A letter from Ann Fleming written on 30th December 1960 reveals that the Flemings spent Christmas that year in St Moritz, Switzerland. Reading the letter now, one is struck by similarities with certain passages in On Her Majesty's Secret Service.
As we approach Christmas, what better way to get into the spirit of the season than to watch On Her Majesty's Secret Service, accompanied by a glass of eggnog.
At Quarterdeck, M’s country home, Bond sits down to Christmas lunch and the plum pudding duly arrives 'flaming traditionally.'
At the beginning of On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1963), James Bond rings up his old friend Monsieur Bécaud, proprietor of a modest restaurant exactly opposite the railway station of Étaples in northern France. Did the restaurant really exist, and if so, where is it?
We find out in On Her Majesty's Secret Service that James Bond stopped overnight at an auberge on the south bank of the Loire and was offered a 'sleazy provender', which included the fly-walk of the pâté maison.
The beginning of On Her Majesty’s Secret Service finds James Bond on the beach at Royale-les-Eaux reminiscing about his childhood holidays at the seaside.
In the novel of On Her Majesty's Secret Service , James Bond orders poulet Gloria for dinnerThe next day, at lunch, Bond orders œufs Gloria and a salad. But what is the Glorian style?