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    A Parson’s Moat – Chailey Moat, Chailey Green, East Sussex, United Kingdom, BN8 4DA – £5 million ($6.3 million or €5.9 million or درهم‎‎23.2 million)

    A Parson’s Moat

    East Sussex country house for sale; it comes complete with an enormous rectangular moat allegedly dug by an eccentric parson in the 1700s   One generally associates moats with castles and manor houses – such as the one we featured last month – but an old rectory currently for sale for £5 m ...   Continue reading

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    A Catty Catastrophe – Feline-like Bride of Wildenstein Jocelyn Wildenstein and couturier Lloyd Klein – Fight at Trump World Tower, Wednesday 7th December 2016 - Delony assault charges in the second degree – She is accused of inflicting injuries with a weapon

    A Catty Catastrophe

    ‘Bride of Wildenstein’ got her claws out in New York; her boyfriend learns a lesson about playing with cats   Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes once remarked: “Those wh ...   Continue reading

    Sexing up Brexit – Defrocked priest Neil Horan appears outside the Supreme Court dancing a jig without any trousers; he believes Nigel Farage was “sent by Christ”

    Sexing up Brexit

    Defrocked priest appears outside the Supreme Court dancing a jig without any trousers; he believes Nigel Farage was “sent by Christ”   This week, as the Supreme Court deba ...   Continue reading

    Picture of the Week – Donald The Devil – TIME magazine made a mockery of Donald Trump by giving him Devil horns on their latest cover

    Picture of the Week – Donald The Devil

    TIME magazine made a mockery of Donald Trump by giving him Devil horns on their latest cover   Much to the outrage of many, TIME have made Donald Trump their ‘Person of the ...   Continue reading

    • Free Raif Badawi – Saudi Arabia should free blogger Raif Badawi; we urge readers to support a message calling for his release – #BackLash #FreeRaif #JeSusisRaif

      Free Raif Badawi

      Saudi Arabia should free Raif Badawi; we urge readers to support a message calling for his release   With rights come responsibilities and with freedom of speech and freedom o ...   Continue reading

    • Bitter Bailey – The Evening Standard’s interview with leading member of “The Club” photographer David Bailey is surprise, surprise nothing but a suck-up to a talented yet pompous prick of a man suggests Matthew Steeples

      Bitter Bailey

      The Evening Standard’s interview with leading member of “The Club” photographer David Bailey is surprise, surprise nothing but a suck-up to a talented yet pompous prick of a ...   Continue reading

    • The Times They are a-Changin’ (and All it Takes is a Tweet) – Matthew Steeples highlights the workings and truths behind the changed political landscape of 2016 – Donald Trump, Nigel Farage, Jared Kushner, Eric Schmidt, Peter Thiel, Dan Hodges, Kevin Chesters, Nicola Sturgeon, Hillary Clinton, Katy Perry, Fidel Castro, Brexit, Trump in The White House

      The Times They are a-Changin’ (and All it Takes is a Tweet)

      Matthew Steeples highlights the workings and truths behind the changed political landscape of 2016   2016 will be remembered as the year when the world flipped convention on i ...   Continue reading

    • Forget the emails – As the opinion website Vox.com exposes why Hillary Clinton’s email scandal doesn’t actually matter that much; we suggest it’s time American voters moved on and it’s time they dumped The Trump

      Forget The Emails

      As the opinion website Vox.com exposes why Hillary Clinton’s email scandal doesn’t actually matter that much; we suggest it’s time American voters moved on and it’s time th ...   Continue reading

    • Rabid Rupert – Facebook troll Rupert James – Abuse of Gina Miller – Article 50 and Brexit

      Rabid Rupert

      Matthew Steeples highlights an example of the kind of abuse Gina Miller has had to suffer for simply bringing a legal challenge that was most definitely necessary   Financier ...   Continue reading

    • Racist Mail

      Racist Mail

      As the Mail Online runs a truly racist headline article, Matthew Steeples suggests that civilised people everywhere should accept that our neighbours are actually our friends   ...   Continue reading

    • Filippo Corsini was crushed to death by a truck opposite One Hyde Park on Monday 31st October 2016

      Banish HGVs

      Matthew Steeples suggests HGV trucks should not be allowed on London’s roads during the hours of daylight   Trucks are undoubtedly necessary to transport goods in London but ...   Continue reading

    • Trump and Branson – Self-described ‘entrepreneur’ Sir Richard Branson sticks his oar in with regard to the US elections and Donald Trump; we say he’s just as ghastly

      Trumping Branson

      Self-described ‘entrepreneur’ Sir Richard Branson sticks his oar in with regard to the US elections and Donald Trump; we say he’s just as ghastly   Anyone sane loathes a ...   Continue reading

    • Going for Gold – Man of his word Zac Goldsmith steps down as a Member of Parliament over the decision to build an additional runway at Heathrow Airport – 25th October 2016 – Britain actually needs expansion at Stansted and Gatwick and HS2 and Crossrail

      Going for Gold

      Matthew Steeples suggests though Zac Goldsmith MP proved himself a man of his word in standing down over the Heathrow decision, modern Britain actually needs yet more infrastructur ...   Continue reading

    • The Etiquette of Brexit – Matthew Steeples shares a lesson about post-Brexit etiquette

      The Etiquette of Brexit

      Matthew Steeples shares a lesson about post-Brexit etiquette   This weekend I’ve encountered the worst of post-Brexit behaviour on both social media and in reality and it ha ...   Continue reading

    • A Parson’s Moat – Chailey Moat, Chailey Green, East Sussex, United Kingdom, BN8 4DA – £5 million ($6.3 million or €5.9 million or درهم‎‎23.2 million)

      A Parson’s Moat

      East Sussex country house for sale; it comes complete with an enormous rectangular moat allegedly dug by an eccentric parson in the 1700s   One generally associates moats with ...   Continue reading

    • Exciting a Royal – 1965 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 4.2-litre FHC – Vintage & Prestige Classic Cars – £245,000 ($309,000 or €288,000 or درهم‎‎1.1 million) – First owned by His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent

      Exciting a Royal

      Jaguar E-Type originally owned by Prince Michael of Kent for sale   A 1965 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 4.2-litre FHC originally owned by His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent i ...   Continue reading

    • Living on a Prayer – The Old Chapel, Chapel Hill, Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 2LA – For sale through Hamptons for £600,000

      Living on a Prayer

      Converted Methodist chapel in Wiltshire for sale   Currently used as a “highly successful” holiday let, The Old Chapel at Lacock, near Chippenham in Wiltshire is for sale ...   Continue reading

    • Reducing a Kennedy – 3017 N St NW, Washington, DC 20007 – Reduced from £7.677 million ($9.750 million or €9.109 million or درهم‎‎35.811 million) to £7.075 million ($8.995 million or €8.403 million or درهم‎‎33.038 million) – Home of Jacqueline Kennedy in 1964

      Reducing a Kennedy

      Former home of Jacqueline Kennedy in Georgetown, Washington reduced in price by £600,000; she lived there in 1964 before moving to Manhattan   Reduced from £7.677 million ($ ...   Continue reading

    • Reader Offer – 20% Discount at Pickett – 20% discount at luxury goods retailer Pickett this Christmas

      Reader Offer – 20% Discount at Pickett

      20% discount at luxury goods retailer Pickett this Christmas   Readers of The Steeple Times can get 20% discount off full-priced items at luxury good retailer Pickett until 24 ...   Continue reading

    • An Eclectic Manor – Harpsden Court, Harpsden, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 4AX – For sale through Savills for £10 million ($12.7 million or €11.9 million or درهم46.7‎‎ million) – Film location for The Great Fire, A Harlot’s Progress, The Invisible Woman, Jude, The Manhood of Edward Robinson, Miss Marple, Midsomer Murders, Molly Moon, Parade’s End, Quantum of Solace and The Woman in Black – Laurie and Barbara Gerrard

      A £10m Doer-Upper

      Oxfordshire country house that has appeared in many films for sale for £10 million in spite of needing some renovation   Launched to the market in June for £10 million ($12. ...   Continue reading

    • Boxing above its weight? Ex Sir Henry Cooper OBE 1973 Ferrari 365 GT4 2+2 for sale for 126% more than it sold for in 2015 – Coys ‘True Greats’ sale, London, Monday 5th December 2016 – £55,000 to £70,000 ($69,500 to $88,500 or €65,300 to €83,100 or درهم‎‎255,400 to درهم‎‎325,100)

      Boxing Above Its Weight?

      Will a Ferrari once owned by Sir Henry Cooper achieve 126% more than it did a year ago?   Last November, Silverstone Auctions sold a 1973 Ferrari 365 GT4 2+2 that was at one t ...   Continue reading

    • A Tremendous Triangle – Iconic modernist house at 160 Mill Road, New Canaan, Fairfield County, Connecticut, CT 06840, USA – Sixth of the Harvard Five architect John Black Lee (1924 – 2016) – The Triangle House – Originally priced at £1.2 million ($1.5 million or €1.4 million or درهم‎‎5.5 million) and has now been reduced by 60% to just £471,000 ($750,000 or €658,000 or درهم‎‎2.8 million)

      A Tremendous Triangle

      Iconic modernist house in Connecticut by renowned architect John Black Lee reduced in price by 60%   Award winning architect John Black Lee (1924 – 2016) was born in Chicago ...   Continue reading

    • Larging an Auction – RM Sotheby’s Duemila Ruote sale, 25th to 27th November 2016 – Europe’s largest auto-themed, single owner collection sale achieves £43.7 million in total sales

      Larging an Auction

      Europe’s largest auto-themed, single owner collection sale achieves £43.7 million in total sales   The largest auto-themed collection sale ever staged in Europe concluded t ...   Continue reading

    • Sugar & Elton – 1957 Bentley Continental S1 sports saloon by H. J. Mulliner that has been owned by both Sir Elton John and Lord Sugar for sale for a 243% higher sum than it achieved in 2007 – £495,000 ($618,000 or €583,000 or درهم‎‎2.3 million) through The Chelsea Workshop

      Sugaring a Price

      1957 Bentley S1 Continental sports saloon that has been owned by both Sir Elton John and Lord Sugar for sale for a 243% higher sum than it achieved in 2007   Owned by the temp ...   Continue reading

    • A Catty Catastrophe – Feline-like Bride of Wildenstein Jocelyn Wildenstein and couturier Lloyd Klein – Fight at Trump World Tower, Wednesday 7th December 2016 - Delony assault charges in the second degree – She is accused of inflicting injuries with a weapon

      A Catty Catastrophe

      ‘Bride of Wildenstein’ got her claws out in New York; her boyfriend learns a lesson about playing with cats   Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes once remarked: “Those wh ...   Continue reading

    • Old and New – Sloanes – New series contrasting the ‘old’ and the ‘new’ begins with Sloane Rangers

      Old and New – Sloanes

      New series contrasting the ‘old’ and the ‘new’ begins with Sloane Rangers   Back in the late 1970s and early 1980s, Lady Diana Spencer used to drink at The Admiral Cod ...   Continue reading

    • The Spirit of the Daredevil – New York’s tallest building climber, teenager Justin Casquejo

      Video of the Week – The Spirit of the Daredevil

      Video of teenager climbing New York’s tallest landmarks is a must watch   Justin Casquejo is a teenager who is utterly fearless. The 18-year old from Weehawken, New Jersey w ...   Continue reading

    • Degenerates and Dr Nastro – Party crashers in London including David Pun

      Degenerates and Dr Nastro

      Matthew Steeples alerts event hosts in London to Dr Nastro, Ian Thomas and their merry gang of party crashing cohorts   Last Wednesday, in London, around twenty gatecrashers a ...   Continue reading

    • Smashing a “Star” – YouTube “star” Coby Persin has his ridiculous gold wrapped BMW smashed with a baseball bat during a photo shoot in New York whilst blocking traffic, 27th November 2016

      Smashing a “Star”

      YouTube “star” has his ridiculous gold wrapped BMW smashed with a baseball bat during a photo shoot in New York whilst blocking traffic   Though he has 2.7 million subscri ...   Continue reading

    • Wally of the Week – Joe Corré burns £5 million of memorabilia at Albert Bridge, Chelsea, London on 26th November 2016

      Wally of the Week – Joe Corré

      Vivienne Westwood’s son pathetically burns £5 million of memorabilia as a protest; he should have given it to charity   Fans rightly reacted angrily when Dame Vivienne West ...   Continue reading

    • Overheard – 23rd November 2016

      Overheard – 23rd November

      Clangers overheard and snippets spotted by readers of ‘The Steeple Times’   Missing the Phoenixes In Pret South Kensington, several parents sat chatting whilst their noisy ...   Continue reading

    • Winter Wonderland 2016 Hyde Park London

      The Wonders of Winter Wonderland

      Matthew Steeples visits the tenth annual Winter Wonderland in London’s Hyde Park (along with several desperate-to-still-be-famous one-time ‘celebrities’)   Last night in ...   Continue reading

    • Overheard – 16th November 2016

      Overheard – 16th November

      Clangers overheard and snippets spotted by readers of ‘The Steeple Times’   Defining an Aston In Cecconi’s in Mayfair, a group of salesmen convened to discuss sales figu ...   Continue reading

    • Stoving Brainboxes – Eva Harold and Brexit Brainbox

      Stoving Brainboxes

      Grabbing granny Eva Harold takes a tumble and rants about being suspended from social media at a party whilst elsewhere in Chelsea the ‘Brexit Brainbox’ got barred   On Th ...   Continue reading

    • Reviewing Romulo – Romulo Café, 343 Kensington High Street, London, W8 6NW. Telephone: +44 (0) 20 3141 6390 – Filipino cuisine

      Reviewing Romulo

      Matthew Steeples reviews Romulo Café in Kensington; it serves the finest Filipino cuisine and is well worth trying   Romulo Café bills itself as providing “a taste of the ...   Continue reading

    • Raising the Roof to Romulo – Romulo Café, 343 Kensington High Street, London, W8 6NW. Telephone: +44 (0) 20 3141 6390 – Party hosted by Matthew Steeples and Rowena Romulo, 23rd November 2016 – The Philippine Ambassador to the United Kingdom H.E. Evan P. Garcia and the country’s Commercial Attaché and Director A. M. Kristine Umali put in an appearance and other distinguished guests included Anthony Abrahams, Leke Adebayo, Mark Agate, Stephen Annett, Lucas Bitencourt, Brian Blick, Basia and Richard Briggs, Julian Byzantine, Mark Captain, Michael Clark, Jacina Coyne, Millie Dean, Heimir Helgason, David Hencke, Saint Hill, Iqbal Latif, Mr and Mrs Alan Millinder, Alexandra Naylor, Angelique Neumann, Oliver Newton, Simon Ogilvie-Harris, Su-Lin Ong, Alexis Parr, Tarik Remila, Claire Rubinstein, Alyssa Sherman, Alexandra and Mark Sykes, Roger Townsend and Lady Jane Duncombe Townsend, John Wellington, Mr and Mrs Bill Wiggins and Paul Wooley.

      Returning to Romulo

      More pictures from Matthew Steeples and Rowena Romulo’s party at Romulo Café   Today, we share a further selection of images from the party Matthew Steeples of The Steeple ...   Continue reading

    • Raising the Roof to Romulo – Romulo Café, 343 Kensington High Street, London, W8 6NW. Telephone: +44 (0) 20 3141 6390 – Party hosted by Matthew Steeples and Rowena Romulo, 23rd November 2016 – The Philippine Ambassador to the United Kingdom H.E. Evan P. Garcia and the country’s Commercial Attaché and Director A. M. Kristine Umali put in an appearance and other distinguished guests included Anthony Abrahams, Leke Adebayo, Stephen Annett, Lucas Bitencourt, Brian Blick, Basia and Richard Briggs, Julian Byzantine, Mark Captain, Michael Clark, Jacina Coyne, Millie Dean, Heimir Helgason, David Hencke, Saint Hill, Iqbal Latif, Mr and Mrs Alan Millinder, Alexandra Naylor, Angelique Neumann, Oliver Newton, Simon Ogilvie-Harris, Su-Lin Ong, Alexis Parr, Tarik Remila, Claire Rubinstein, Alyssa Sherman, Alexandra and Mark Sykes, Roger Townsend and Lady Jane Duncombe Townsend, John Wellington, Mr and Mrs Bill Wiggins and Paul Wooley.

      Raising the Roof to Romulo

      An evening of cocktails and fine Filipino food at Romulo Café   On 23rd November in London, Matthew Steeples of The Steeple Times co-hosted a party with financier turned rest ...   Continue reading

    • Back to the ‘70’s – La Brasserie, 272 Brompton Road, London, SW3 2AW – 1970s menu – 21st November 2016

      Back to the ‘70’s

      Chelsea institution La Brasserie was packed out for its 1970s prices birthday party   At La Brasserie on Monday, a great time was had by all at both lunch and dinner and the p ...   Continue reading

    • Ridiculing Riemenschneider – Chef Michael Riemenschneider

      Ridiculing Riemenschneider

      Lothario chef Michael Riemenschneider mocked on Twitter in addition to being taken to court by his investor and ex-lover   The Steeple Times reviewed a restaurant named ‘Can ...   Continue reading

    • Franco Becci – What’s on your mantelpiece? – The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant

      Franco Becci – What’s on your mantelpiece?

      A 20-question interview with new manager of The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant in Knightsbridge, London Franco Becci   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your ...   Continue reading

    • All Hail Albert’s – Albert’s, 92b Old Brompton Road, London, SW7 3LQ – Albertopolis – Member’s club

      All Hail Albert’s

      Matthew Steeples visits the modern day reinterpretation of what Annabel’s originally was, Albert’s in South Kensington   Named after Albert, Prince Consort (1819 – 1861) ...   Continue reading

    • London’s cheapest meal – The Steeple Times reader offer – Monday 21st November 2016 – La Brasserie, 272 Brompton Road, London, SW3 2AW – 1972 prices for one day only

      Reader Offer – London’s cheapest meal

      For one day only La Brasserie will offer food at 1972 prices in November   Forty-four years ago in 1972, La Brasserie in Chelsea, London opened its doors for the first time. O ...   Continue reading

    • Overheard – 26th October

      Overheard – 26th October

      Clangers overheard and snippets spotted by readers of ‘The Steeple Times’   Begging a feast In Gloucester Road, a beggar was overheard talking to an American old lady. He ...   Continue reading

    • Picture of the Week – Tailgating Par Excellence – 96th Far Hills Running Race Meeting in New Jersey – Guest of a Guest

      Picture of the Week – Tailgating Par Excellence

      An image of quite possibly the best tailgate bar ever (and two images of the consequential behaviour)   On Monday, Guest of a Guest featured what could quite possibly be the f ...   Continue reading

    • Kind Hearts and Boxlock Ejectors – William Evans 12-bore commissioned by Sir Alec Guinness in 1959 to be auctioned on 8th December 2016 by Holts Auctioneers in London – estimate of £3,000 to £5,000 ($3,800 to $6,400 or €3,600 to €6,000 or درهم‎‎14,000 to درهم23,400‎‎)

      Kind Hearts and Box Ejectors

      William Evans 12-bore commissioned by Sir Alec Guinness in 1959 to be auctioned; it cost just £95 new   Sir Alec Guinness (1914 – 2000) was undoubtedly one of Britain’s f ...   Continue reading

    • the-vileness-of-the-trumps-fi

      The Vileness of The Trumps

      The word “vile” truly suits the vile Trump family   On Sunday, I came under attack for describing the Trump family as “vile”. I was told I should be “ashamed of [mys ...   Continue reading

    • Ronaldo’s Ride – 2008 Bentley Continental GT Speed formerly owned by footballer Cristiano Ronaldo to be auctioned – Silverstone Classics NEC Classic Motor Show Sale on 12th and 13th November 2016 – £50,000 to £60,000 ($63,200 to $75,800, €58,100 to €69,500, درهم‎‎,232,000 to درهم‎‎,279,000)

      Ronaldo’s Ride

      Bentley originally owned by footballer Cristiano Ronaldo to be auctioned   In September 2008, the “world’s best footballer” Cristiano Ronaldo purchased a sapphire blue w ...   Continue reading

    • Orvis’ Dog Festival – Laura Bott reports on Orvis hosting a dog friendly event at their Lower Regent Street store in London – Photographs by Ashley Timms Photography

      Orvis’ Dog Festival

      Laura Bott reports on Orvis hosting a dog friendly event at their Lower Regent Street store in London   On 14th September, the Orvis flagship store in London rolled out the gr ...   Continue reading

    • Video of the Week – Wedding Dogs – Sir Benjamin Slade’s Maunsel House films a promotional YouTube video featuring a dog driving a Bentley

      Video of the Week – Wedding Dogs

      Sir Benjamin Slade films a promotional video for his wedding venue; it features a terrier driving his Bentley   Maunsel House is a wedding venue in Somerset. It is owned by th ...   Continue reading

    • Gone fishin’ – 1931 Ford Model A DeLuxe coupé with custom-built house trailer – £77,000 to £116,000 ($100,000 to $150,000 or €89,000 to €133,000) – RM Sotheby’s

      Gone fishin’

      The ultimate fisherman’s toy is headed to auction   Fisherman’s widows everywhere look away: The ultimate vehicle for pescophiles is headed to auction at RM Sotheby’s fo ...   Continue reading

    • Company Sport – Tulchan Sporting Estates Limited, Grantown-on-Spey, Morayshire, Scotland, PH26 3PW – Davis & Bowring – £25 million ($32.4 million or €28.9 million)

      Company Sport

      Company owning 21,000 Scottish sporting estate placed for sale for £25 million; the process of sale supposedly will also minimise taxation liability   Featuring 21,768 acres ...   Continue reading

    • Shoot and Stay – Kelly Double of Zambuni chooses options to shoot and stay close to London – The Oxford Gun Company and The Pheasant – Lady’s Wood and King’s Arms – The Royal Berkshire Shooting School and The Yew Tree – Bisley and The Inn at West End

      Shoot and Stay

      Kelly Double suggests where to learn to shoot and where to stay within easy reach of London   There’s seldom a diversion from city life as effective as a session of clay sho ...   Continue reading

    • Fishing in Devon – Kelly Double on fishing in Devon at Highbullen Hotel and casting lessons in London with Orvis

      Fishing in Devon

      New contributor Kelly Double extols the virtues of fly fishing and Devon and introduces free fly casting lessons in London   North Devon and Exmoor is one of the best places i ...   Continue reading

    • Racing on – Whitcombe Monymusk Racing Stables & Stud, Whitcombe, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8NY – Savills – For sale for £4.75 million – Liz Nelson MBE

      Racing on

      Dorset racing stables and stud for sale   Horse racing fans with £4.75 million ($6.26 million or €5.64 million) to spare could do worse than buy Whitcombe Monymusk Racing S ...   Continue reading

    • Sexing up Brexit – Defrocked priest Neil Horan appears outside the Supreme Court dancing a jig without any trousers; he believes Nigel Farage was “sent by Christ”

      Sexing up Brexit

      Defrocked priest appears outside the Supreme Court dancing a jig without any trousers; he believes Nigel Farage was “sent by Christ”   This week, as the Supreme Court deba ...   Continue reading

    • Animals and Animals – Social media has given a gang of angry old men a voice that is truly repugnant; weirdly they’re united by a love of animals

      Animals and Animals

      Social media has given a gang of angry old men a voice that is truly repugnant; weirdly they’re united by their adoration of cats and dogs   Hitler loved animals. He didn’ ...   Continue reading

    • The Business of Blair – Tony Blair ditches business and also denies a return to public office

      The Business of Blair

      Tony Blair ditches business and also denies a return to public office   For weeks, the mainstream media have claimed Tony Blair is preparing to return to public office to save ...   Continue reading

    • SM:)E – Dying BBC Radio 4 ‘The Archers’ star Sara Coward urges people to smile and “try to make the world a better place”

      SM:)E

      Dying ‘The Archers’ star Sara Coward urges people to smile and “try to make the world a better place”   With all the doom and gloom we have in our world currently and ...   Continue reading

    • Banishing Brexit – Defeat of Zac Goldsmith in Richmond signals the 48%’s fight back is making headway – Victory for Sarah Olney

      Banishing Brexit

      Defeat of Zac Goldsmith in Richmond signals the 48%’s fight back is making headway   Some would have you believe that yesterday’s by-election in Richmond was all about Zac ...   Continue reading

    • Going by God – After claiming she’s lead by God over Brexit, Theresa May bizarrely gets the backing of Kate Bush

      Going by God

      After claiming she’s lead by God over Brexit, Theresa May bizarrely gets the backing of Kate Bush   On Sunday, Theresa May told The Sunday Times Magazine that her Christian ...   Continue reading

    • A Reminder of What Is To Come – Donald Trump on ‘Saturday Night Live’ back in 2015 needs to be viewed again; this is an especially scary indicator of what is yet to come

      A Reminder of What Is To Come

      Donald Trump on ‘Saturday Night Live’ back in 2015 needs to be viewed again; it might be comedy but now it looks like an especially scary indicator of what is yet to come   ...   Continue reading

    • Trump Flies – Donald Trump continues to wear his ridiculous ‘Make America Great Again’ baseball cap and continues to show extremism on Twitter

      Trump Flies

      Donald Trump continues to wear his ridiculous ‘Make America Great Again’ baseball cap, admits his victory was “fraudulent” and continues to show extremism on Twitter   ...   Continue reading

    • Trumping Christmas – Donald Trump Christmas red cap bauble

      Trumping Christmas

      President-elect Donald Trump stoops to flogging Christmas tat   Everyone gets given Christmas gifts they don’t like by, amongst others, well meaning grannies and aunts with ...   Continue reading

    • We’re All Immigrants – Peter Hine suggests: “We are a multi-national country, get used to it”

      We’re All Immigrants

      Jack Hine suggests: “We are a multi-national country, get used to it”   We are all immigrants: The original inhabitants of ‘England’ are long gone and distributed thro ...   Continue reading

    BRAINSTORM

    The comings and goings of the entrepreneurial classes

    THE WIRE

    Science, technology and gadgets

    • Thatcher’s Jaguar – Ex-Baroness Thatcher 2006 Jaguar XJ8 armoured saloon – Margaret Thatcher – Christie’s South Kensington Out of the Ordinary sale – 14th September 2016 – Also used by David Cameron

      Thatcher’s Jag

      Armoured Jaguar that served as Margaret Thatcher’s last car – and which was also used by David Cameron – sells at auction   Offered with an estimate of £15,000 to £20, ...   Continue reading

    • Bonded by Broccoli – 2008 Aston Martin DBS owned originally by James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli OBE – Graeme Hunt seek £175,000 ($232,000 or €206,000)

      Bonded by Broccoli

      Aston Martin built to personal specification of James Bond film series producer Barbara Broccoli for sale   The Aston Martin brand will forever be associated with James Bond a ...   Continue reading

    • Batmobile FI

      The #1 Batmobile

      First Batmobile for sale for £3.2 million ...   Continue reading

    • Ejector FI

      Ejector seat? You must be joking

      The sale of a gadget laden James Bond-mobile   “I never joke about my work” stated Q when James Bond enquires about the ejector seat in his new Aston Martin DB5 in Goldfin ...   Continue reading

    • Bond Base FI

      Bond’s base

      A home suitable for James Bond   The latest James Bond film Skyfall is the talk of the town and it’s received many a rave review. The fictional James Bond allegedly lived in ...   Continue reading