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    A Virile Bentley – 1956 Bentley S1 converted to a ute to be auctioned – Bentley S1 converted into “the world’s poshest pick-up” to be sold at auction; it was created for a “sperm obsessed” Aussie Earl – To be sold by Silverstone Auctions at Heythrop Park in Oxfordshire on 11th May with an estimate of £25,000 to £30,000 ($32,400 to $38,900, €28,800 to €34,600 or درهم119,000 to درهم143

    A Virile Bentley

    Bentley S1 converted into “the world’s poshest pick-up” to be sold at auction; it was created for a “sperm obsessed” Aussie Earl Described on PistonHeads.com as a “strange vehicle” and “the world’s poshest pick-up” by The Times, a right-hand drive 1956 Bentley S1 standard steel s ...   Continue reading

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    Traditional Bigot Group Strikes Again – Loopy Traditional Britain Group – Matthew Steeples again condemns the bigoted Traditional Britain Group in the wake of their mockery of Stephen Lawrence Day, Johnny Mercer MP and Jacob Rees-Mogg MP even also

    Traditional Bigot Group Strikes Again

    Matthew Steeples again condemns the bigoted Traditional Britain Group in the wake of their mockery of Stephen Lawrence Day, Johnny Mercer MP and Jacob Rees-Mogg MP even also Yester ...   Continue reading

    Worthy Water – 18th century house in a “fairytale” setting beside the famous River Itchen chalkstream is not quite what one would expect – Lower Chilland House, Martyr Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1EB – For sale through Savills, priced at £7.5 million ($9.7 million, €8.7 million or درهم35.8 million)

    Worthy Water

    18th century house in a “fairytale” setting beside the famous River Itchen chalkstream is not quite what one would expect The main façade of Lower Chilland House in Martyr Wor ...   Continue reading

    Word of the Week – ‘Brexiting’ is a word with many a meaning – ‘Brexiting’ has finally been defined (and no it’s not just about the relationship between Britain and the European Union).

    Word of the Week – Brexiting

    ‘Brexiting’ has finally been defined (and no it’s not just about the relationship between Britain and the European Union) In a post shared recently on his Instagram feed, act ...   Continue reading

    • Worthy Water – 18th century house in a “fairytale” setting beside the famous River Itchen chalkstream is not quite what one would expect – Lower Chilland House, Martyr Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1EB – For sale through Savills, priced at £7.5 million ($9.7 million, €8.7 million or درهم35.8 million)

      Worthy Water

      18th century house in a “fairytale” setting beside the famous River Itchen chalkstream is not quite what one would expect The main façade of Lower Chilland House in Martyr Wor ...   Continue reading

    • Booking Wilbur – Author Wilbur Smith shows his generous spirit – The generosity of Wilbur Smith in leaving books for passerby is something to be celebrated; others should follow his lead.

      Booking Wilbur

      The generosity of Wilbur Smith in leaving books for passerby is something to be celebrated; others should follow his lead Yesterday, in Knightsbridge, the author Wilbur Smith perfo ...   Continue reading

    • Upping The Archers – Critcism of the BBC series is most unfair –Matthew Steeples suggests those criticising ‘The Archers’ to have lost the plot.

      Upping The Archers

      ...   Continue reading

    • The Brilliance of Pigcasso – Painting pig named Pigcasso sells works for thousands; one has been turned into a watch face for Swatch.

      The Brilliance of Pigcasso

      Painting pig named Pigcasso sells works for thousands; one has been turned into a watch face for Swatch   Saved from an abattoir in 2016, a rather appropriately named rescued ...   Continue reading

    • Stunt on Art – James Stunt on the art world and his involvement in it – James Stunt shares his experiences in the art world; he reveals what inspired him to get involved and his views on what is wrong about it.

      Stunt on Art

      James Stunt shares his experiences in the art world; he reveals what inspired him to get involved in it and his views on what is wrong about it   When I first met my now ex-wi ...   Continue reading

    • Anything But BIG – 8IG number plate attracts attention – Pretentious number plate ‘BIG’ attracts attention in Knightsbridge.

      Anything But BIG

      Pretentious number plate ‘BIG’ attracts attention in Knightsbridge   ‘Mr Big’ in Sex and the City was considered a bit of player. He was the “big man on the campus ...   Continue reading

    • Magic & Merton – Debbie McGee, MAG1C and Mrs Merton – As Debbie McGee puts the number plate ‘MAG1C’ up for auction, we remind readers of her legendary appearance on the ‘Mrs Merton Show’

      Magic & Merton

      As Debbie McGee puts the number plate ‘MAG1C’ up for auction, we remind readers of her legendary and laughable appearance on the ‘Mrs Merton Show’   News that Debbie M ...   Continue reading

    • A Balls-Up About Betjeman – Arrest of Oscar Wilde at The Cadogan Hotel – Cadogan suggest the impossible in claiming that Sir John Betjeman was present at the arrest of Oscar Wilde at The Cadogan Hotel. #FakeNews

      A Balls-Up About Betjeman

      Cadogan suggest the impossible in claiming that Sir John Betjeman was present at the arrest of Oscar Wilde at The Cadogan Hotel   The Earl of Cadogan – best known for once s ...   Continue reading

    • Boarded Up On The Bishops Avenue – Kenmore House or Al-Murataza, 58 The Bishops Avenue, London, N2 0BE – Mansion on The Bishops Avenue in Hampstead goes on sale for £15 million; it isn’t quite what you’d expect for such a price – For sale for £15 million ($19.7 million, €17.4 million or درهم72.4 million) through Aston Chase.

      Boarded Up On The Bishops Avenue

      Mansion on The Bishops Avenue in Hampstead goes on sale for £15 million; it isn’t quite what you’d expect for such a price   Built on a 1.8 acre plot in 1896 in the  Art ...   Continue reading

    • The Greatness of Grant – Richard E. Grant deserves an Oscar – Richard E. Grant has proven that Britain can still produce talent; he shined in ‘Can You Forgive Me?’ and deserves an Oscar.

      The Greatness of Grant

      Richard E. Grant has proven that Britain can still produce talent; he shined in ‘Can You Forgive Me?’ and deserves an Oscar   Quite the opposite of the misery and all-roun ...   Continue reading

    • A Virile Bentley – 1956 Bentley S1 converted to a ute to be auctioned – Bentley S1 converted into “the world’s poshest pick-up” to be sold at auction; it was created for a “sperm obsessed” Aussie Earl – To be sold by Silverstone Auctions at Heythrop Park in Oxfordshire on 11th May with an estimate of £25,000 to £30,000 ($32,400 to $38,900, €28,800 to €34,600 or درهم119,000 to درهم143

      A Virile Bentley

      Bentley S1 converted into “the world’s poshest pick-up” to be sold at auction; it was created for a “sperm obsessed” Aussie Earl Described on PistonHeads.com as a “stra ...   Continue reading

    • Munching Moseley spotted Breaking News – Max Mosley at Bibendum – Businessman and harsher press regulation supporter Max Mosley spotted reading ‘Breaking News’ in South Kensington.

      Munching Mosley spotted Breaking News

      Businessman and harsher press regulation supporter Max Mosley spotted reading ‘Breaking News’ in South Kensington On Monday, Max Mosley was spotted by an eagle eyed reader lunc ...   Continue reading

    • Barring Bra – Baroness Mone needs to be thrown out of Parliament – “La la land dweller” Baroness Mone should be turfed out of the House of Lords given her lackadaisical attitude to turning up.

      Barring Bra

      ...   Continue reading

    • Outing Pun – Party crasher David Pun outed as a total fraud; it has been confirmed he is nothing to do with Harvey Nichols.

      Outing Pun

      ...   Continue reading

    • The Antics of ‘Anth’ – Anthea Turner needs to e put out to pasture – That Anthea Turner continues to behave as if she’s a teenage hottie is quite beyond preposterous.

      The Antics of ‘Anth’

      That Anthea Turner continues to behave as if she’s a teenage hottie is quite beyond preposterous   Divorcee Anthea Turner – or ‘F**k I used to be famous’ to her friend ...   Continue reading

    • Tarty Alexa – Alexa Chung launches sunglasses range, Mail goes wild – The Daily Mail’s reporting of Alexa Chung’s latest ‘launch’ was utterly cringeworthy.

      Tarty Alexa

      The Daily Mail’s reporting of Alexa Chung’s latest ‘launch’ was utterly cringeworthy; why is she considered to be newsworthy?   The Daily Mail just cannot help itself. ...   Continue reading

    • The Modern Day Marie Antoinette – The Duchess of Sussex – It is wrong that the Duchess of Sussex is being treated as a victim; she chose her path and should learn to accept criticism.

      The Modern Day Marie Antoinette

      Matthew Steeples suggests that is wrong that the Duchess of Sussex is being treated as a victim; she chose her path and it is time she accepted that with being a public figure, cri ...   Continue reading

    • Happily Poor – Michael Carroll – From a lot to a little – “Lotto lout” Michael Carroll’s reaction to becoming utterly broke will surprise.

      Happily Poor

      “Lotto lout” Michael Carroll’s reaction to becoming utterly broke will surprise   Howard Hughes once said: “Money can’t buy happiness” and then someone else later ...   Continue reading

    • Manic Meghan – Duchess of Sussex has become most erratic – The Duchess of Sussex’s behaviour is becoming increasingly erratic; she needs to learn to control herself.

      Manic Meghan

      The ‘modern day Mrs Simpson,’ the Duchess of Sussex’s, behaviour is becoming increasingly erratic; she needs to learn to control herself or she will indeed become a true laug ...   Continue reading

    • Is That The Chinese Takeaway? Clive Swift – Richard Bucket – dies – A tribute to Clive Swift, better known as Richard Bucket in the classic sitcom ‘Keeping Up Appearances”

      Is That The Chinese Takeaway?

      A tribute to Clive Swift, better known as Richard Bucket in the classic sitcom ‘Keeping Up Appearances’   Some might say: “They don’t make television like they used to ...   Continue reading

    • The Car’s The Bar – 2000 Rover Mini Cooper Sport owned by Jay Kay – Mini Cooper Sport nicknamed ‘Chuckles’ by singer-songwriter owner Jay Kay of Jamiroquai to be auctioned; it comes complete with a mini bar and a disco light.

      The Car’s The Bar

      Mini Cooper Sport nicknamed ‘Chuckles’ by owner Jay Kay to be auctioned; it comes complete with a mini bar and a disco light Described as “remarkable, funky [and] smile-a-mil ...  Continue reading

    • Barring Janet – Boycott Councillor Janet Evans and Janet’s Bar, SW7 – As Cllr Janet Evans blocks The Steeple Times, we expose this South Kensington bar owner as utterly ridiculous and quite contemptible.

      Barring Janet

      As “arrogant, bigot” Councillor Janet Evans blocks The Steeple Times, we expose this South Kensington bar owner as utterly ridiculous and quite possibly “the rudest bar owner ...  Continue reading

    • Picture of the Week – Bye Bye.. London, Kings Road, London, SW3 – That there is now a Kuwaiti restaurant called ‘Bye Bye.. London’ on the Kings Road about sums up how the rot truly has set in suggests Matthew Steeples

      Picture of the Week – Bye Bye.. London

      ...  Continue reading

    • The Madness of Michelin – Marco Pierre White bans the Michelin Guide – Marco Pierre White is right to ban the Michelin Guide from his restaurant; he and others should take similar action against TripAdvisor.

      The Madness of Michelin

      Marco Pierre White is right to ban the Michelin Guide from his restaurant; he and others should take similar action against TripAdvisor   News that Marco Pierre White has told ...  Continue reading

    • TIGing a Drunken Duchess – Meghan Markle should go into politics – The boozy bird the Duchess of Sussex and the newly formed The Independent Group have something in common; this “TIG moment” lover should become their leader

      TIGing a Drunken Duchess

      The boozy bird the Duchess of Sussex and the newly formed The Independent Group have something in common; this “TIG moment” lover should become their leader   The former M ...  Continue reading

    • Praise Be To Pret – Pret should be saluted for helping the homeless – Matthew Steeples salutes Pret for doing more than most to help homeless people get jobs and permanent accommodation; others and the government should follow suit

      Praise Be To Pret

      Matthew Steeples salutes Pret for doing more than most to help homeless people get jobs and permanent accommodation; others and the government should follow suit   Pret a Mang ...  Continue reading

    • Harridan Heather – That Heather Mills (McCartney) has returned to the public eye is nothing but awful; please could someone just send her to Siberia?

      Harridan Heather

      That Heather Mills has returned to the public eye is nothing but awful; please could someone just send her to Siberia?   When one thought the worst was over and one of Britain ...  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

    • Winless Italy – Fabio Contissa on Italy’s lack of success in rugby

      Winless Italy

      Fabio Contissa on Italy’s lack of success in rugby   The saying “it’s your own time that you’re wasting” reverberates around the heads of many rugby union fans when ...   Continue reading

    • Parrot Trends – Errant parrot named Nigel trends on social media – “Very British” parrot named Nigel trends on social media; you could not make his story up.

      Parrot Trends

      “Very British” parrot named Nigel trends on social media; you could not make his story up   A grey African parrot described as “very British” called Nigel has bizarrel ...   Continue reading

    • Shame, Sheep and Trump – Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle and Larysa Switlyk – Donald Trump’s son and his girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle – the ex-wife of the Democrat ‘Gavinator’ and governor of California – should be utterly ashamed of themselves for associating with the sheep and goat slayer Larysa Switlyk

      Shame, Sheep and Trumps

      Donald Trump’s son and his girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle – the ex-wife of the Democrat ‘Gavinator’ and governor of California – should be utterly ashamed of themselves fo ...   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

    BRAINSTORM

    The comings and goings of the entrepreneurial classes

    • Banishing Branson

      That Richard Branson has been barred from bidding on rail contracts is correct; that the Americans have welcomed him is most unfortunate News that “tie-loathing adventurer and tr ...  Continue reading

    • Moron of the Moment – Vile Daily Mail proprietor Lord Rottenmere – Viscount Rothermere has yet again proven himself to be the finest example of all that is bad about Britain

      Moron of the Moment – Johnny Rottenmere

      ...  Continue reading

    • Silly Philly – Sir Philip Green spends his birthday alone; diddums – ‘Sir Shifty’ Philip Green reduced to celebrating his birthday on his lonesome; here is proof of how the mighty can truly fall.

      Silly Philly

      ‘Sir Shifty’ Philip Green reduced to celebrating his birthday on his lonesome; here is proof of how the mighty can truly fall   The Mail on Sunday, for once, provided an a ...  Continue reading

    • Stunt on Stunt – James Stunt becomes a contributor to The Steeple Times – New contributor James Stunt on how the Daily Mail have manipulated his image; he responds with mirth.

      Stunt on Stunt

      New contributor James Stunt on how the Daily Mail have manipulated his image; he responds with mirth and again challenges that paper’s proprietor to sue him   Ask anybody in ...  Continue reading

    • Branson Sickness – Sir Richard Branson should give up – That Virgin have had to quarantine passengers is one thing; that Sir Richard Branson continues to be taken seriously is another.

      Branson Sickness

      That Virgin have had to quarantine passengers is one thing; that Sir Richard Branson continues to be taken seriously is another   Sir Richard Branson cannot do anything withou ...  Continue reading

    • Losing Lazy Brady – Karren Brady quits as chairman of Taventa – That Lady Brady has resigned from Taveta is news to be celebrated; that she took so long to go is proof of her hypocrisy

      Losing Lazy Brady

      That Lady Brady has resigned from Arcadia is news to be celebrated; that she took so long to go is proof of her hypocrisy   Finally, this morning, Lady Brady has done the dece ...  Continue reading

    • Shady Brady: Lady Brady is a total disgrace for supporting Philip Green – Lady Brady yet again proves herself to be nothing but a disgrace with no moral compass.

      Shady Brady

      Lady Brady yet again proves herself to be nothing but a disgrace with no moral compass   Lady Brady – a vile woman with an acid tongue whose attack on James Stunt was nothin ...  Continue reading

    • Sharing Stunt – James Stunt shares advice on Instagram live feed – Businessman and philanthropist James Stunt shares advice on how to achieve success via his social media account.

      Sharing Stunt

      James Stunt shares advice on how to achieve success via his social media account and interacts with his followers by answering questions live   In a move that shows he’s qui ...  Continue reading

    • Philly G. Fails – Sir Philip Green banged to rights by The Telegraph – Bully and braggart Sir Philip Green ditches his libel action against ‘The Telegraph’ and is met with a bill of £3 million in costs alone.

      Philly G. Fails

      Bully and braggart Sir Philip Green ditches his libel action against ‘The Telegraph’ and is deservedly met with a bill of £3 million in costs alone   Described as “Shyl ...  Continue reading

    • The Business of Shopify – Best examples of how to utilise Shopify – The rise of Shopify stores and highlights examples of how it is best being used

      The Business of Shopify

      New contributor Rik Snuiverink examines the rise of Shopify stores and highlights examples of how it is best being used   The word ‘entrepreneur’ conjures up certain image ...  Continue reading

    THE WIRE

    Science, technology and gadgets

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