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    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle did NOT live here – #4, 2151 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA – For sale through Joel Goodrich for £2.637 million ($3.698 million, €2.979 million or درهم13.581 million) – San Francisco condominium with a plaque that falsely claims Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lived there for sale for £2.6m; it was actually home to a whackjob doctor named Dr Albert Abrams who believed he could cure any disease

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle did NOT live here

    San Francisco condominium with a plaque that falsely claims Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lived there for sale for £2.6m; it was actually home to a whackjob doctor who believed he could cure any disease   Offered last for £1.779 million ($2.495 million, €2.010 million or درهم9.163 million) in ...   Continue reading

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    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

    Craig’s Centenary – Daniel Craig’s Aston Martin to be sold at auction – 007 numbered Aston Martin owned by Daniel Craig to be sold for charity at auction by Christie’s in New York in April 2018.

    Craig’s Centenary

    007 numbered Aston Martin owned by Daniel Craig to be sold for charity at auction   A 2014 ‘Centenary Vanquish’ Aston Martin numbered 007 and owned by the actor Daniel Cra ...   Continue reading

    Menendez Reunited – Brothers and victims of parental abuse Erik and Lyle Menendez to be rightly reunited in prison after 22 years apart.

    Menendez Reunited

    Brothers and victims of parental abuse Erik and Lyle Menendez to be rightly reunited in prison after 22 years apart   Last autumn’s Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez ...   Continue reading

    • Meddling Max – Max Moseley should leave the press alone – Businessman Max Moseley should keep his beak out of press regulation.

      Meddling Max

      Matthew Steeples suggests businessman Max Mosley should keep his beak out of press regulation   Max Mosley has the right to do whatever he wants. He is a rich man and if he wa ...   Continue reading

    • Pricey Abuse – Matthew Steeples questions Katie Price’s newfound interest in abuse on social media and how it is dealt with

      Pricey Abuse

      Matthew Steeples questions Katie Price’s newfound interest in abuse on social media and how it is dealt with   When Katie Price appeared on the BBC’s Daily Politics last w ...   Continue reading

    • Calamity Corbyn – Jeremy Corbyn has failed and should stand down – Matthew Steeples slates Jeremy Corbyn’s failure to secure a 20 point lead in the polls

      Calamity Corbyn

      Matthew Steeples slates Jeremy Corbyn’s failure to secure a 20 point lead in the polls   This publication is regularly criticised for being “anti-conservative.” It most ...   Continue reading

    • Brazen Women – ITV’s outrageous show Loose Women should be axed – Matthew Steeples slams ITV’s ‘Loose Women’s’ latest outrageous episode.

      Brazen Women

      Matthew Steeples slams ITV’s ‘Loose Women’s’ latest outrageous episode   If there were a programme named Misogynist Men there would be an uproar but that a bunch of ob ...   Continue reading

    • The Kippers Are Dead – UKIP is finished; the party is over – Matthew Steeples suggests UKIP is a dead duck and it is time it closed up shop; the beneficiaries of its likely demise remains to be seen

      The Kippers Are Dead

      Matthew Steeples suggests UKIP is a dead duck and it is time it closed up shop; the beneficiaries of its likely demise remains to be seen   The United Kingdom Independence Par ...   Continue reading

    • My Friend Arthur – Matthew Steeples remembers the late, great Arthur Woodham, the owner of Arthur’s Cafe in Dalston and La Brasserie’s best customer at the bar on a Saturday afternoon

      My Friend Arthur

      Matthew Steeples remembers the late, great Arthur Woodham, the owner of Arthur’s Cafe in Dalston and La Brasserie’s best customer at the bar on a Saturday afternoon   Arth ...   Continue reading

    • Airing Clifford – PR people cannot claim Max Clifford wasn’t one of them – Matthew Steeples suggests that claims by PR people that Max Clifford wasn’t one of their number simply shows their ‘profession’ to be nothing but hot air.

      Airing Clifford

      Matthew Steeples suggests that claims by PR people that Max Clifford wasn’t one of their number simply shows their ‘profession’ to be nothing but hot air   Max Clifford ...   Continue reading

    • Illuminating the Illuminati – Does the Illuminati have any influence today? As ‘The Guardian’ explores the power of the Illuminati, Matthew Steeples argues that those claiming links to such are mad, old cranks.

      Illuminating the Illuminati

      As ‘The Guardian’ explores the power of the Illuminati, Matthew Steeples argues that the few claiming links to such are nothing but mad, old cranks   This morning, The Gua ...   Continue reading

    • Foot in Mouth in K&C – Emma Dent Coad and KC&F Conservatives – Both Labour and the Tories get it very wrong in Kensington and disgrace themselves with their truly offensive conduct.

      Foot in Mouth in K&C

      Both Labour and the Tories get it very wrong in Kensington and disgrace themselves with their truly offensive conduct   On Monday, the political blog Guido Fawkes exposed the ...   Continue reading

    • The Distraction Techique – As JFK’s grandson Jack Schlossberg rightly suggests the “era of distraction” is sadly alive and well in America, Matthew Steeples highlights further examples in Britain

      The Distraction Technique

      As JFK’s grandson suggests the “era of distraction” is sadly alive and well in America, Matthew Steeples highlights further examples in Britain   The ‘distraction tech ...   Continue reading

    • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle did NOT live here – #4, 2151 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA – For sale through Joel Goodrich for £2.637 million ($3.698 million, €2.979 million or درهم13.581 million) – San Francisco condominium with a plaque that falsely claims Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lived there for sale for £2.6m; it was actually home to a whackjob doctor named Dr Albert Abrams who believed he could cure any disease

      Sir Arthur Conan Doyle did NOT live here

      San Francisco condominium with a plaque that falsely claims Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lived there for sale for £2.6m; it was actually home to a whackjob doctor who believed he could ...   Continue reading

    • Craig’s Centenary – Daniel Craig’s Aston Martin to be sold at auction – 007 numbered Aston Martin owned by Daniel Craig to be sold for charity at auction by Christie’s in New York in April 2018.

      Craig’s Centenary

      007 numbered Aston Martin owned by Daniel Craig to be sold for charity at auction   A 2014 ‘Centenary Vanquish’ Aston Martin numbered 007 and owned by the actor Daniel Cra ...   Continue reading

    • Messing About On The River – Boat house on the River Thames at Henley for sale for £3.5 million ($4.8 million, €3.9 million or درهم17.8 million) through Knight Frank – The Boat House, 4 Wharfe Lane, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 2LL, United Kingdom

      Messing About On The River

      Converted boat house on the River Thames at Henley for sale for £3.5 million   Those with a desire to live like Ratty in The Wind in the Willows could do worse than purchase ...   Continue reading

    • The Perfect Bachelor Pad – 7 Elvaston Mews, Kensington, London, United Kingdom, SW7 5HY – For sale for £6 million ($8.5 million, €6.8 million or درهم31.1 million) through Lurot Brand – Ultimate bachelor pad for sale for £6 million in South Kensington; it has garaging for five cars

      The Perfect Bachelor Pad

      Ultimate bachelor pad for sale for £6 million in South Kensington; it has garaging for five cars   Originally a mews that was home to Rothmans’ Shire horses, a £6 million ...   Continue reading

    • Five of the Best – Bonhams’ Gentleman’s Library Sale – Harry Houdini’s escape prop sack to be sold alongside all manner of other unusual items on Valentine’s Day, 14th February 2017, at their Knightsbridge, London saleroom.

      Five of the Best – Bonhams’ Gentleman’s Library Sale

      Harry Houdini’s escape prop sack to be sold alongside all manner of other unusual items on Valentine’s Day   On 14th February, Bonhams will hold their ‘Gentleman’s Lib ...   Continue reading

    • A Repo in the Mud – For sale as a shell to complete for £2.75 million ($3.68 million, €3.11 million or درهم13.50 million) through Knight Frank on behalf of Strettons Receivers with 20 acres of land –Furzehill House, Farmington, Gloucestershire, GL54 3NF – Unfinished, repossessed Gloucestershire country house surrounded by a quagmire of mud for sale for an ambitious sum.

      A Repo in the Mud

      Unfinished, repossessed Gloucestershire country house surrounded by a quagmire of mud for sale for an ambitious sum   In September 2012, a pretty but unlisted Cotstwold stone ...   Continue reading

    • Britain’s Priciest Houseboat – Flagship, Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, SW3 – Thames houseboat moored at Cadogan Pier in Chelsea goes on sale for extraordinary sum of £2.5 million through Knight Frank.

      Britain’s Priciest Houseboat

      Thames houseboat moored at Cadogan Pier in Chelsea goes on sale for extraordinary sum of £2.5 million   What could likely be Britain’s most expensive houseboat has gone on ...   Continue reading

    • The Stars of Beel – Beel House, Little Chalfont, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, HP7 9QP, United Kingdom – For sale for £3.95 million ($5.29 million, €4.47 million or درهم19.44 million) through Knight Frank – Former home of The Hon. Lady Caroline Cavendish, Colonel Abram Arthur Lyle, Sir Dirk Bogarde, Basil Dearden, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, Matt Aitken and Robert Kilroy-Silk

      The Stars of Beel

      Neglected Georgian mansion that has been home to Sir Dirk Bogarde, Basil Dearden, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, Matt Aitken and Robert Kilroy-Silk for sale for 39% less than it sold fo ...   Continue reading

    • The Harem Saloon – 1931 8-litre Bentley Tourer – For sale with Vintage & Prestige Classic Cars for £1.15 million ($1.54 million, €1.30 million or درهم5.67 million) through Richard Biddulph of Vintage & Prestige Classic Cars of Grays, Essex.

      The Harem Saloon

      1931 Bentley Tourer nicknamed ‘The Harem Saloon’ because of its first owner’s penchant for taking spins with his lady friends for sale for £1.15 million   A 1931 8-litr ...   Continue reading

    • The Finery of Fatland – The Fatland Estate or Vaux Hill, 1248 Pawlings Road, Lower Providence, Norristown, Phoenixville, Audubon, Montgomery County, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, PA 19460, United States of America – For sale at a reduced price of £2.96 million ($3.95 million, €3.31 million or درهم14.50 million) through Keller Williams Realty Group

      The Finery of Fatland

      Vast Greek Revival style Pennsylvania mansion for sale for 56% less than it was marketed for in 2014; it comes with a pub in the basement   An extravagant and somewhat over th ...   Continue reading

    • Bestselling Basia – Basia Briggs’ Mother Anguish sells out – Basia Briggs’ memoir has been a best-selling success and is about to go into its second print run

      Bestselling Basia

      Basia Briggs’ memoir ‘Mother Anguish’ has been a bestselling success and is about to go into its second print run; a reader sends in an image of someone reading it on the tu ...   Continue reading

    • 2017 – The Sinners and The Saints – The Steeple Times chooses the 25 best and 25 worst people of 2017; Brenda from Bristol and the Mary Berry are crowned our winners

      2017 – The Sinners and The Saints

      The Steeple Times chooses the 25 best and 25 worst people of the year past; Brenda from Bristol and the “second rate Delia Smith” Mary Berry are crowned our respective winners ...   Continue reading

    • Mother Anguish – Claire Rubinstein reviews ‘Mother Anguish’ by Basia Briggs

      Mother Anguish

      Claire Rubinstein reviews ‘Mother Anguish’ by Basia Briggs   As the second series of The Crown aired in early December and Netflix fans everywhere were glued to their scre ...   Continue reading

    • Class v. Brass – Petra Ecclestone, Sloane House, Chelsea Arts Club – Whilst the Chelsea Arts Club is right to put on a bit of Moulin Rouge this season, Petra Ecclestone’s show next door is nothing but gaudy

      Class v. Brass

      Whilst the Chelsea Arts Club is right to put on a bit of Moulin Rouge this season, Petra Ecclestone’s show next door is nothing but gaudy   In their final outing of the year ...   Continue reading

    • The Rise of James Stunt – The man to watch in 2018 - Matthew Steeples suggests James Stunt as a man to watch in 2018 – Bernie Ecclestone, Petra Ecclestone and Sam Palmer

      The Rise of James Stunt

      Matthew Steeples suggests James Stunt as a man to watch in 2018   James Stunt was not a man I expected to have much time for let alone come to actually like. Prior to meeting ...   Continue reading

    • Mad K&C – Mad Friday 2017 in Kensington and Chelsea – Matthew Steeples reports on ‘Mad Friday’s’ arrival in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea.

      Mad K&C

      Matthew Steeples reports on ‘Mad Friday’s’ arrival in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea   Vomit on the pavement and kids pissed on the streets: A standard ni ...   Continue reading

    • Calendar Cliff – “Genuine celebrity” Cliff Richard mocks Beckham – Sir Cliff Richard pompously announces his calendar sales “leaves David Beckham standing” and makes Kylie Minogue’s look “meagre”

      Calendar Cliff

      Sir Cliff Richard pompously announces his calendar sales “leaves David Beckham standing” and makes Kylie Minogue’s look “meagre”   “The Peter Pan of Pop” Sir Cli ...   Continue reading

    • Happy Buckethead – Lord Buckethead’s Christmas song – Lord Buckethead moves on from taking on Theresa May in Maidenhead and records a Christmas song; it’s brilliant.

      Happy Buckethead

      Lord Buckethead moves on from taking on Theresa May in Maidenhead and records a Christmas song; it’s brilliant   The fabulous Lord Buckethead has done it again. First, this ...   Continue reading

    • Moron of the Moment – ‘TV personality’ Ferne McCann shamelessly attempts to flog lip plumping primer on Instagram just as Arthur Collins, the father of her child, is jailed for an acid attack at the Mangle E8 club in Dalston, London on 17th April 2017.

      Moron of the Moment – Ferne McCann

      Ferne McCann shamelessly attempts to flog £12.95 lip plumping primer on Instagram just as the father of her child is jailed for an acid attack in London   Just as her former ...   Continue reading

    • Anguish & Evictions – Basia Briggs launches her memoir ‘Mother Anguish’ at The Ritz on Monday 4th December 2017; bigoted racist Baroness Marie-Claire von Alvensleben gets evicted along with gatecrasher Mr Frizzy – Guests included the politician Lord Lamont, the portrait painter Alexander Newley, the esteemed war correspondent John Simpson CBE and the Holby City and Game of Thrones actor Christian Vit

      Anguish & Evictions

      Basia Briggs launches her memoir ‘Mother Anguish’ with a glittering party at The Ritz; bigoted racist Baroness Marie-Claire von Alvensleben gets evicted   On Monday night ...   Continue reading

    • Charlatan and crook chef Timothy Woelke – Man of Straw – The Steeple Times highlights chef Timothy Woelke as a charlatan and a crook. Do not employ this dishonest deviant.

      Timothy Woelke – Man of Straw

      The Steeple Times highlights chef Timothy Woelke as a charlatan and a crook   For too long, the grossly obese beached whale of a chef Timothy Woelke has presented himself as a ...  Continue reading

    • A Wine Winner – Half price bottles of wine at The Enterprise, 35 Walton Street, London, SW3 2HU during January 2018; price per bottle starts at £9.98 per bottle.

      A Wine Winner

      Half price bottles of wine at The Enterprise during January; price per bottle starts at £9.98 per bottle   The Enterprise in Walton Street, Chelsea is an institution that loc ...  Continue reading

    • Limitless Lawless – Belgravia based restaurateur Philip Lawless – Philip Lawless’ remarkable career at the top of London’s restaurant industry. He ran Motcombs and continues to own the Bow Wine Vaults.

      Limitless Lawless

      Matthew Steeples reports on Philip Lawless’ remarkable career at the top of London’s restaurant industry   Though the raconteur restaurateur Philip Lawless recently sold h ...  Continue reading

    • More gin, vicar? As Public Health Wales claims drinking spirits is bad for you, The Steeple Times rebuts their frankly stupid study and asks: “More gin, vicar?” – “If you can’t have one at eleven, have eleven at one.”

      More gin, vicar?

      As Public Health Wales claims drinking spirits is bad for you, we rebut their frankly stupid study   On Tuesday, The Telegraph reported that a completely unscientific study by ...  Continue reading

    • A $20k Gobble – HGU New York hotel offers a Thanksgiving dinner complete with gold-flaked turkeys and bottomless champagne for £15,100.

      A $20k Gobble

      New York hotel offers a Thanksgiving dinner complete with gold-flaked turkeys and bottomless champagne for £15,100   Late last week Guest of a Guest reported that a New York ...  Continue reading

    • The Air Went Pop – Canadian Daniel Macduff sues Sunwing Airlines because he was given sparkling wine instead of champagne.

      The Air Went Pop

      Canadian sues Sunwing Airlines because he was given sparkling wine instead of champagne   A cheapskate airline allegedly promoted a “champagne service” and then bamboozled ...  Continue reading

    • If you can’t take the heat… Jailbird billionaire Martha Stewart bizarrely suggests nobody except murderers should be in jail on the Katie Couric Podcast.

      If you can’t take the heat…

      Jailbird billionaire Martha Stewart bizarrely suggests nobody except murderers should be in jail   Last week, Martha Stewart spent just over an hour talking to the Katie Couri ...  Continue reading

    • Proper Pubs – Matthew Steeples selects three of South West London’s best pubs: The Duchess in Battersea, SW8, The Grenadier in Belgravia, SW1X and The Cross Keys in Chelsea, SW3.

      Proper Pubs

      Matthew Steeples selects three of South West London’s best pubs   The Duchess, 101 Battersea Park Road, Battersea, SW8 4DS With works by the sniper-turned-snapper John Stodd ...  Continue reading

    • The Death of The Boozer – Greed has killed traditional British pubs – Matthew Steeples visits the Belgravia pub The Plumbers Arms in Lower Belgrave Street, London, SW1 and laments the death of the traditional British boozer. Lady Lucan fled there after her husband allegedly bludgeoned the couple’s nanny to death in 1974.

      The Death of The Boozer

      Matthew Steeples visits the Belgravia pub The Plumbers Arms and decries the death of the traditional British boozer   Last Wednesday, I happened to have to meet someone in Low ...  Continue reading

    • Little Nigella – Club Apartments at Little House Mayfair, 2 Queen Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 5PA, United Kingdom – Clubbable sorts will love the opportunity to live like Nigella Lawson. £28,600 per month through Savills.

      Little Nigella

      Clubbable sorts will love the opportunity to live like Nigella Lawson above Little House Mayfair   When the flatform trainer loving cook Nigella Lawson first split up with Cha ...  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

    • Dwarfing Misogyny – Rising star female racing driver Jamie Chadwick puts ‘Bungling Bernie’ Ecclestone in his place and dismisses his misogynist views.

      Dwarfing Misogyny

      Rising star female racing driver Jamie Chadwick puts ‘Bungling Bernie’ Ecclestone in his place and dismisses his ridiculous misogynist views   The first ever female and yo ...   Continue reading

    • A Bargain Boat – Edward Kay reports on the sale of a striking 1-of-1 Aguti 20-metre wooden motor yacht that cost £6.4m to build; it is offered for just £1.4m

      A Bargain Boat

      Edward Kay reports on the sale of a truly striking 1-of-1 Aguti 20-metre wooden motor yacht that cost £6.4 million to build; it is offered for just £1.4 million   As most of ...   Continue reading

    • Bungling Bernie – Bernie Ecclestone accused of bribing F1 drivers by an Australian F1 legend Alan Jones

      Bungling Bernie

      Bernie Ecclestone accused of bribing F1 drivers by an Australian F1 legend   Bernie Ecclestone – whose Christian name is often used in the context of bungs and bribes – is ...   Continue reading

    • Strictly Come Mayfair – Flat 2, 17 Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, London, W1K 6LB – For sale for £3.75 million ($4.9 million, €4.2 million or درهم18.1 million) through Wetherell complete with access to a private ballroom

      Strictly Come Mayfair

      Grosvenor Square apartment for sale; it comes with access to a private residents’ ballroom and will appeal to any fan of ‘Strictly Come Dancing’   Built circa 1958 on the si ...   Continue reading

    • Dogging Assange – Elite Protection Dogs London – Gold wrapped van advertising “elite” dogs parks opposite the Ecuadorian Embassy ‘home’ of bail skipper Julian Assange.

      Dogging Assange

      Gold wrapped van advertising “elite” dogs parks opposite the Ecuadorian Embassy ‘home’ of bail skipper Julian Assange   The silly season has come early in Knightsbridg ...   Continue reading

    • Waving in the Wheat – Theresa May makes a berk of herself (again) – As Theresa May makes a berk of herself at a football game, gin hater William Hanson and Tory fop Jacob Rees-Mogg MP share their views on wheatfield running

      Waving in the Wheat

      As Theresa May makes a berk of herself at a football game, gin hater William Hanson and Tory fop Jacob Rees-Mogg MP share their views on wheatfield running   Theresa May just ...   Continue reading

    • Menendez Reunited – Brothers and victims of parental abuse Erik and Lyle Menendez to be rightly reunited in prison after 22 years apart.

      Menendez Reunited

      Brothers and victims of parental abuse Erik and Lyle Menendez to be rightly reunited in prison after 22 years apart   Last autumn’s Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez ...  Continue reading

    • Ketamine Katie Goes Crazy – Katie Hopkins is wrong to attack the victims of the Grenfell Tower tragedy and Meghan Markle also.

      Ketamine Katie Goes Crazy

      Katie Hopkins is wrong to attack the victims of the Grenfell Tower tragedy and Meghan Markle also   Here at The Steeple Times we have mixed opinions about Katie Hopkins. Yes, ...  Continue reading

    • Hero of the Hour – Billionaire anti-Brexiteer George Soros speaks sense on Brexit and puts his money where his mouth is; others with resources should follow his lead.

      Hero of the Hour – George Soros

      Billionaire George Soros speaks sense on Brexit and puts his money where his mouth is; others with resources should follow his lead   Man of substance George Soros broke the B ...  Continue reading

    • Who’s NOT going on The Grand Tour? The answer: Julian Assange – Observations on Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s failure to overturn the warrant for his arrest in February 2018.

      Who’s NOT going on The Grand Tour?

      Observations on Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s failure to overturn the warrant for his arrest   Stuck with a cat adorned with a tie and visited, presumably for intimate ...  Continue reading

    • No Faith in Theresa – Theresa May should keep her religion to herself – Theresa May has a perfect right to go to church but why can’t she worship privately?

      No Faith in Theresa

      Theresa May has a perfect right to go to church but why can’t she worship privately?   Week after week, every Sunday, Theresa May appears outside her local church. She is ph ...  Continue reading

    • EXCLUSIVE – James Stunt talks to The Steeple Times and takes issue with inaccurate reporting of the robbery of his Belgravia, SW1 residence

      EXCLUSIVE – Stunt Hits Back On Heist

      James Stunt talks to The Steeple Times and takes issue with inaccurate reporting of the robbery of his Belgravia residence   Sadly, most of us are victims of crime at some poi ...  Continue reading

    • Theresa May(be) NOT – It is time for Theresa May to go – Lord Adonis’ resignation should signal the end for Theresa May’s sorry excuse for a government

      Theresa May(be) NOT

      Lord Adonis’ resignation should signal the end for Theresa May’s sorry excuse for a government   Theresa May – a friend of amongst other luminaries as Gerry and Kate McC ...  Continue reading

    • Reward Offered – Missing Martin Allen from Kensington – James Stunt offers a £50,000 reward via ‘The Steeple Times’ for information leading to the conviction of the abductors of Martin Allen.

      Reward Offered – Martin Allen

      James Stunt offers a £50,000 reward via ‘The Steeple Times’ for information leading to the conviction of the abductors of Martin Allen   Fifteen year old Martin Allen dis ...  Continue reading

    • Facebook Fail First – Facebook should close down hate accounts – As Twitter suspend Jayda Fransen, Paul Golding and Britain First’s accounts, Facebook have shamefully done nothing to stop them and the likes of Viscount St Davids continuing to spread hate

      Facebook Fail First

      As Twitter suspend Jayda Fransen, Paul Golding and Britain First’s accounts, Facebook have shamefully done nothing to stop them and the likes of Viscount St Davids continuing to ...  Continue reading

    • The Twelve Disciples – 12 Conservatives defeat Theresa May on Brexit – Twelve Conservatives show themselves as heroes of the hour by voting against Theresa May on Brexit.

      The Twelve Disciples

      Twelve Conservatives show themselves as heroes of the hour by voting against Theresa May on Brexit   Yesterday, twelve decent Tory MPs stood up to the worst Prime Minister in ...  Continue reading

    BRAINSTORM

    The comings and goings of the entrepreneurial classes

    • 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

    • Madness and Martin – Is Martin Shkreli getting a “raw deal”? Martin Shkreli takes to Facebook to share an article supporting him and suggests he’d make an ideal communications director for The Donald

      Madness and Martin

      Martin Shkreli takes to Facebook to share an article supporting him and suggests he’d make an ideal communications director for President Trump   Permanently banned from Twi ...  Continue reading

    • Meltdown Madoff – Bernard Madoff family finally relieved of their ill-gotten gains; victims now get back approximately 66% of losses whilst Ruth Madoff goes shopping – Pictured: Ruth Madoff shopping (left and top right); Mark, Andrew and Bernard Madoff pictured together in 2001 (bottom right).

      Meltdown Madoff

      Madoff family finally relieved of their ill-gotten gains; victims now get back approximately 66% of their losses whilst Ruth Madoff goes shopping   Last week, what will hopefu ...  Continue reading

    • Breaking a Jacket – Baring jacket signed by Nick Leeson to be sold – Barings jacket signed by rogue trader Nick Leeson to be auctioned; the original sold for £21,000 in 2007 by John Pye Luxury Assets in July 2017. Estimate: £200 to £300 ($257 to $385, €226 to €340 or درهم943 to درهم1,400).

      Breaking a Jacket

      Barings jacket signed by rogue trader Nick Leeson to be auctioned; the original supposedly sold for £21,000 in 2007   An auction of a bright yellow and black trading jacket s ...  Continue reading

    • Letters – Greens go Lib Dem – Influential leaders from green sector back Lib Dems in Thursday’s General Election in a letter to The Steeple Times

      Letters – Green Business Goes Lib Dem

      Influential business leaders from green sector back Lib Dems in Thursday’s General Election in a letter to ‘The Steeple Times’   Sir   The environment has been shut out ...  Continue reading

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    • 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

    • A Spectre of a Landy – Villain’s 2014 Land Rover Defender SVX used in 2015 James Bond film ‘Spectre’ to be auctioned in London on 6th September 2017 without reserve by RM Sotheby’s.

      A Spectre of a Landy

      Villain’s Land Rover used in James Bond film ‘Spectre’ to be auctioned in London   A 2014 Land Rover Defender SVX used in the 2015 James Bond film Spectre is to be sold ...   Continue reading

    • Watching Putin – Patek Philippe 5208P ‘Grand Complication’ watch allegedly owned by President Vladimir Vladimirovic Putin to be sold on 19th July 2017 – Said to be worth £793,000 ($1 million, €903,000 million or درهم3.7 million)

      Watching Putin

      Patek Philippe watch allegedly originally owned by President Putin to be auctioned; it is said to be worth around £800,000   It’s given owner is potentially #FakeNews, but ...   Continue reading

    • A Pint-Sized Peel – “World’s smallest two seater” to be auctioned – 1965 Peel Trident – To be sold by RM Sotheby’s at their Monterey, California sale with no reserve but expected to achieve upwards of £80,000 ($103,000, €92,000 or درهم379,000) – 18th to 19th August 2017

      A Pint-Sized Peel

      Tiny 1965 Peel Trident to be auctioned; it is the smallest two seater car ever made, is offered without reserve but is expected to achieve upwards of £80,000   One of just si ...   Continue reading

    • A Smoking Aston – 1996 Aston Martin V8 Sportsman coupé shooting brake conversion – To be auctioned by Bonhams on 13th May 2017 at Aston Martin’s Newport Pagnell Works Service – Estimate of £300,000 to £350,000 ($384,000 to $449,000, €358,000 to €418,000 or درهم1.4 million to درهم1.6 million)

      A Smoking Aston

      1996 Aston Martin shooting brake complete with humidor to be sold at auction   One of just three 1996 Aston Martin V8 coupé shooting brake conversions is to be offered for sa ...   Continue reading

    • Viewing Velapp – Edit-as-you-shoot app for video footage – Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak pictured with Velapp founder David de Min

      Viewing Velapp

      New contributor John Carlson-Nobel takes a look at Velapp, an edit-as-you-shoot app for video footage   Velapp will change the way you use your mobile. It is an app that can f ...   Continue reading

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