• Tue Jul 16, 2019 London
    X

    The Steeple Times is an online magazine with a following of upto 880,000 unique views per day on our best day yet.

    • We have 91,000 daily subscribers by email.

    • We typically average around 320,000 unique views per day.

    • We currently have 65 contributing authors who range from students to the actor, writer and producer Steven Berkoff and the champion jockey Frankie Dettori.

    Combining a mix of society’s last word and both wit and wisdom, The Steeple Times covers food, drink and fine dining as well as luxury, travel, the arts, individuals of influence and current affairs in the United Kingdom, America and elsewhere. We are best described as being akin to “a cross between The Huffington Post and Private Eye”.

     

    The magazine’s following is affluent, engaged and international. With 41% of readers coming from the UK and 38% from America, The Steeple Times also has strong presence within Canadian, Italian, German and Australian territories.

     

    Five of the Best – Masterpiece 2019 – The Steeple Times selects the highlights of Masterpiece 2019. Items from Trinity House, Peter Harrington, Crane Kalman, Collisart LLC and Peter Fetterman Gallery.

    Five of the Best – Masterpiece 2019

    The Steeple Times selects the highlights of Masterpiece 2019 Eighty-one of the finest items of James Bond memorabilia £2.5 million ($3.2 million, €2.8 million or درهم11.6 million) Fulham Road based Peter Harrington offer the ultimate collection for a wealthy James Bond fan. To be sold only as ...   Continue reading

  • Headline News

    Getting Off Like Gove – Judge lets off drug user due to Michael Gove – A judge with a sense of humour allowed a class A drug user to walk free on the basis he shouldn’t suffer any more than Michael Gove.

    Getting Off Like Gove

    A judge with a sense of humour allowed a class A drug user to walk free on the basis he shouldn’t suffer any more than Michael GoveGetting Off Like Gove – Judge lets off drug u ...   Continue reading

    Picture of the Week – Scary Spiced Bernie – Has Bernie Ecclestone lost the plot? Or has his ‘carer’ wife (or Sam Palmer) turned him into a fashion icon for chavs?

    Picture of the Week – Scary Spiced Bernie

    Has Bernie Ecclestone lost the plot? Or has his ‘carer’ wife (or Sam Palmer) turned him into a fashion icon for chavs? Coffin dodger Bernie Ecclestone went to a Spice Girls con ...   Continue reading

    Name & Shame – Artist who cheated charity Soly Zadeh – Soly Zadeh, an artist who disgracefully failed to honour his commitments to an animal conservation charity named and shamed.

    Name & Shame – Soly Zadeh

    Soly Zadeh, an artist who disgracefully failed to honour his commitments to an animal conservation charity named and shamed Soly Zadeh, an artist whose somewhat strange works appea ...   Continue reading

    • Lamer than lame

      Zagat’s lamest list   I am a big fan of Zagat. I fill out their surveys religiously every year and always look forward to receiving their guides.   Yesterday, though, I ...   Continue reading

    • Jog off

      A phrase that should be consigned to history   Now “hijacked by chavs,” the phrase “jog on” first became prominent in The Football Factory film about football hooligan ...   Continue reading

    • Sinking television

      Sinking television A review of Julian Fellowes’s “Titanic”   Against better advice, I watched all four episodes of Julian Fellowes’s Titanic television drama. Nothing ...   Continue reading

    • A fact isn’t a fact until you’ve checked it’s a fact

      The case for the regulation of the UK’s property industry   Don’t get me wrong: I know many good estate agents. At the age of 15, I worked for an incredibly respectable fi ...   Continue reading

    • Pip Pip Hurray!

      My response to Terence Blacker’s piece attacking Pippa Middleton   Pippa Middleton is not someone I know. I have seen her in bars and at parties but never spoken with her. I ...   Continue reading

    • Welcome to The Steeple TIMES

      Greetings readers: We are just sorting out a few details and glitches but will be going live shortly. May I welcome you to The Steeple TIMES – we’ll be sharing wit and ...   Continue reading

    • Gin O’Clock

      Celebrate World Gin Day at The Rib Room   At 12 noon I often receive a message from my good friend the photographer to the stars, John Stoddart. As a fellow gin aficionado, we ...   Continue reading

    • Enough is enough

      Has The Leveson Inquiry not gone on long enough?   The Leveson Inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press commenced on the 28th July 2011 and has gone on and ...   Continue reading

    • Grabbing grabbers

      “Grab”: a word that should know its place   After attending a cocktail reception for the Intelligence Book of the Year Award today and meeting a fascinating array of intel ...   Continue reading

    • Long live the spies

      Vadim J. Birstein wins the first Intelligence Book of the Year Award   Yesterday a reception was held in a fascinating hotel named the St. Ermin’s to announce the winner of ...   Continue reading

    • “Enjoy”: an overused word

      It’s just not “enjoyable”   In a five star hotel last week, a waitress followed the delivery of every course with the phrase: “Please enjoy.” My guest and I commente ...   Continue reading

    • Keeping bankers out of the kitchen

      The Steeple Times features in The Sunday Telegraph   Yesterday, we received our first mainstream press mention with a feature in The Sunday Telegraph’s “Dashwood” column ...   Continue reading

    • Boris comes out kung-fu fighting

      Boris Johnson hosts Rupert Murdoch at the Olympics   The Daily Mail and other titles are in uproar today. It has been revealed that the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has inv ...   Continue reading

    • Riotous celebration

      Contrasting 6th August 2012 with the 6th August 2011   This time last year, I was on the Isle of Wight enjoying Cowes Week. A day’s sailing with my friend Andreas Widegren w ...   Continue reading

    • No thanks needed

      “Thank you for reaching out!”: a phrase that should be banned   “Thank you for reaching out” is a phrase that I’ve noticed is used far too frequently. During the Oly ...   Continue reading

    • All lounged out

      The misuse of the word “lounge”   “Lounge,” to my mind is a word that conjures laziness. “Lounging around” is something one did as a teenager and in the process an ...   Continue reading

    • Do you “chitter-chatter”?

      The phrase “chit-chat”   This morning, as I walked through the streets of Chelsea, I heard a lady blabbering into her mobile telephone about how she’d had a “chit-chat ...   Continue reading

    • Video of the week: Bush does Dr. Evil

      George W. does a mean Dr. Evil impression   George W. Bush is a man who most of our readership no doubt loathe. Most people know that I take an utterly different view and like ...   Continue reading

    • Plebs and ladettes

      “Ladette”: A word and culture that should be consigned to history   Last week, in a BBC Radio 4 broadcast, the former Radio 1 DJ Sara Cox complained about the word “lade ...   Continue reading

    • Now then, now then, not now then

      Matthew Steeples shares his somewhat mixed thoughts on the allegations against Sir Jimmy Savile   When Sir Jimmy Savile’s 2002 Rolls-Royce Corniche went to auction in July w ...   Continue reading

    • Bravo the Beeb

      Matthew Steeples reacts to the BBC quietly dropping the “Sir”   This morning when I turned on Radio 4’s Today programme, as has become customary in the last weeks, the f ...   Continue reading

    • Picture of the Week: Sinking and stupid

      A pair of pillocks piddling about in a puddle   All of us who drive have made stupid mistakes but most of us, at worst, have knocked over a gatepost or pranged a door in a sup ...   Continue reading

    • Twittering S-Pam

      Pam Ayres makes a poem of Matthew Steeples   Yesterday, I found myself listening to a self-proclaimed “writer, broadcaster and entertainer” named Pam Ayres on BBC Radio 4. ...   Continue reading

    • A long, long Savile road

      Why does the Savile story really keep running?   We’re all Saviled out. It’s been more than eight weeks since revelations about Jimmy, formerly Sir Jimmy, Savile came to p ...   Continue reading

    • Name and shame at your peril

      Philip Schofield and the protection of powerful paedophiles   Yesterday, when Phillip Schofield showed the Prime Minister a note containing the names of alleged politician pae ...   Continue reading

    • Put a sock in it

      Matthew Steeples takes a look at the farcical results of the PCC elections   A former ambassador to the US undiplomatically Tweeted the following an hour or two ago: “Prezza ...   Continue reading

    • When good men should do nothing

      Matthew Steeples responds to the recommendations of Leveson   “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing” was one of Edmund Burke’s m ...   Continue reading

    • Reaching nowhere

      Matthew Steeples highlights the peril of “reaching out”    “Reaching out” is a phrase that can be compared to Starbucks and their taxes.   This toxic platitude h ...   Continue reading

    • A prank too far

      Matthew Steeples shares his views on the untimely death of a hospital receptionist   Suicide is sadly something that is at the forefront of my mind this week. My friend Andrew ...   Continue reading

    • A Robin Reliant of a drama

      Our view on the Christmas episode of Downton Abbey   Christmas Day is meant to be a time for celebration and joy. After feasting likes kings, many of us sat down to a cheery c ...   Continue reading

    • Five of the Best – Masterpiece 2019 – The Steeple Times selects the highlights of Masterpiece 2019. Items from Trinity House, Peter Harrington, Crane Kalman, Collisart LLC and Peter Fetterman Gallery.

      Five of the Best – Masterpiece 2019

      The Steeple Times selects the highlights of Masterpiece 2019 Eighty-one of the finest items of James Bond memorabilia £2.5 million ($3.2 million, €2.8 million or درهم11.6 mi ...   Continue reading

    • Hurricane Heather

      Heather Mills puts her Sussex home up for rent Has Heather Mills, the daughter of a convicted fraudster, spent her entire £24.3 million divorce settlement? We all knew that this l ...   Continue reading

    • Sophie’s choice

      Tablecloths and bedspreads from Jaipur   It is always good to see a young friend launching a new business and Sophie Rossdale is a fine example of such.   During a trip t ...   Continue reading

    • Is it worth the Fisk?

      An overview on the pioneering Fisker Automotive company Electric vehicles have long interested me. A formidable engineer I knew was hugely sceptical of the early offerings but anot ...   Continue reading

    • Blessed Clarence

      The sale of the £22,500,000 Clarence House in Richmond   Built in 1696 for a haberdasher merchant named Nathaniel Rawlins, Clarence House in Richmond was subsequently extende ...   Continue reading

    • Banking a showcase

      The sale of The Hellman Heller Mansion in San Francisco   For several years, I enjoyed annual trips to California for San Francisco’s International Film Festival. On my visi ...   Continue reading

    • A Thunderbird that has yet to go

      An iconic home that has periodically been for sale for some 7 years with hardly any variation in the price asked for it ...   Continue reading

    • The greenest of Astons

      The sale of an Aston Martin Virage Volante used by Prince Charles   A press release pinged into my inbox this morning from Bonhams that immediately caught my attention. It cam ...   Continue reading

    • You’ve got the sun, the moon and a chief of a Pontiac

      The sale of a Pontiac Chieftan previously owned by both Keith Richards and a husband of a survivor of the 1912 Titanic disaster ...   Continue reading

    • Boxing an Aston

      Lennox Lewis’ Aston Martin to be auctioned with a guide of just £15,000 to £20,000   If you have a spare £15,000 – £20,000, you could bid on a piece of sporting hi ...   Continue reading

    • Mccreedy’s blues

      Thomas “T.J.” James peruses the works of artist Conor Mccreedy   Conor Mccreedy is an internationally known artist, art collector and entrepreneur who lives between New Yo ...   Continue reading

    • Stoned & Stoddart

      John Stoddart features in a Parisian exhibition   To mark the 50th anniversary of The Rolling Stones, La Gelerie de l’Instant opens an exhibition named “Photographies de S ...   Continue reading

    • A Monopolistic mansion

      Could 100 Park Lane become the property that achieves the accolade of being Britain’s highest priced private residence?   Occupied by property giants Hammerson since 1969 as ...   Continue reading

    • A motoring must

      The launch of Chelsea AutoLegends 2012   I was introduced to Chelsea AutoLegends some three years ago when my good friend the racing driver James Wood became involved in the o ...   Continue reading

    • Singing for a Diamond

      Music fit for The Queen   In recent days, Gary Barlow’s albumn Sing has topped the UK album charts with sales of 40,000 copies.   Two hundred and ten musicians, includi ...   Continue reading

    • Absolutely FABulous

      The sale of the most FABulous model vehicle   Pimlico Road’s Gauntlett Gallery currently has the perfect present for any aspiring Eloise on display in their showroom.   ...   Continue reading

    • Blue Moves

      The sale of a 1975 Bentley Corniche twice owned by Sir Elton John   On the 16th June Bonhams will auction a 1975 Bentley Corniche Series 1 convertible formerly owned by Sir El ...   Continue reading

    • A Room with a View

      The sale of a house that inspired Noël Coward to pen “A Room with a View”   A thatched cottage named The Mariners on Cornwall’s dramatic Lizard Peninsula is said to ha ...   Continue reading

    • Written in the sun

      The sale of the former home of Dame Rebecca West   Ibstone House at Ibstone in Buckinghamshire has recently come to the market at a price of offers in excess of £15 million. ...   Continue reading

    • To the manor born

      The Manor, Bucklebury: a house that shortly may become home to Carole and Michael Middleton   First reported by The Daily Telegraph’s “Mandrake” columnist Richard Eden i ...   Continue reading

    • The rise of the rucksack

      The accessory of choice for fashion agnostics or a healthy two fingers to style? By Claire Rubinstein   London is in the midst of an epidemic. So widespread is the affliction ...   Continue reading

    • The Miracle of Winslow

      Stowe Opera’s ‘Marriage of Figaro’ at Winslow Hall   In July 2012, the Stowe Opera Company will perform Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro in the grounds of Winslow Hall in B ...   Continue reading

    • A Corgi Classic

      The “Corgi” Rolls-Royce sells for £4 million   Yesterday, at the Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale at Goodwood, near Chichester, a 1912 Rolls Royce Double Pullman L ...   Continue reading

    • Steeple Rock

      An outstanding painting by Edward William Cooke   At Masterpiece yesterday, a painting immediately caught my eye on Martyn Gregory’s stand but what intrigued me further was ...   Continue reading

    • Win tickets to Masterpiece

      The Steeple Times prize draw for tickets to Masterpiece London 2012   Masterpiece London 2012 is a truly spectacular event. Held between the 28th June and 4th July in the grou ...   Continue reading

    • Jeweltastic

      A private view of handcrafted pieces by Arianna Cerrito By Claire Rubinstein   Tomorrow, Wednesday 4th July, sees the leading-edge jewellery and fashion designer Arianna Cerri ...   Continue reading

    • A top Roller

      The sale of Sir Jimmy Savile’s Rolls-Royce   This morning a Rolls-Royce that belonged to Sir Jimmy Savile will be sold by auctioneers Dreweatts.   The car, a 2002 last- ...   Continue reading

    • A Miss UK now topping the yachting stakes

      Edward Kay tells readers of The Steeple Times about Vava II: The biggest private yacht ever to come out of an English yard   Britian’s richest woman (and ex-Miss UK) Kir ...   Continue reading

    • In the round

      The sale of The Round House at Chalford, Gloucestershire   The Round House at Chalford, near Stroud in Gloucestershire was built in 1789 to house one of the linesmen on the no ...   Continue reading

    • Video of the week: Full steam ahead

      Reliving the days of steam   The second in our series of videos of the week for The Steeple Times comes from Rex Leyland who filmed it whilst on Kew Bridge on Friday evening. ...   Continue reading

    • Name & Shame – Artist who cheated charity Soly Zadeh – Soly Zadeh, an artist who disgracefully failed to honour his commitments to an animal conservation charity named and shamed.

      Name & Shame – Soly Zadeh

      Soly Zadeh, an artist who disgracefully failed to honour his commitments to an animal conservation charity named and shamed Soly Zadeh, an artist whose somewhat strange works appea ...   Continue reading

    • Keep flying

      The suicide of Andrew Embiricos   I was saddened this morning to read the news that my friend Andrew Embiricos (1985 – 2011) had committed suicide.   Andrew, the grands ...   Continue reading

    • Bricking it

      The case of Samantha Brick   This probably will be one of the shortest pieces I ever write, as, frankly, I don’t want to give Samantha Brick any more publicity than she’s ...   Continue reading

    • Bringing out the Branston

      Profile: The very well connected Jacqueline Branston   Jacqueline, Jackie to her friends, Branston is a lady described by the Who’s Really Who author Richard Compton-Miller ...   Continue reading

    • Keep your oar out Oldfield

      Profile: Trenton Oldfield: the man who temporarily halted the 2012 Boat Race   “Why are the right such angry people?” asked @NotAGateway, the shared Twitter account of Dee ...   Continue reading

    • The worthy Mr Waites

      Profile: Sculptor Edward Waites   Continuing my series of profiles of up and coming talent, it was a pleasure to recently meet the extremely talented Suffolk based sculptor Ed ...   Continue reading

    • Prospering Paris

      Profile: The genius of self-promotion that is Paris Hilton   At a dinner party last week, my guests gasped in horror when I said that I view Paris Hilton to be a genius. Their ...   Continue reading

    • Life on the wire

      Nik Wallenda crosses the Niagara Falls   Yesterday, watched by over a billion people worldwide, Nik Wallenda became the first person to successfully walk across Niagara Falls ...   Continue reading

    • Bruce’s best

      Profile: Designer to the stars Bruce Oldfield OBE   Between the 26th June and 31st July, Bruce Oldfield is holding a sample sale at his Beauchamp Place showroom where he will ...   Continue reading

    • Peter Burrell: What’s on your mantelpiece?

      In the first of our mantelpiece series, we pitch twenty questions to Peter Burrell, a racing supremo who also co-owns Sette restaurant with Frankie Dettori MBE   The Steeple T ...   Continue reading

    • Lamer than lame

      Zagat’s lamest list   I am a big fan of Zagat. I fill out their surveys religiously every year and always look forward to receiving their guides.   Yesterday, though, I ...   Continue reading

    • Valting Vodka

      A review of Valt Single Malt Scottish Vodka   When thinking of places where vodka is made, Poland and Russia are probably the first places that come to mind.   Valt Singl ...   Continue reading

    • The blini baron triumphs

      A review of Novikov’s Asian Restaurant   I went to Novikov expecting something brash and “oligarch-tastic” having read articles that bigged up this recent Russian arriva ...   Continue reading

    • A chic serpent

      A review of Roberto Cavalli Vodka The Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli is best known for using exotic wild animal prints in his creations and for giving jeans a “sand-bla ...   Continue reading

    • The number one Pig

      A review of The Pig at Brockenhurst   When I received an invitation to The Pig at Brockenhurst I seized the opportunity with gusto having read so many rave reviews since it op ...   Continue reading

    • Frankie’s Set

      A review of Sette, Sydney Street, SW3   An invitation to lunch with Pete Burrell is not one to miss. This Chelsea restaurateur is one of the best-connected men in town and alo ...   Continue reading

    • Arthur’s delight

      A review of Arthur’s Cafe, Kingsland Road, E8   Arthur Woodham was born on Christmas Day 1927. He and his family have run a traditional British café in Kingsland Road, Dals ...   Continue reading

    • Elliott waves

      A review of Blummyz, Hollywood Road, SW10   Blummyz is certainly a restaurant that has nothing in common with Brinkley’s, its better-known neighbour and home to ageing lotha ...   Continue reading

    • Just what the doctor ordered

      A review of Elistano, Chelsea   Lunch in the company of Rex Leyland, who co-founded The Restaurant Doctor with Pierre Koffman and Terence Martin, is always a pleasure as he is ...   Continue reading

    • The King of Macaron

      A review of Bougie Macaron & Tea by Claire Rubinstein   Bastille Day has just passed, and here at The Steeple Times we are still marveling at the excitement and euphoria c ...   Continue reading

    • Picture of the Week – Scary Spiced Bernie – Has Bernie Ecclestone lost the plot? Or has his ‘carer’ wife (or Sam Palmer) turned him into a fashion icon for chavs?

      Picture of the Week – Scary Spiced Bernie

      Has Bernie Ecclestone lost the plot? Or has his ‘carer’ wife (or Sam Palmer) turned him into a fashion icon for chavs? Coffin dodger Bernie Ecclestone went to a Spice Girls con ...   Continue reading

    • A Highland Dream – £650,000 for off grid Scottish Highland hideaway – £650,000 for off grid Scottish Highland hideaway – ‘Off grid’ Scottish hideaway 168 acre estate for sale for £650,000 through Bell Ingram just as it is revealed nowhere in UK is more than 6 miles from a road – Harris Highland Dream, Lairg, Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom, IV27 4NY

      A Highland Dream

      Completely ‘Off grid’ Scottish Highland hideaway 168 acre estate for sale for £650,000 just as it is revealed nowhere in Britain is more than 6 miles from a road Today The Sun ...   Continue reading

    • The World’s Worst Gambling Strategies – New contributor James Webb on the world’s worst gambling strategies.

      The World’s Worst Gambling Strategies

      New contributor James Webb on the world’s worst gambling strategies It’s been a time-old obsession. How exactly to take on the casino and come out on top. Over the centuries ga ...   Continue reading

    • Word of the Week – Milkshaking – ‘Milkshaking’ is the word of politics right now, but its origins are actually in corrupt practices in horseracing.

      Word of the Week – Milkshaking

      ‘Milkshaking’ is the word of politics right now, but its origins are actually in corrupt practices in horseracing ‘Milkshaking’ has become the word of the 2019 European Par ...   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

    • Getting Off Like Gove – Judge lets off drug user due to Michael Gove – A judge with a sense of humour allowed a class A drug user to walk free on the basis he shouldn’t suffer any more than Michael Gove.

      Getting Off Like Gove

      A judge with a sense of humour allowed a class A drug user to walk free on the basis he shouldn’t suffer any more than Michael GoveGetting Off Like Gove – Judge lets off drug u ...   Continue reading

    • Bin Boris – Sir Max Hastings perfectly sums up the car crash of a man that is Boris Johnson; elsewhere the public say they wouldn’t buy a used car from the wannabe Conservative leader.

      Bin Boris

      Sir Max Hastings perfectly sums up the car crash of a man that is Boris Johnson; elsewhere the public say they wouldn’t buy a used car from the wannabe Conservative leader In a q ...   Continue reading

    • Picture of the Week – A Coked Contest – ‘Stop Brexit’ Steve Bray amusingly mocks Michael Gove’s bid to become leader of the Conservative Party; ‘Brexit’ is named ‘Children’s Year of the Word’

      Picture of the Week – A Coked Contest

      ‘Stop Brexit’ Steve Bray amusingly mocks Michael Gove’s bid to become leader of the Conservative Party; ‘Brexit’ is named ‘Children’s Year of the Word’ With the esp ...   Continue reading

    • Wally of the Week – Sir Christopher Meyer – The intervention of Sir Christopher Meyer on any issue is anything but welcome; his views on Donald Trump are plainly irrelevant.

      Wally of the Week – Sir Christopher Meyer

      The intervention of Sir Christopher Meyer on any issue is anything but welcome; his views on Donald Trump are plainly irrelevant Sir Christopher Meyer, as is also the case with his ...   Continue reading

    • Down in Chelsea – Property prices down 19%, forced sales up – Property prices significantly down in Chelsea whilst ‘forced sales’ increase.

      Down in Chelsea

      Property prices significantly down in Chelsea whilst ‘forced sales’ increase With news that house prices have fallen 19% in the Royal Borough since 2014 comes yet more proof th ...   Continue reading

    • We Wish Them Well (Too) – The Steeple Times says vote Lib Dem – The Steeple Times echoes the Evening Standard and Gina Miller’s Remain United and urges voters to back the Liberal Democrats today.

      We Wish Them Well (Too)

      The Steeple Times echoes the Evening Standard and Gina Miller’s Remain United and urges voters to back the Liberal Democrats today “We wish them well” said former Tory chance ...   Continue reading

    • Bovine Theresa vs. Triumphant Tarzan – As Lord Heseltine has the Conservative whip suspended, Tory MP Sir Nicholas Soames speaks utter sense in calling the action “bovine.”

      Bovine Theresa vs. Triumphant Tarzan

      As Lord Heseltine has the Conservative whip suspended, Tory MP Sir Nicholas Soames speaks utter sense in calling the action “bovine” Prior to having the Conservative whip last ...   Continue reading

    • The Fallacy of Farage – ‘Man of the Elite’ Nigel Farage yet again shown in his true colours; that the Brexit Party leader has lived in luxury is not new news – we exposed such back in 2017.

      The Fallacy of Farage

      ‘Man of the Elite’ Nigel Farage yet again shown in his true colours; that the Brexit Party leader has lived in luxury in Chelsea is not ‘new news’ – we exposed such back ...   Continue reading

    • Moron of the Moment – James Brokenshire MP – Wannabe Conservative leader James Brokenshire makes a prat of himself by allowing his wife to bleat on about her four ovens.

      Moron of the Moment – James Brokenshire MP

      Wannabe Conservative leader James Brokenshire makes a prat of himself by allowing his wife to bleat on about her four ovens James Brokenshire MP is the talk of kitchens throughout ...   Continue reading

    • Hero of the Hour – The late Mathew Talbot – Guardsman Mathew Talbot shall be remembered for his dedication in his efforts to stop the illegal wildlife trade.

      Hero of the Hour – The late Mathew Talbot

      Guardsman Mathew Talbot shall be remembered for his dedication in his efforts to stop the illegal wildlife trade “Proud Brummie” Mathew Talbot of the 1st Battalion, Coldstream ...   Continue reading

    BRAINSTORM

    The comings and goings of the entrepreneurial classes

    • Marsh & Parsons – The Landlord’s Nightmare – The Steeple Times condemns Marsh & Parsons as the worst estate agency in Britain; they make even Foxtons look professional. They call themselves “the landlord’s prayer” but are in fact “the landlord’s nightmare.”

      Marsh & Parsons – The Landlord’s Nightmare

      The Steeple Times condemns Marsh & Parsons as the worst estate agency in Britain; they make even Foxtons look professional If you want incompetents to manage the letting or sel ...   Continue reading

    • Green Bottoms – Sir Philip Green charged with assault in America – As Sir ‘Shifty’ Philip Green is charged with assault and his empire flounders, it is now time for him to be finally stripped of his title.

      Green Bottoms

      As Sir ‘Shifty’ Philip Green is charged with assault and his empire flounders, it is now time for him to be finally stripped of his title Alleged “bottom slapper” and “br ...   Continue reading

    • Downgrading Sir Shifty – Sir Philip and Lady Green’s downfall – We join those celebrating ‘Sir Shifty’ Philip Green’s impending downfall; this vulgar man and his beady-eyed wife truly deserve their fate.

      Downgrading Sir Shifty

      We join those celebrating ‘Sir Shifty’ Philip Green’s impending downfall; this vulgar man and his beady-eyed wife truly deserve their fate It hasn’t been a good week for Si ...   Continue reading

    • Fat F**k – Naming and shaming conman Francesco Grasso – ‘The Steeple Times’ names and shames Knightsbridge’s worst scammer for what he truly is; meet Francesco Grasso – his name means ‘fat’ in Italian

      Fat F**k

      ‘The Steeple Times’ names and shames Knightsbridge’s worst scammer for what he truly is; meet Francesco Grasso – his name means ‘fat’ in Italian The word ‘Grasso’ m ...   Continue reading

    • 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

    THE WIRE

    Science, technology and gadgets

    RECENT COMMENTS

    Recent Comments