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    A Knightsbridge Nuisance – ‘The Steeple Times’ highlights Knightsbridge’s worst nuisance neighbour; meet hotel and leisure fund manager Jochen Schaefer-Suren.

    A Knightsbridge Nuisance

    ‘The Steeple Times’ highlights Knightsbridge’s worst nuisance neighbour; meet hotel and leisure fund manager Jochen Schaefer-Suren   Jochen Schaefer-Suren clearly is someone with a passion for harbouring a grudge and an individual prone to intimidating others.   Yesterday, at Kensing ...   Continue reading

  • Headline News

    Billing Against Brexit – As a restaurant popular with politicians adds anti-Brexit slogans to its bills, it must be highlighted that the hospitality industry is entirely dependent on immigrant workers.

    Billing Against Brexit

    As a restaurant popular with politicians adds anti-Brexit slogans to its bills, it must be highlighted that the hospitality industry is entirely dependent on immigrant workers &nbs ...   Continue reading

    Supporting Giovanni – Giovanni restaurant, 6 Yeoman’s Row, SW3 2AH – Matthew Steeples criticises ‘Evening Standard’s’ Benedict Moore-Bridger for his unjustified attack on the Knightsbridge restaurant Giovanni.

    Supporting Giovanni

    Matthew Steeples criticises the ‘Evening Standard’s’ Benedict Moore-Bridger for his unjustified attack on the Knightsbridge restaurant Giovanni   Benedict Moore-Bridger ...   Continue reading

    A Doughnut of a Deal – Theresa May gets Krispy Kremes delivered – That Theresa May has resorted to dishing out doughnuts represents what a Dodo her deal truly is.

    A Doughnut of a Deal

    That Theresa May has resorted to dishing out doughnuts represents what a Dodo her deal truly is   Theresa May reportedly dished out doughnuts this morning as part of her despe ...   Continue reading

    • Bercow’s Brilliance – John Bercow finally does the right thing – Matthew Steeples does a U-turn and salutes John Bercow.

      Bercow’s Brilliance

      Matthew Steeples does a U-turn and salutes John Bercow   John Bercow is a truly repugnant specimen. Aside from being married to a vile woman – and one that is most definitel ...   Continue reading

    • Arise The Gavinator – Gavin Newsom becomes Governor of California – Gavin Newsom brings hope to America and we expect him to great things as 40th Governor of California; we also urge him to do what he can to free the victims of parental abuse, the Menendez brothers

      Arise The Gavinator

      Gavin Newsom brings hope to America and we expect him to great things as 40th Governor of California; we also urge him to do what he can to free the victims of parental abuse, the ...   Continue reading

    • The Flaws of Fat Cat Friday – Friday 4th January 2019 – Matthew Steeples suggests that ‘Fat Cat Friday’ is actually not such a bad thing.

      The Flaws of Fat Cat Friday

      Matthew Steeples suggests that ‘Fat Cat Friday’ is actually not such a bad thing   Today is branded ‘Fat Cat Friday’ by some in the UK. They moan that business chief e ...   Continue reading

    • Punish Pavement Pests – Ban rollerblades and pavement scooters – In the wake of a rollerblader causing a woman severe head injuries, Matthew Steeples demands ‘pavement pests’ – including those blessed scooters – be banned.

      Punish Pavement Pests

      In the wake of a rollerblader causing a woman severe head injuries, Matthew Steeples demands ‘pavement pests’ – including those blessed scooters – be banned from spaces mea ...   Continue reading

    • Stupid Politics – Row over Jeremy Corbyn “stupid woman” comment – The behaviour of Jeremy Corbyn yesterday is indicative of a new low in the conduct of British politicians suggests Matthew Steeples.

      Stupid People

      The behaviour of Jeremy Corbyn yesterday is indicative of a new low in the conduct of British politicians suggests Matthew Steeples   Yesterday in the House of Commons, yah-bo ...   Continue reading

    • Trashbag Theresa – Theresa May will likely win today, but, argues Matthew Steeples, the country will be ever poorer as a result.

      Trashbag Theresa

      Theresa May will likely win today, but, argues Matthew Steeples, the country will be ever poorer as a result   Theresa May is rather like a binbag: Something you want to throw ...   Continue reading

    • When Shall We Three Meet Again? Theresa May must go now – As Theresa May hangs on in spite of yesterday’s defeats, we ask: ‘How much longer can this kitten heeled harbinger of disaster hang on?’

      When Shall We Three Meet Again?

      As Theresa May hangs on in spite of revolts and defeats, Matthew Steeples asks: ‘How much longer can this kitten heeled harbinger of disaster hang on?’   When shall we thr ...   Continue reading

    • Save The Swan – Matthew Steeples highlights that not only the appalling case of swans being shot but also other problems facing these majestic birds.

      Save The Swan

      Matthew Steeples highlights that not only the appalling case of two swans and five cygnets being shot in Kent but also other problems facing these majestic birds   This summer ...   Continue reading

    • The Berk Bercow – John Bercow disgraces himself yet again – Speaker Bercow brings shame on himself and Britain through his mendacious ways (yet again) suggests Matthew Steeples

      The Berk Bercow

      Speaker Bercow brings shame on himself and Britain through his mendacious ways (yet again) suggests Matthew Steeples   John Bercow could be criticised for marrying a rough bir ...   Continue reading

    • The Murkiness of Maddie – Matthew Steeples questions the reasoning of the continued funding into the investigation into the ‘disappearance’ of Madeleine McCann.

      The Murkiness of Maddie

      Matthew Steeples questions the reasoning of the continued funding into the investigation into the ‘disappearance’ of Madeleine McCann   Madeleine McCann deserves justice. ...   Continue reading

    • A Poldark-esque Pad – Ty Uchaf, Nant Gwrtheyrn, Llithfaen, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom, LL53 6HL, Wales – For sale for £750,000 ($963,000, €840,000 or درهم3.5 million) through Carter Jonas – Welsh coastal farm with beach and derelict quarry for sale for just £750,000; its environs were home to an alleged spy in WW2.

      A Poldark-esque Pad

      Welsh coastal farm with beach and derelict quarry for sale for just £750,000; its environs were home to an alleged spy in the Second World War   The BBC One hit series Poldar ...   Continue reading

    • Mrs Simpson Farmed in Mayfair – Farm House, 22 Farm Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 5RQ, United Kingdom – For sale for £11.75 million ($14.95 million, €13.12 million or درهم54.90 million) through Knight Frank.

      Mrs Simpson Farmed in Mayfair

      Mayfair “farmhouse” where Mrs Simpson began her affair with the then Prince of Wales for sale for 147% more than it was marketed for in 2012   Last marketed at a price of £4. ...   Continue reading

    • The Art of The Tablescape – London launch of Tables d’Exception – Tables d’Exception by Hubert de Vinols launched at Rolls-Royce in Mayfair by Alexandra Foley, 29th November 2018 – Guests included Heather Bird Tchenguiz, Liz Brewer, Basia Briggs, Dr Mark Collins, Navjot Dhanoa, Constantin Gordon, William Hanson, Christopher Hargreaves, Christian Huhnt, David Jenkins, Richard Martyn-Hemphill, Lord Oxmantown Marie-Athena Papathanasiou, Alexis Parr, Melleney Samsudin and Matthew Steeples.

      The Art of The Tablescape

      ‘Tables d’Exception’ launched at Rolls-Royce in Mayfair   On 29th November 2018, the extremely connected and delightfully affable Alexandra Foley organised a party for h ...   Continue reading

    • From Ceaușescu to The Queen – 1967 Rolls-Royce state landaulet originally built for the Communist dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu – but considered too extravagant even by him – and later used by Her Majesty The Queen to be auctioned by RM Sotheby’s on Friday 18th January 2018 at their Arizona 2019 – Estimate: £791,000 to £1.2 million ($1 million to $1.5 million, €880,000 to €1.3 million or درهم3.7 million to درهم5.5 million).

      From Ceaușescu to The Queen

      1967 Rolls-Royce state landaulet originally built for the Communist dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu – but considered too extravagant even by him – and later used by Her Majesty The ...   Continue reading

    • A Fire Sale – Parnham House, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8 3LZ, United Kingdom – For sale for £3 million ($3.8 million, €3.3 million or درهم13.8 million) through Sanderson Weatherall; former home of the late Michael and Emma Treichl.

      A Fire Sale

      Repossessed Grade I listed Dorset mansion once worth circa £15 million for sale for £3 million; the catch? It’s burnt to the ground   An “exceptionally important,” Gra ...   Continue reading

    • A Dictator Rides – 1969 Mercedes-Benz 600 Four-Door Pullman – To be auctioned with an estimate of of £157,000 to £196,000 ($200,000 to $250,000, €176,000 to €220,000 or درهم735,000 to درهم918,000) and will be sold at RM Sotheby’s Peterson Automotive Museum auction on 8th December.

      A Dictator Rides

      Superb example of the “world’s ultimate limousine” to be auctioned; the Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman was the favourite of dictators across the globe   Produced from 1963 to ...   Continue reading

    • A Castle With A Catch – McDermott’s Island, Lough Key, Boyle, County Roscommon, Ireland – Romantic island in Ireland complete with its own castle for sale for just £80,000; there is, of course, a catch – Offered with a guide of £79,000 ($102,000, €90,000 or درهم373,000), bidding opens on 7th December and closes on the 13th December though BidX1.

      A Castle With A Catch

      Romantic island in Ireland complete with its own castle for sale for just £80,000; there is, of course, a catch   A 0.54 acre island at the southeastern end of Lough Key, nea ...   Continue reading

    • Moscow Nights – John Simpson marks the publication of his novel ‘Moscow Nights’ at Daunt Books in Marylebone

      Moscow Nights

      John Simpson marks the publication of his novel ‘Moscow Nights’ at Daunt Books in Marylebone   Described as: “An engaging yarn with a strong, sometimes mischievous autob ...   Continue reading

    • The Final Festivals of 2018 – Where to go for food, games and music? Fabio Contissa suggests three festivals worth visiting in the UK before 2018 is out

      The Final Festivals of 2018

      Where to go for food, games and music? Fabio Contissa suggests three festivals worth visiting in the UK before 2018 is out   Padstow Christmas Festival, Padstow, Cornwall   I ...   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

    • A Knightsbridge Nuisance – ‘The Steeple Times’ highlights Knightsbridge’s worst nuisance neighbour; meet hotel and leisure fund manager Jochen Schaefer-Suren.

      A Knightsbridge Nuisance

      ‘The Steeple Times’ highlights Knightsbridge’s worst nuisance neighbour; meet hotel and leisure fund manager Jochen Schaefer-Suren   Jochen Schaefer-Suren clearly is som ...   Continue reading

    • The Collapse of Chelsea Character – The death of Chelsea, SW3 – Matthew Steeples celebrates the nicknames of Chelsea’s characters but regrets that the area itself is rapidly being stripped of the very character that made it so appealing

      The Collapse of Chelsea Character

      Matthew Steeples celebrates the nicknames of Chelsea’s characters but regrets that the area itself is rapidly being stripped of the very character that made it so appealing   ...   Continue reading

    • Moron of the Moment – Prince Harry – With his marriage to the former Meghan Markle, Prince Harry has morphed into an utter bore.

      Moron of the Moment – Prince Harry

      With his marriage to the woman formerly known as Meghan Markle, Prince Harry has morphed into an utter bore   Prince Harry used to be a fun loving sort. He boozed, partied and ...   Continue reading

    • The People of 2018 – The Best, The Worst & The Ones That’ll Be Missed – The Steeple Times selects the best and worst people of the year past and the ones that’ll be missed.

      The People of 2018

      The Steeple Times selects the best and worst people of the year past and the ones that’ll be missed   Today, as we wish our readers all the very best for the coming year, we ann ...   Continue reading

    • Brash Beatrice – Princess Beatrice named as one of best dressed of 2018 – Has ‘Tatler’ magazine lost the plot? They’ve named Princess Beatrice one of their “best dressed of the year.”

      Brash Beatrice

      Has ‘Tatler’ magazine lost the plot? They’ve named Princess Beatrice one of their “best dressed of the year”   Princess Beatrice is well-known for her fashion fails. ...   Continue reading

    • The Flaws of Ferne – Ferne McCann shows her true colours yet again – Ferne McCann yet again shows herself to be nothing but a vile opportunist; she should be taken off our screens.

      The Flaws of Ferne

      Ferne McCann yet again shows herself to be nothing but a vile opportunist; she should be taken off our screens   Ferne McCann undoubtedly proved herself a horror in 2017. On t ...   Continue reading

    • (Not So) Mad Friday – ‘Mad Friday’ thankfully calmer than ever in Chelsea reports Matthew Steeples.

      (Not So) Mad Friday

      ‘Mad Friday’ thankfully calmer than ever in Chelsea reports Matthew Steeples   Last year, as I walked across the Royal Borough in the evening of the day known as ‘Mad Fr ...   Continue reading

    • Yuletide Stunt – James Stunt speaks about his year and shares his views on his ex-wife, Lord Rothermere and others who’ve caused him ill – be prepared to be surprised.

      Yuletide Stunt

      James Stunt shares his views on his ex-wife and her family, Lord Rothermere and others who’ve caused him ill – be prepared to be surprised at what he has to say   In a 12: ...   Continue reading

    • Wally of the Week – Condom campaigner and Brexiteer Tom Harwood – Petulant child Tom Harwood makes a nuisance of himself on ‘Politics Live’ after previously claiming he can singlehandedly defeat ISIS and making comparison of Brexit to using a condom

      Wally of the Week – Tom Harwood

      Petulant child Tom Harwood makes a nuisance of himself on ‘Politics Live’ after previously claiming he can singlehandedly defeat ISIS and making comparison of Brexit to using a ...   Continue reading

    • Wally of the Week – Fashion freak Charlie Casely-Hayford – Charlie Casely-Hayford (who you may ask?) has to be the prat of the year

      Wally of the Week – Charlie Casely-Hayford

      Charlie Casely-Hayford (“who?” may you ask) has to be the prat of the century   Old Harrovian and “most influential black in the UK” (according to Wikipedia) Charlie C ...   Continue reading

    • Billing Against Brexit – As a restaurant popular with politicians adds anti-Brexit slogans to its bills, it must be highlighted that the hospitality industry is entirely dependent on immigrant workers.

      Billing Against Brexit

      As a restaurant popular with politicians adds anti-Brexit slogans to its bills, it must be highlighted that the hospitality industry is entirely dependent on immigrant workers &nbs ...  Continue reading

    • Supporting Giovanni – Giovanni restaurant, 6 Yeoman’s Row, SW3 2AH – Matthew Steeples criticises ‘Evening Standard’s’ Benedict Moore-Bridger for his unjustified attack on the Knightsbridge restaurant Giovanni.

      Supporting Giovanni

      Matthew Steeples criticises the ‘Evening Standard’s’ Benedict Moore-Bridger for his unjustified attack on the Knightsbridge restaurant Giovanni   Benedict Moore-Bridger ...  Continue reading

    • Proudly Proudlock – Restaurateur and Chelsea beacon Michael Proudlock dies – Co-owner of Foxtrot Oscar on Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, SW3

      Proudly Proudlock

      Restaurateur and Chelsea beacon Michael Proudlock dies   Michael Proudlock left this earth in a fashion befitting of a bon viveur. After a “lavish lunch” at PJ’s on Tues ...  Continue reading

    • Caught on Caramel – South Kensington restaurant fire was arson

      Caught on Caramel

      Fire at Caramel restaurant in South Kensington suspected to be arson   Now, in the wake of the fire at Caramel restaurant on Brompton Road, South Kensington last week, police ...  Continue reading

    • Caramelized – Former La Brasserie (now Caramel) suffers fire – Frontage of former La Brasserie premises in South Kensington – now Caramel – burnt to a crisp on morning of 6th December 2018.

      Caramelized

      Frontage of former La Brasserie premises in South Kensington – now Caramel – burnt to a crisp   Last night, at around 3.30am, the frontage of Caramel on Brompton Road in S ...  Continue reading

    • CocktailING – Evening Standard disgraces itself (yet again) – Matthew Steeples tears apart ‘ES’ magazine’s new restaurant critic for using a ridiculous non-word – “cocktailing”

      CocktailING

      Matthew Steeples tears apart ‘ES’ magazine’s new restaurant critic for using a ridiculous non-word – “cocktailing”   In this week’s ‘ES’ magazine a prat (pic ...  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

    • A Mega Priced Metro– 1985 MG Metro 6R4 to be auctioned with an estimate of £180,0000 to £200,000 ($227,000 to $253,000, €200,000 to €222,000 or درهم835,000 to درهم928,000) on 12th January 2019 through Silverstone Auctions at their Autosport International Sale 2019 at the NEC, Birmingham.

      A Mega Priced Metro

      1985 MG Metro 6R4 to be auctioned; it has an extraordinary estimate of £180,000 to £200,000 and just 175 miles on the clock   With over 1.5 million built during its producti ...   Continue reading

    • Moron of the Moment – Goat and sheep shooter Larysa Switylik – Goat, peacock and sheep killer Larysa Switylik is an evil, disgrace; she even posed next to one of her ‘victims’ with a sex toy.

      Moron of the Moment – Larysa Switlyk

      Goat, peacock and sheep killer Larysa Switylik is an evil, disgrace; she even posed next to one of her ‘victims’ with a sex toy   With 87,000 followers on Instagram and 17 ...   Continue reading

    • The Modern Macnab – Achnabourin Estate, Bettyhill, Sutherland, Scotland – For sale for £995,000 ($1.3 million, €1.1 million or درهم4.7 million) through Goldsmith & Co. Estate Agents – 5,885 acre Scottish estate that offers the perfect opportunity to bag a ‘Macnab’ for sale for less than a price of a poky Knightsbridge flat.

      The Modern Macnab

      6,000 acre Scottish estate that offers the perfect opportunity to bag a ‘Macnab’ for sale for less than a price of a poky Knightsbridge flat   John Buchan’s 1925 novel J ...   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

    • A Doughnut of a Deal – Theresa May gets Krispy Kremes delivered – That Theresa May has resorted to dishing out doughnuts represents what a Dodo her deal truly is.

      A Doughnut of a Deal

      That Theresa May has resorted to dishing out doughnuts represents what a Dodo her deal truly is   Theresa May reportedly dished out doughnuts this morning as part of her despe ...  Continue reading

    • Wally of the Week – Russian born Max Hammet-Millay has benefitted from all the privileges of being welcomed to Britain; he now wants to pull up the drawbridge. This private school educated adopted Russian brat called Anna Soubry MP a “Nazi” and a “traitor” on 7th January 2019.

      Crackpot Cassandra meets AWOL Assange

      Julian Assange achieves a new low by hanging out with a whack job Trump supporter who previously supported Black Lives Matters and Bernie Sanders   Julian Assange’s pathetic ...  Continue reading

    • Bruce The Brilliant – Fiona Bruce is brilliant as BBC Question Times host – Fiona Bruce shows herself to be a most worthy replacement for David Dimbleby on the BBC’s ‘Question Time’; we need more like her.

      Bruce The Brilliant

      Fiona Bruce shows herself to be a most worthy replacement for David Dimbleby on the BBC’s ‘Question Time’; we need more like her   Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould made for ...  Continue reading

    • Wally of the Week – Russian born Max Hammet-Millay has benefitted from all the privileges of being welcomed to Britain; he now wants to pull up the drawbridge. This private school educated adopted Russian brat called Anna Soubry MP a “Nazi” and a “traitor” on 7th January 2019.

      Wally of the Week – Max Hammet-Millay

      Russian born Max Hammet-Millay has benefitted from all the privileges of being welcomed to Britain; he now wants to pull up the drawbridge and joined the attack on Anna Soubry MP o ...  Continue reading

    • Blessed Borwick’s Back – The attempted return of Lady Borwick – Lady ‘Call Me Victoria’ Borwick makes a fool of herself on the BBC’s ‘Big Question’ as it is revealed that the MP who managed to lose the safe seat of Kensington is ludicrously seeking a comeback

      Blessed Borwick’s Back

      Lady ‘Call Me Victoria’ Borwick makes a fool of herself on the BBC’s ‘Big Question’ as it is revealed that the MP who managed to lose the safe seat of Kensington is ludic ...  Continue reading

    • Charitable Stunt – James Stunt stands up for his ex-wife against Daily Mail – James Stunt shares a surprisingly charitable video message in response to the ‘Daily Mail’s’ Alison Boshoff’s attack on his ex-wife Petra Ecclestone’s engagement to Sam Palmer reports Matthew Steeples

      Charitable Stunt

      James Stunt shares a surprisingly charitable video message in response to the ‘Daily Mail’s’ Alison Boshoff’s attack on his ex-wife Petra Ecclestone’s engagement to Sam P ...  Continue reading

    • Brexit Bozo Ben – Granny escort Ben Duncan vs. Remainer Femi Oluwole – Former granny escort boy and ‘Big Brother’ contestant Ben Duncan makes an utter twerp of himself yet again; this supporter of the far right Traditional Britain Group is nothing but a berk.

      Brazen Brexit Bozo Ben

      Former granny escort boy and ‘Big Brother’ contestant Ben Duncan makes an utter twerp of himself (yet again); this supporter of the far right Traditional Britain Group is nothi ...  Continue reading

    • Gertrude Bell did NOT live here – Should there be a blue plaque in honour of the controversial explorer Gertrude Bell in Cadogan Square? She did not actually “live” there.

      Gertrude Bell did NOT live here

      Should there be a blue plaque in honour of the controversial explorer Gertrude Bell in Cadogan Square in spite of the fact she did not actually “live” there?   Today, in T ...  Continue reading

    • Happy Christmas 2018 – From all at The Steeple Times – ‘The Steeple Times’ wishes readers a very merry Christmas and wishes for better times in 2019.

      Happy Christmas 2018

      ‘The Steeple Times’ wishes readers a very merry Christmas and hopes for better times in 2019   Without doubt, 2018 has been what Her Majesty The Queen would have called an ...  Continue reading

    • Baloney and Barrymore – Matthew Steeples suggests it is right that Michael Barrymore’s payout from the police is reduced from £2.4 million to a “nominal” sum and suggests ITV develops a moral compass in regard to helping him achieve a comeback

      Baloney and Barrymore

      Matthew Steeples suggests it is right that Michael Barrymore’s payout from the police is reduced from £2.4 million to a “nominal” sum and suggests ITV develops a moral compa ...  Continue reading

    BRAINSTORM

    The comings and goings of the entrepreneurial classes

    • Bitter Toxic Brady – Lady Brady branded a bitter, toxic feminist after going on a publicity tour for her pretentious ‘Get What You Want’ podcast.

      Bitter Toxic Brady

      Lady Brady branded a “bitter, toxic feminist” after going on a publicity tour for her pretentious ‘Get What You Want’ podcast   Last year, Baroness Brady of Knightsbri ...  Continue reading

    • Seeking Success – Help a young man by offering him advice – Matthew Steeples urges successful readers of The Steeple Times to help an ambitious young man who had the courage to write to the residents of London’s most prosperous areas asking for advice.

      Seeking Success

      Matthew Steeples  urges successful readers to help an ambitious young man who had the courage to write to the residents of London’s most prosperous areas asking for advice   ...  Continue reading

    • 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

    THE WIRE

    Science, technology and gadgets

    • The Point of POS – Developments in point of sale systems – Lucy Smith takes a look at developments in point of sale systems.

      The Point of POS

      Lucy Smith takes a look at developments in point of sale systems   It is human nature to take for granted that which we interact with on an daily basis. After all, when was th ...   Continue reading

    • A Beginner’s Guide to E-Commerce – New contributor Lucy Smith shares her thoughts on how to make the most of the world of electronic commerce.

      A Beginner’s Guide to E-Commerce

      New contributor Lucy Smith shares her thoughts on how to make the most of the world of electronic commerce   Have you been ever considered opening up an online store? Do you h ...   Continue reading

    • 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

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