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    Bring Her Down – Theresa May must JUST GO – Matthew Steeples calls for Theresa May to follow her resigning ministers and JUST GO

    Bring Her Down

    Matthew Steeples calls for Theresa May to follow her resigning ministers and JUST GO   Today was a moment in history. First, Theresa May lost a fair few cabinet ministers and then she stupidly claimed: “A good Brexit is possible.”   This deranged and shabbily dressed woman – sadly no ...   Continue reading

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    Mad Cats – Cats Bill 2017 – 2019 by Rehman Chishti MP – That a Conservative MP is bringing a bill to force drivers who hit cats to go to the police at this time is quite ludicrous.

    Mad Cats

    That a Conservative MP is bringing a bill to force drivers who hit cats to go to the police at this time is quite ludicrous   Rehman Chisthi, the Conservative MP for Gillingha ...   Continue reading

    A Romantic Takeaway – Daily Mail report on the British Takeaway Awards – Daily Mail focuses on the story of the year – that Spencer Matthews attended the British Takeaway Awards; you couldn’t make it up

    A Romantic Takeaway

    Mail Online focuses on the story of the year – that Spencer Matthews and his wife went on “date night” at the British Takeaway Awards; you couldn’t make it up   You ca ...   Continue reading

    Tweet of the Week – Lewis Goodall – Sky News’ Lewis Goodall provides not one but two of the best tweets of the week.

    Tweet of the Week – Lewis Goodall

    Sky News’ Lewis Goodall provides not one but two of the best tweets of the week   Sky News political correspondent Lewis Goodall – famous for going round during Theresa Ma ...   Continue reading

    • Bring Her Down – Theresa May must JUST GO – Matthew Steeples calls for Theresa May to follow her resigning ministers and JUST GO

      Bring Her Down

      Matthew Steeples calls for Theresa May to follow her resigning ministers and JUST GO   Today was a moment in history. First, Theresa May lost a fair few cabinet ministers and ...   Continue reading

    • Trounced Theresa – Theresa May should go and go right now – Matthew Steeples suggests Theresa May’s time truly is up

      Trounced Theresa

      Matthew Steeples suggests Theresa May’s time truly is up   Theresa May stood at The Centopah yesterday and looked like a she was about to be run into the ground.   Next ...   Continue reading

    • Calling for a Coup – Britain needs a revolution – Matthew Steeples suggests the mess that is currently Britain needs a wake-up call and it needs a coup.

      Calling for a Coup

      Matthew Steeples suggests the mess that is currently Britain needs a wake-up call and it needs a coup   It’s all David Cameron’s fault: There was no need for him to call a ...   Continue reading

    • The Poppy Pariahs – Matthew Steeples names and shames the retail giants who won’t be selling Royal British Legion poppies this year; they include Boots, Selfridges, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose.

      The Poppy Pariahs

      Matthew Steeples names and shames the retail giants who won’t be selling Royal British Legion poppies this year; they include Boots, Sainsbury’s, Selfridges, Tesco, Waitrose an ...   Continue reading

    • No Offence Taken – Is it right to get easily offended? Matthew Steeples questions the validity of getting offended as a man “offends” a woman on Underground by dressing as Samuel L. Jackson

      No Offence Taken

      Matthew Steeples questions the validity of  getting easily offended as a man “offends” a woman on the Underground by dressing as Samuel L. Jackson   People will always fi ...   Continue reading

    • No Lady – ‘Lady’ Karren Brady should be stripped of her knighthood – Sir Philip Green, Lord Sugar, Taveta, Arcadia, Alan Sugar

      No Lady

      ‘Lady’ Brady deserves to be stripped of her title suggests Matthew Steeples   Surprisingly for a woman with a mouth the size of China, ‘Lady’ Brady has gone remarkably ...   Continue reading

    • Repugnant Robinson – Matthew Steeples suggests that continued interest in the case of Tommy Robinson illustrates a very dangerous extremist underbelly still exists in British politics

      Repugnant Robinson

      Matthew Steeples suggests that continued interest in the case of Tommy Robinson illustrates a very dangerous extremist underbelly still exists in British politics   Whatever t ...   Continue reading

    • Bog Off Brexit – Matthew Steeples & Gina Miller at People’s Vote March – Matthew Steeples reports on his experiences at the People’s Vote March in London.

      Bog Off Brexit

      Matthew Steeples reports on his experiences at the People’s Vote March in London   Yesterday, sporting a Michael Portillo style shirt and a ‘Bollocks to Brexit’ sticker ...   Continue reading

    • Bollocks to Brexit – Take Two – Matthew Steeples salutes Charlie Mullins and Pimlico Plumbers for continuing to say Bollocks to Brexit as Lambeth council attempt to force him to take his protest sign down

      Bollocks to Brexit – Take Two

      Matthew Steeples salutes Charlie Mullins and Pimlico Plumbers for continuing to say Bollocks to Brexit as Lambeth council attempt to force him to take his protest sign down   ...   Continue reading

    • Outrage! Anger over Princess Eugenie’s wedding and Pret deaths – Matthew Steeples shares his views on the ‘outrage’ against Friday’s royal wedding and ‘death by Pret’

      Outrage!

      Matthew Steeples shares his views on the ‘outrage’ against Friday’s royal wedding and ‘death by Pret’   People are very angry at the moment: They’re angry about Br ...   Continue reading

    • A Cheap Cottage – £80,000 for Falicon Cottage, Fleet Street Lane, Hothershall, Longridge, Preston, Lancashire, United Kingdom, PR3 3YR through Richard Turner & Son – A Lancashire country cottage with 1.4 acres for less than the price of a parking space in Knightsbridge; yours for just £80,000 ($104,000, €92,000 or درهم381,000).

      A Cheap Country Cottage

      A Lancashire country cottage with 1.4 acres is for sale for less than the price of a parking space in Knightsbridge; it could be yours for just £80,000   A country cottage wi ...   Continue reading

    • Word of the Week – Our word of the week just had to be… Gnomic

      Word of the Week – Gnomic

      Our word of the week just had to be… Gnomic   An ambiguous and enigmatic adjective, our word of the week is “gnomic.” In summary it means: “Expressed in the nature of ...   Continue reading

    • Hit the Road Marilyn – Marilyn Monroe’s 1956 Ford Thunderbird to be auctioned by Julien’s Auctions in Los Angeles, California on 17th November 2018.

      Hit the Road Marilyn

      Marilyn Monroe’s 1956 Ford Thunderbird to be auctioned   A 1956 Ford Thunderbird gifted as a Christmas present to Marilyn Monroe in 1955 by her business partner, the photogr ...   Continue reading

    • A Rental Ruin – Chelsea estate agent optimistically markets an £850 per week house with unpainted walls and an exposed gas meter by announcing: “It does have a new boiler” – 62 Christchurch Street, Chelsea, London, SW3 4AR, United Kingdom – To rent through John D. Wood & Co. for £850 per week ($1,108, €955 or درهم4,070 per week).

      A Rental Ruin

      Chelsea estate agent optimistically markets an £850 per week house with unpainted walls and an exposed gas meter by announcing: “It does have a new boiler”   Other than t ...   Continue reading

    • A Pricey Doer-Upper – Derelict Uncle Monty-esque farmhouse in the countryside of the Lake District National Park World Heritage Site for sale for a staggering sum – Hard Crag, High Brow Edge, Backbarrow, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8QY, United Kingdom – For sale for £795,000 ($1 million, €889,000 or درهم3.8 million) through Michael C. L. Hodgson

      A Pricey Doer-Upper

      Derelict Uncle Monty-esque farmhouse in the countryside of the Lake District National Park World Heritage Site for sale for a staggering sum   Described as “one of the most ...   Continue reading

    • Finding Your Station – 1937 Bentley 4.5-litre ‘Woodie’ shooting brake with coachwork by Vincent’s of Reading – Registration DLO 934, chassis B142JD – 1937 Bentley shooting brake formerly owned by Mulberry founder Roger Saul to be auctioned at Goodwood Revival sale, 8th September 2018 by Bonhams with an estimate of £100,000 to £125,000 ($129,000 to $162,000, €112,000 to €140,000 or درهم475,000 to د)

      Finding Your Station

      1937 Bentley shooting brake formerly owned by Mulberry founder Roger Saul to be auctioned today at Goodwood Revival sale   Today at their annual Goodwood Revival sale in Susse ...   Continue reading

    • Fame & The Beeb – Famous! by Stoddart exhibition at Chelsea Arts Club – John Stoddart exhibition of silkscreen prints of his iconic works at Chelsea Arts Club attracts the attention of some BBC heavyweights.

      Fame & The Beeb

      John Stoddart exhibition of silkscreen prints of his iconic works at Chelsea Arts Club attracts the attention of some BBC heavyweights   On Tuesday, at the Chelsea Arts Club i ...   Continue reading

    • Rule, Britannia! £6.45 million for 215 Kings Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 5EH, United Kingdom – For sale with Knight Frank and once home to ‘Rule, Britannia!’ and ‘A-Hunting We Will Go’ composer Thomas Arne and later Shakespearean actress Dame Ellen Terry.

      Rule, Britannia!

      “Famously haunted” Chelsea townhouse once home to ‘Rule, Britannia!’ and ‘A-Hunting We Will Go’ composer Thomas Arne and later Shakespearean actress Dame Ellen Terry fo ...   Continue reading

    • Styled by Stoddart – Home of John Stoddart, Liverpudlian sniper turned snapper and ‘Photographer to the Stars’ – Flat 2, 34 – 36 Oxford Street, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 1DG, United Kingdom – For sale for £235,000 ($306,000, €262,000 or درهم1.1million) through Miles and Barr.

      Styled by Stoddart

      ‘Photographer to the Stars’ John Stoddart puts his Whitstable bachelor pad up for sale; it truly represents his bon vivant lifestyle   Suave Liverpool born ‘sniper-turne ...   Continue reading

    • Where could J. K. Rowling take Harry Potter next? New contributor Jaimee Jenkins examines what might be next for J. K. Rowling.

      Where could J. K. Rowling take Harry Potter next?

      New contributor Jaimee Jenkins examines what might be next for J. K. Rowling   It’s quite rare that an author transcends her literature quite the way J.K. Rowling has over t ...   Continue reading

    • Tweet of the Week – Lewis Goodall – Sky News’ Lewis Goodall provides not one but two of the best tweets of the week.

      Tweet of the Week – Lewis Goodall

      Sky News’ Lewis Goodall provides not one but two of the best tweets of the week   Sky News political correspondent Lewis Goodall – famous for going round during Theresa Ma ...   Continue reading

    • Bog Room Ben – Ben Fogle reveals himself as a true prat – That Ben Fogle shared his views on “bathroom style” speaks volumes to where he is positioned in society.

      Bog Room Ben

      That Ben Fogle shared his views on “bathroom style” speaks volumes to where he is positioned in society   Yesterday, in The Sunday Times, television presenter Ben Fogle jo ...   Continue reading

    • Wally of the Week – Richard Madeley – Foot in mouth disease sufferer – Richard Madeley once again proves himself a complete prat in remarks about autism on ‘Good Morning Britain’

      Wally of the Week – Richard Madeley

      Richard Madeley once again proves himself a complete prat in remarks about autism on ‘Good Morning Britain’   Richard Madeley isn’t a man, he’s simply a menace. Marrie ...   Continue reading

    • Pun Parties With Police – David Pun arrested at a party in London –Party crasher David Pun arrested at party in Central London.

      Pun Parties With Police

      David Pun arrested at a party in London   Last night in Mayfair, David Pun was arrested in full view of invited guests. Cuffed and taken to a police station, this renowned par ...   Continue reading

    • Overheard – 22nd October 2018 – Clangers overheard and snippets spotted by readers of ‘The Steeple Times’

      Overheard – 22nd October 2018

      Clangers overheard and snippets spotted by readers of ‘The Steeple Times’   Mobile Arabs An Arab sat outside a shisha café on Brompton Road told her friend: “I lost my ...   Continue reading

    • Murky Stirring – The Duchess of Sussex attempts to morph into a modern day Mary Berry.

      Murky Stirring

      The Duchess of Sussex attempts to morph into a modern day Mary Berry   Mary Berry is annoying enough but now, it seems, there could be a royal attempting to steal this pest’ ...   Continue reading

    • Stunt About Town – James Stunt and Princess Maria Anunciata von Liechtenstein – James Stunt admits to failing to snare a lady he describes as “a true thoroughbred”

      Stunt About Town

      James Stunt admits to failing to snare a lady he describes as “a true thoroughbred”   A man capable of getting just about whatever he wants, billionaire and art connoisseu ...   Continue reading

    • The Talented Tinker – Actor Dudley Sutton (1933 – 2018) – Actor Dudley Sutton – AKA ‘Lovejoy’s’ Tinker – passes away aged 85 shortly after giving an interview lauding the NHS.

      The Talented Tinker

      Actor Dudley Sutton – AKA ‘Lovejoy’s’ Tinker – passes away aged 85 shortly after giving an interview lauding the NHS   The talented actor and regular at the Chelsea ...   Continue reading

    • Thanks Alexa – “Human” Alexa Chung becomes a “fashion designer” and shares her views on Googling and airports.

      Thanks Alexa

      Alexa Chung transitions from “fashion genius” to “fashion designer” and shares her views on Googling and airports; Matthew Steeples asks: “Who’d want to miss such impor ...   Continue reading

    • Picture of the Week – A Bottled Marie-Claire Baroness von Alvensleben – Racist Marie-Claire, ‘Baroness’ von Alvensleben spotted dashing for sparkling wine at LAPADA antiques fair in London’s Berkeley Square, W1.

      Picture of the Week – A Bottled Baroness

      Racist Marie-Claire, ‘Baroness’ von Alvensleben spotted dashing for sparkling wine as she ‘works the room’ at chi-chi antiques fair   Last night at LAPADA, waiting to ...   Continue reading

    • A Romantic Takeaway – Daily Mail report on the British Takeaway Awards – Daily Mail focuses on the story of the year – that Spencer Matthews attended the British Takeaway Awards; you couldn’t make it up

      A Romantic Takeaway

      Mail Online focuses on the story of the year – that Spencer Matthews and his wife went on “date night” at the British Takeaway Awards; you couldn’t make it up   You ca ...  Continue reading

    • Snowflake Society – Waitrose should sell poppies not attack William Sitwell – Matthew Steeples supports William Sitwell and suggests his employer Waitrose develop a better moral compass before attacking him

      Snowflake Society

      Matthew Steeples supports William Sitwell and suggests his employer Waitrose develop a better moral compass before attacking him   Aristocrats have a habit of saying stupid th ...  Continue reading

    • Instagrammable London – Fabio Contissa suggests the most Instagrammable restaurants and cafes to visit in London

      Instagrammable London

      Fabio Contissa suggests the most Instagrammable restaurants and cafes to visit in London   Social networking sites have become a part of everyday life for many people especial ...  Continue reading

    • Mott 32 to open in Las Vegas – Hong Kong restaurant opens U.S. outpost – Iconic Hong Kong Restaurant Mott 32 set to open in Las Vegas this winter at The Venetian Resort on the Las Vegas Boulevard Strip. Photo by Mariamichelle, Public Domain

      Mott 32 to open in Las Vegas

      Iconic Hong Kong Restaurant Mott 32 set to open in Las Vegas reports new contributor Fabio Contissa   An iconic Hong Kong restaurant chain is set to unveil its first eatery in ...  Continue reading

    • Watery Child Labour – Quooker Boiling-Water Tap and Child Labour – Advert for a Quooker boiling-water tap featuring a child in pyjamas using it was plainly the choice of a deranged marketing executive.

      Watery Child Labour

      Advert for a Quooker boiling-water tap featuring a child in pyjamas using it was plainly the choice of a deranged marketing executive   Priced at between £1,150 and £1,600 d ...  Continue reading

    • Brexiteer Tim Martin’s Dog’s Dinner – Wetherspoons owner Tim Martin has followed up on banning foreign booze including Moët & Chandon and now banned dogs from his pubs.

      Brexiteer Tim Martin’s Dog’s Dinner

      Whackjob Wetherspoons owner Tim Martin has followed up on banning foreign booze including Moët & Chandon and now banned dogs from his entire chain of pubs   Pro-Brexit pu ...  Continue reading

    • Wallies of the Week – Angry pie loving duo Linda and Tony Gilkes – Middlesborough couple Linda and Tony Gilkes go to the press after Morrisons refuse to sell them meat pies before 9am.

      Wallies of the Week – Linda and Tony Gilkes

      Middlesborough couple go to the press after Morrisons refuse to sell them meat pies before 9am   There are conspiracy theorists and then there’s a pie loving duo named Linda ...  Continue reading

    • Caramel on The Cross – Caramel London, 272 Brompton Road, SW3 2AW – New restaurant critic David G. Lennox reviews Brompton Cross’s latest opening, Caramel London.

      Caramel on The Cross

      New restaurant critic David G. Lennox reviews Brompton Cross’s latest opening, Caramel London   In a knockout punch, the last of the grand old chatelaines of Kensington and ...  Continue reading

    • Cheers Macron! President Emmanuel Macron should ignore his critics and continue to enjoy drinking wine.

      Cheers Macron!

      President Emmanuel Macron should ignore his critics and continue to enjoy drinking wine   President Emmanuel Macron has ridiculously been accused of “putting French lives in ...  Continue reading

    • Wally of the Week – Brazen bread “grabber” Charlotte Day – Healthcare assistant Charlotte Day disgracefully moans about panic buying of bread just as homeless people freeze to death.

      Wally of the Week – Brazen bread “grabber” Charlotte Day

      Healthcare assistant Charlotte Day disgracefully moans about panic buying of bread just as homeless people freeze to death   Last week, a homeless man froze to death in Chelms ...  Continue reading

    • Sick Sabs – Hunt saboteurs who trolled dead woman are a disgrace – Hunt saboteurs who trolled the family of a dead huntswoman should be ashamed of themselves.

      Sick Sabs

      Hunt saboteurs who trolled the family of a dead huntswoman should be ashamed of themselves   There are three kinds of hunt saboteurs. There are the principled ones, there are ...   Continue reading

    • Brilliant Berkoff – Steven Berkoff shares his views on the slaying of a family of baboons by an American monster named Blake Fischer.

      Brilliant Berkoff

      Steven Berkoff shares his views on the slaying of a family of baboons by an American monster named Blake Fischer   This week, the actor, writer and playwright Steven Berkoff t ...   Continue reading

    • Unfinished Business – £16.5 million ($21.6 million, €18.8 million or درهم78.9 million) for Sudeley Lodge, Sudeley Road, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, GL54 5JB, United Kingdom through estate agent Knight Frank – 519 acre Gloucestershire estate goes on sale for £16.5 million in spite of needing a further £1.5 million spent on it.

      Unfinished Business

      519 acre Gloucestershire estate complete with “challenging” high bird estate goes on sale for £16.5 million in spite of needing a further £1.5 million spent on it   A ri ...   Continue reading

    • Casino London – Fabio Contissa offers advice on how to make the most of a visit to one of London’s casinos.

      Casino London

      Fabio Contissa offers advice on how to make the most of a visit to one of London’s casinos   The city of London is known for the many things on offer in regards to entertain ...   Continue reading

    • A Half Million Hut – £500,000 ($654,000, €562,000 or درهم2.4 million) for Wall Holm Boathouse, Glenridding, Ullswater, Lake District, Cumbria, CA11 0PF through estate agents Fine & Country – Lakeland boat house goes on sale for somewhat ambitious sum of £500,000 in spite of not having any residential accommodation.

      A Half Million Hut

      Lakeland boat house goes on sale for somewhat ambitious sum of £500,000 in spite of not having any residential accommodation   A boat house on the lake where Donald Campbell ...   Continue reading

    • Put A Helmet On – Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas is right to demand all cyclists be forced to wear helmets.

      Put A Helmet On

      Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas is right to demand all cyclists be forced to wear helmets   Yesterday, in an interview in the Sunday Times Magazine, this year’s winner ...   Continue reading

    • Tigger Bounces into a Cowshed – Armed standoff over cuddly toy – Scottish farmer Bruce Grubb caused an armed standoff after calling police to “tackle a tiger on the loose”; it turned out to be a giant cuddly toy

      Tigger Bounces into a Cowshed

      Scottish farmer Bruce Grubb caused an armed standoff after calling police to “tackle a tiger on the loose”; it turned out to be a giant cuddly toy   An Aberdeenshire farme ...   Continue reading

    • Cheap in Chelsea – 283 square foot boat in Chelsea Harbour for £55k – An affordable way to live in a two bedroom property in Chelsea, London for just £194 per square foot – £55,000 ($73,000, €62,000 or درهم269,000) for boat named Majjasti through River Homes.

      Cheap in Chelsea

      An affordable way to live in a two bedroom property in Chelsea, London for just £194 per square foot   What could possibly be the cheapest way to live in a two bedroom proper ...   Continue reading

    • Harnessing a Horse Track – York Harness Raceway, Pool Lane, Nun Monkton, near Green Hammerton, York, Yorkshire, YO26 8EU, United Kingdom – For sale for offers over £1.5 million ($2 million, €1.7 million or درهم7.3 million) through Jackson-Stops – Owned by former boxer Michael Welling

      Harnessing a Horse Track

      Well-equipped 0.5-mile harness racing track in Yorkshire for sale for £1.5 million; it was the scene of an “ear biting incident” by a traveler in 2009   A dream property ...   Continue reading

    • A Lot for Le Mans – Racing suit and helmet worn by Steve McQueen in ‘Le Mans’ to be sold for the staggering sum of £380,000 ($400,000 to $500,000, €344,000 to €430,000 or درهم1.5 million to درهم1.8 million) by RM Sotheby’s in New York on 6th December 2017.

      A Lot for Le Mans

      Racing suit and helmet worn by Steve McQueen in ‘Le Mans’ to be sold for the staggering sum of £300,000 to £380,000   A racing suit and helmet worn by Steve McQueen in L ...   Continue reading

    • Mad Cats – Cats Bill 2017 – 2019 by Rehman Chishti MP – That a Conservative MP is bringing a bill to force drivers who hit cats to go to the police at this time is quite ludicrous.

      Mad Cats

      That a Conservative MP is bringing a bill to force drivers who hit cats to go to the police at this time is quite ludicrous   Rehman Chisthi, the Conservative MP for Gillingha ...  Continue reading

    • We Will Remember Them – Armistice Day 100 – The 100th anniversary of Armistice Day should be marked by remembering those that gave their lives and how lucky our generation truly is

      We Will Remember Them

      The 100th anniversary of Armistice Day should be marked by remembering those that gave their lives and how lucky our generation truly is   It can be put very simply: Today, we ...  Continue reading

    • Hapless Harriet – Harriet Harman has no idea about knife crime – Harriet Harman proves herself to be the dimmest politician on the planet

      Hapless Harriet

      Harriet Harman proves herself to be the dimmest politician on the planet   Harriet Harman is nothing but a dimwit. Everyone already knew that but that this Labour politician n ...  Continue reading

    • Calling for a Coup – Britain needs a revolution – Matthew Steeples suggests the mess that is currently Britain needs a wake-up call and it needs a coup.

      Ta Ta Theresa

      Northern businessman offers £1 million to the Conservative Party (if they get rid of Theresa May)   Today, via The Steeple Times, a prominent Northern businessman and racehor ...  Continue reading

    • Waitrose Wake-Up – Waitrose Belgravia cave in and start selling poppies – Waitrose Belgravia respond to ‘The Steeple Times’s’ expose of their not selling Royal British Legion poppies and allow them into their store.

      Waitrose Wake-Up

      Waitrose Belgravia respond to ‘The Steeple Times’s’ expose of their not selling Royal British Legion poppies and allow them into their store   After The Steeple Times re ...  Continue reading

    • The Blatancy of Banks – Arron Banks deserves to be investigated – The National Crime Agency’s investigation into Arron Banks and revelations that Theresa May stopped a previous inquiry into his activities is proof enough that he must now be properly questioned

      The Blatancy of Banks

      The National Crime Agency’s investigation into and that Theresa May stopped a previous inquiry into Arron Banks’ activities is proof that he must now be properly questioned &nb ...  Continue reading

    • Picture of the Week – The Horror That is Halloween – Halloween is a ridiculous American nightmare suggests Matthew Steeples

      Picture of the Week – The Horror That is Halloween

      Halloween is a ridiculous American nightmare suggests Matthew Steeples   Halloween is something that children might enjoy but in reality it’s just another excuse for greedy ...  Continue reading

    • Sex & Sir Shifty – Sir Philip Green named for sexual harassment

      Sex & Sir Shifty

      The naming in Parliament of Sir Philip Green is anything but surprising; he deserves to be stripped of his knighthood   Named and shamed in Parliament by Lord Hain yesterday, ...  Continue reading

    • Welcome To The Shitshow – Beth Rigby, Sky News – Heroine – Beth Rigby makes herself a national heroine by referencing the word “shitshow” live on Sky News.

      Welcome To The Shitshow

      Beth Rigby makes herself a national heroine by referencing the word “shitshow” live on Sky News   Kay Burley is famous for making Peter Andre cry on Sky News. Martin Brunt ...  Continue reading

    • Theresa Calls By – Theresa May spotted in wheel barrow – Boris Johnson pictured wheeling Theresa May around Chelsea in a wheel barrow whilst elsewhere the pair of them make themselves known in a phone box

      Blind Brexit

      Boris Johnson pictured wheeling Theresa May around Chelsea in a wheel barrow whilst elsewhere the pair of them make themselves known in a phone box   Spotted in Chelsea on Sun ...  Continue reading

    BRAINSTORM

    The comings and goings of the entrepreneurial classes

    • Real estate investor Davide Giardino – What’s on your mantelpiece? A 20-question interview with Beverly Hills and Great LA based economist turned real estate investor Davide Giardino.

      Davide Giardino – What’s on your mantelpiece?

      A 20-question interview with economist turned real estate investor Davide Giardino   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your guiding force? “The happiness a ...  Continue reading

    • Microlino co-founder Oliver Ouboter – What’s on your mantelpiece? A 20-question interview with Oliver Ouboter; the co-founder of the imminently launching innovative Swiss ‘bubble car’ – the Microlino.

      Oliver Ouboter – What’s on your mantelpiece?

      A 20-question interview with Oliver Ouboter; the co-founder of the imminently launching innovative Swiss ‘bubble car’ – the Microlino   The Steeple Times shares “wit and w ...  Continue reading

    • The Affair That Never Was – Ben Fogle, Ben Foden and the Daily Mail – As the Mail Online makes yet another balls-up, The Steeple Times suggests that Lord Rothermere hire a decent copy checker – Rugby player Ben Foden supposedly embarked on a relationship with PR woman Becky Milne whilst still married to ‘The Saturday’s’ singer Una Healy; television presenter Ben Fogle was mistakenly brought into the mix by a rather ineffectual ‘Mail Online’ copychecker – The story of The Man Who Never Was was inspired by an incident involving Dame Paddy Ridsdale, Ian Fleming’s secretary and later the inspiration for the Bond character Miss Moneypeny, during the Second World War

      The Affair That Never Was

      As the Mail Online makes yet another balls-up, The Steeple Times suggests that Lord Rothermere hire a decent copy checker   As was the case with the amazing yet surprisingly t ...  Continue reading

    • Hero of the Hour – Yasmita Mulji – The Steeple Times salutes community hero and Chelsea newsagent Yasmita Mulji of P. Josiah Newsagents, 101 Fulham Road, London, SW3 6RH. Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7584 2379.

      Hero of the Hour – Yasmita Mulji

      The Steeple Times salutes community hero and Chelsea newsagent Yasmita Mulji   Hardworking Yasmita Mulji has served her community since 1978. This Chelsea newsagent and her sm ...  Continue reading

    • McMoneya – London’s wealthiest areas are being drained of character – London has simply become a money park for dodgy money and though ‘McMafia’ reflected elements of that, the truth is far more depressing.

      McMoneya

      London has simply become a money park for dodgy money and though ‘McMafia’ reflected elements of that, the truth is far more depressing   Since the 1st January, the nation ...  Continue reading

    • Richard Branson train crash Virgin Trains Daily Mail

      The Daily Branson

      Richard Branson’s decision to re-allow the ‘Daily Mail’ on his trains proves him to be nothing but a lying self-publicist   Sir Richard Branson yet again has proven hims ...  Continue reading

    • Branson Falls Off The Roof – Sir Richard Branson closes The Roof Gardens in Kensington; customers take to social media to complain about lack of assistance over cancelled bookings

      Branson Falls Off The Roof

      Sir Richard Branson closes The Roof Gardens in Kensington; customers take to social media to complain about lack of assistance over cancelled bookings   Sir Richard Branson ca ...  Continue reading

    • Taking out the Toxic – Matthew Steeples suggests the era of PR’s who’ll represent anyone and promote anything ought to end – Kaitlin Menza of The Cut on Harvey Weinstein – Sallie Hofmeister and Michael Sitrick of Sitrick and Company and James Henderson of Bell Pottinger

      Taking out the Toxic

      Matthew Steeples suggests the era of PR’s who’ll represent anyone and promote anything ought to end   In Britain, the PR firm Bell Pottinger collapsed ultimately because o ...  Continue reading

    • Bloomberg on Brexit – Michael Bloomberg condemns Brexit as “the single stupidest thing any country has ever done” apart from USA electing Donald Trump.

      Bloomberg on Brexit

      Billionaire and former Mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg condemns Brexit as “the single stupidest thing any country has ever done” apart from America electing Donald Trump &n ...  Continue reading

    • A Second Kennedy in the White House? Former Ambassador to Japan under President Obama Caroline Kennedy for President of the United States of America

      A Second Kennedy in the White House?

      Could “Hillary Clinton without the baggage” Caroline Kennedy take on Donald Trump?   It is being suggested that JFK’s daughter Caroline Kennedy could run against Donald ...  Continue reading

    THE WIRE

    Science, technology and gadgets

    • A Bit Of An Enigma – Bonhams in Knightsbridge, London to auction two Enigma machines at their science and technology sale for six figure sums. The respective reserves for the machines are £150,000 to £200,000 ($197,000 to $263,000, €169,000 to €225,000 or درهم724,000 to درهم965,000) and £100,000 to £150,000 ($131,000 to $197,000,

      A Bit Of An Enigma

      Bonhams to auction two Enigma machines at their science and technology sale for six figure sums   Tomorrow in Knightsbridge, Bonhams will auction two Heinsoeth Und Rinke enigm ...   Continue reading

    • The King of Caravans – One-of-a-kind “big caravan-house” with patio on the roof for sale for £30,000 ($38,500, €33,200 or درهم141,500); the current owner bought it for just £1 and spent £70,000 restoring it – For sale through RM English estate agents in York.

      The King of Caravans

      One-of-a-kind “big caravan-house” with patio on the roof for sale for £30,000; the current owner bought it for just £1 and spent £70,000 restoring it   Believed to be t ...   Continue reading

    • The Bubble is Back – £10,800 for minute Microlino electric car – New electric Swiss ‘bubble car’ expected to launch in December; 7,200 orders have already been placed for the £10,800 Microlino.

      The Bubble is Back

      New electric Swiss ‘bubble car’ expected to launch in December; 7,200 orders have already been placed for the £10,800 Microlino   The Swiss are known for their chocolate ...   Continue reading

    • A Low-Cost Limo – Replica Clinton Cadillac One to be auctioned – Perfect car for Hillary Clinton to be auctioned for just £7,800 in Indiana; replica Cadillac One truly is worthy of the name ‘The Beast’ – 1999 Cadillac Deville Presidential-style state limousine by Superior Coach to be sold for £7,800 to £11,700 ($10,000 to $15,000, €8,800 to €13,100 or درهم36,700 to درهم55,100) at their 30th August to the 2nd September auction by RM Sotheby’s at their Auburn Fall sale.

      A Low-Cost Limo

      Perfect car for Hillary Clinton to be auctioned for just £7,800 in Indiana; replica Cadillac One truly is worthy of the name ‘The Beast’   Hillary Clinton could finally f ...   Continue reading

    • Picture of the Week – High Above The Highlands – Astronaut from the International Space Station captures a truly amazing cloud free photograph of the Scottish Highlands.

      Picture of the Week – High Above The Highlands

      International Space Station astronaut captures a truly amazing cloud free photograph of the Scottish Highlands   Photographs taken from aeroplanes and spacecraft are generally ...   Continue reading

    • A Range Rover Goes Topless – Wacky 1972 Range Rover Classic Suffix ‘A’ convertible for sale for £97,500 ($137,000, €111,000 or درهم504,000) through Kensington dealer Graeme Hunt

      A Range Rover Goes Topless

      Wacky 1970s Range Rover convertible for sale for just under £100,000   A truly quirky 1972 Range Rover Classic Suffix ‘A’ that was transformed for ‘topless’ use in Mo ...   Continue reading

    • Profit from Focus – Six year old Ford Focus RS to be sold for nearly double its price in 2011; it has just 18 miles on the clock – Offered by Silverstone Auctions at their NEC Classic Motor Show Sale on 11th and 12th November 2017.

      Profit from Focus

      Six year old Ford to be sold for nearly double its price in 2011; it has just 18 miles on the clock   A zippy 2011 Ford Focus RS with just 18 miles on the clock is to be sold ...   Continue reading

    • A Mammoth Merc – 2017 Mercedes-Maybach G650 V12 landaulet – Limousine, convertible and off-roader combined created by Mercedes-Maybach to be sold for charity by Bonhams on 16th October 2017 at their Zoute Sale in Knokke-Heist, Belgium.

      A Mammoth Merc

      Limousine, convertible and off-roader combined created by Mercedes-Maybach to be sold for charity   One of just ninety-nine examples made, a brand new Mercedes-Maybach G650 V1 ...   Continue reading

    • A Con and A Cabriolet – 1971 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI all-weather cabriolet by Pietro Frua – To be sold at auction by RM Sotheby’s at their Monterey sale on Saturday 19th August 2017 – Estimate of £308,000 to £462,000 ($400,000 to $600,000, €340,000 to €511,000 or درهم1.5 million to درهم2.2 million) – Owned by Robert ‘Bobby’ Buchanan-Michaelson originally

      A Con and A Cabriolet

      One-off 1971 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI cabriolet to be auctioned; originally commissioned by a British playboy turned jailbird with connections to Princess Margaret but only actually ...   Continue reading

    • Diana’s Drive – Up-armoured ex-British Embassy in Washington 1987 Rolls-Royce Silver Spur I used by late Diana, Princess of Wales to be auctioned by Auctions America at their Labour Day sale in Auburn, Indiana from 31st August to 3rd September 2017 – Estimate of £35,000 to £42,000 ($45,000 to $55,000, €38,000 to €47,000 or درهم165,000 to درهم202,000).

      Diana’s Drive

      Up-armoured Rolls-Royce used by the late Diana, Princess of Wales to be auctioned in Auburn, Indiana   A 1987 Rolls-Royce Silver Spur I commissioned by the British Foreign Off ...   Continue reading

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