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Five things that are inspiring us this week...

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The Book: Rolling Stones

Surely the coolest addition to anyone's coffee table, this new photographic tome charts the amazing history and lifestyle of the world's greatest rock band with many previously unseen images.

taschen.com
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The Film: The Drop

James Gandolfini's superb final performance, Noomi Rapace and Tom Hardly (nuzzling a Pitt Bull Terrier puppy): three very good reasons not to miss this brilliant, Brooklyn-based crime thriller.

foxsearchlight.com/thedrop
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The Holiday Home: The Naked House

Photographer and architect Marc Gerritsen has taken open-plan living to a whole new (more luxurious) level with this six-bedroom hillside hideaway in Ko Samui. Winter sun anyone?

welcomebeyond.com
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The Opening: Heddon Street Kitchen

Head chef Maria Tampakis cooks up a mouth-watering mix of European and classic American dishes in Gordon Ramsay's newest restaurant. Think upmarket chicken wings and côte de boeuf. Delicious.

gordonramsay.com/heddon-street
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The Buy: Elemis Advent Calendar

Don't get us wrong, we love chocolate (a lot) but what could be more decadent than opening a mini Elemis treat every day? Plus, it's utterly waistline friendly - hooray!

timetospa.co.uk