Dallas mansion with a prayer room and the largest private bowling centre in America that was previously owned by a billionaire oil baron remains for sale despite a price cut of £7 million
Having begun his career at Sotheby’s, John Bly joined his family at their firm of antiques dealers in Tring, Hertfordshire.
Described as “the queen of the jazz age” and “a fashionable poor little rich girl and muse”, this heiress to the Cunard shipping fortue took being bohemian to new heights.
London based crimper to the stars Elliot Bssila has styled the hair of people as diverse as Nancy Dell’Olio and Lulu
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A self-declared activist, Bronx born actress Kerry Washington has an astounding 2 million followers on Twitter.
As A.A. Gill laments the supposed death of phone calls, Matthew Steeples calls on readers to keep up the conversation
Matthew Steeples suggests Rupert Murdoch might provide the key to the next chapter in Jeremy Clarkson’s turbulent life
Matthew Steeples suggests that it is time for the courts and press to consider anonymity in reporting sensitive cases more carefully
La Brasserie to offer a menu at 1972 prices on 27th April to mark their 43rd anniversary in business
Citreola Cellars wine merchant Gael Dantec selects Chic Rosé “Saint-Tropez” 2013 as his Wine of the Week
New columnist chef Joudie Kalla suggests baking an apple and rhubarb cake whilst rhubarb is in season
An 18th century former court house in Chelsea is for sale for £14.5 million or available to rent at £10,000 per week
Knightsbridge flat for sale for just £250,000 (but there’s a catch)
An Audi Quattro heads to auction with a staggering guide price of £220,000 to £280,000 and confirms the car firmly out of the reach of being afforded by police detectives
The Steeple Times asks the actor and ‘Poldark’ and ‘Doc Martin’ star Rory Wilton: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”
Both Jeremy Clarkson and Zayn Malik trended on Twitter this week; both now have a chance for quiet reflection and pub time
Classic clangers from the last week
The Duchess of Cornwall meets Katie Price at the 2015 Cheltenham Festival
The Tout’s tips for the 2015 Cheltenham Festival
Image of a woodpecker in flight with a weasel on its back trends on Twitter
Conservative MP Aidan Burley used his final speech in the House of Commons to attack his constituents and to moan about parliamentary pay
Writer and filmmaker Amanda Eliasch provides the best summing up of the Twitter storm that has enveloped Dolce and Gabanna
As Bob Diamond’s wife prepares to host a fundraiser for a Democratic candidate, we ponder whether his daughter will be tweeting about it