elizabeth taylor

Elizabeth Taylor and La Peregrina pearl

My most favourite photograph of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. I’m very proud of the fact that their second wedding took place on my first birthday. God, I really miss Elizabeth Taylor. Don’t you? It’s almost three years now since she passed away and I swear that the world is still a duller, less glamorous place without her in it although I like to imagine that she and the divine Richard Burton are looking down on us from the clouds, cackling together as they used to do in life while knocking back several large gins and tonic. Love them. The […]

Elizabeth Taylor 1932-2011 RIP

The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they’re going to have some pretty annoying virtues – Elizabeth Taylor. Such sad news today about Elizabeth Taylor. One of the most luminous and extraordinary beauties of our times. Better known for her love of diamonds and Richard Burton and all those husbands than her actual actual ability, she was nonetheless a talented actress who never failed to bring a frisson of glamour to every role. I’ve caught glimpses of her twice in the past week – in The Mirror Crack’d in which she […]