Checks & Valances

Checks & Valances

The gradual refurbishment at Whatley Manor Hotel continues, albeit slowly. It’s a tricky dilemma for a successful hotel. Naturally you want the rooms to look their best, but then the lost revenue and disruption have to be considered. Is it better to close...
Bedside Manor

Bedside Manor

I first visited Whatley Manor on the edge of the Cotswolds, 7 or 8 years ago, on behalf of Caterer & Hotelkeeper magazine. I have a lot to be thankful to that publication for, as it helped me gain access to several high profile hotels and restaurants such as...
Wok Stars

Wok Stars

The W Hotel on Leicester Square is perhaps the most high profile new hotel opening in London for a few years, so I was very excited to be asked to photograph its restaurant, Spice Market. The original Spice Market was set up by renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten...
Barnsley House Hotel

Barnsley House Hotel

I don’t need any excuse to go to the Cotswolds, so it’s always a treat to be asked to shoot a country house hotel there. The village of Barnsley is everything one would expect from a Cotswold village: picturesque stone cottages huddled around a pretty...