighboring natives was purchased for only 2.5 million pounds they paid in 1999. The modest interior of the villa did not correspond the high requirement of Victoria who spent over 5 million pounds to renovate and equip the villa. And today, in view of the crisis on the market of the British real estate, the cost of the country villa by Beckham makes about 6,6 million pounds. One of the successful young British footballers, Wayne Rooney, acquired the villa in Cheshire in 2004 for 4 million pounds. Soon after Wayne and his spouse Collin made their minds to fully demolish the building that was erected in 30s and construct the house of their ideal, absolutely new and absolutely unique. The Rooneys spent some more million pounds to build the structure and now the country villa is decorated with Greek statues, a swimming pool of huge size, a cinema and gardens. Closed-Circuit Television System protects Rooney and his family from paparazzi and just curious neighbors that cost 30 thousand pounds.

The supermodel Claudia Schiffer from Germany so well adopted in al world capitals chose Coldham Hall villa for permanent residence, located in Suffolk. The ancient villa constructed in XVI century was acquired by Claudia and her husband Matthew Vaughn, for 5 million pounds and they still live there, though the supermodel owns other villas and houses in London, New York, Monte-Carlo and Germany.

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