INTOUCH Magazine

Stroke of Genius INDEPTH | FOCUS

Stroke of Genius

As the countdown to Tokyo 2020 enters the home stretch, one American swimming sensation talks training and Olympic expectations.

Michael Andrew crouched on the lane four starting block. To his right stooped fellow American sprinter Caeleb Dressel, three years older and the current national record holder in swimming’s 50-meter freestyle.

A Touch of Luxury INDEPTH | AUCTION

A Touch of Luxury

Ahead of the Club’s annual Carpet Auction, one design guru Member highlights the aesthetic possibilities of a handwoven Persian rug.

"The home should be the treasure chest of living.”

Rugby’s Giant-Toppling Tale INDEPTH | FILM

Rugby’s Giant-Toppling Tale

Ahead of the screening of his film The Brighton Miracle at the Club, director Max Mannix explains why he was drawn to the story behind Japan’s historic win over rugby powerhouse South Africa.

Nobody in the rugby world saw it coming, certainly not South Africa.

Smelling the Coffee INDEPTH | VOICE

Smelling the Coffee

We walked through the small door of the tiny coffee shop we had discovered close to our house.

As we sat down at one of only two tables, the owner, a small Japanese man in his late 60s, welcomed us with a soft, high-pitched “Irasshaimase!