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    You Can Say That If You Like – Flat D, 36 Eaton Square, Belgravia, London, SW1W 9DH – For sale for £7.95 million ($9.90 million, €9.38 million or درهم36.38 million) through Knight Frank – Home of brewery baron and politician The Rt. Hon. George Younger, 1st Viscount Younger of Leckie (1851 – 1929) and royal confidante and aristocrat Ruth Roche, The Rt. Hon. The Lady Fermoy, DCVO, OBE (1908 – 1993)

    You Can Say That If You Like

    Belgravia apartment in building where Diana, Princess of Wales’ maternal grandmother lived, plotted and died for sale for a sum 165% higher than it sold for in 2003   The residence of brewery baron and Unionist politician The Rt. Hon. George Younger, 1st Viscount Younger of Leckie (1851 – 1 ...   Continue reading

  • Headline News

    Wally of the Week – Rachel Veazey

    Wally of the Week – Rachel Veazey

    Woman whose boycott of TJ Maxx in support of the Trump family lasted all of thirty seconds is truly a pointless fool   Rachel Veazey, a woman whose Facebook page is filled wit ...   Continue reading

    A Charitable Crib – 11 13 West 10th Street, Greenwich Village, New York, NY 10011 – For sale through Brown Harris Stevens for £47.7 million ($59.5 million, €56.3 million or درهم218.5 million) – Home of Bear Stearns banker Warren J. Spector and his late wife actress Margaret Whitton (1949 – 2016)

    A Charitable Crib

    Ex-Bear Stearns banker places £47.7 million New York mansion for sale at a sum 1,123% higher than its 1996 sale price – all profits from the sale to go to charity   A third ...   Continue reading

    Crown Prosecution Service ineptitude

    Crown Chaos

    Matthew Steeples highlights the incompetence of the CPS after witnessing a trial for an assault on his person fail due to their ineptitude and inability to file the correct paperwo ...   Continue reading

    • Crown Prosecution Service ineptitude

      Crown Chaos

      Matthew Steeples highlights the incompetence of the CPS after witnessing a trial for an assault on his person fail due to their ineptitude and inability to file the correct paperwo ...   Continue reading

    • Move Over Milo – As the book deal done by Milo Yiannopoulos is cancelled after he defends paedophilia, this rabid alt-right nut is also banished by The American Conservative Union and faces demands to be sacked by fellow employees at Breitbart

      Move Over Milo

      As Milo Yiannopoulos’ book deal is cancelled after he defends paedophilia, this rabid alt-right nut is also banished by The American Conservative Union and faces demands to be sa ...   Continue reading

    • The Demise of Donald – Donald Trump’s 75-minute outburst proves once and for all that he’s utterly off his rocker; may his demise please come quickly

      The Demise of Donald

      Donald Trump’s 75-minute outburst proves once and for all that he’s utterly off his rocker; may his demise please come quickly   Donald Trump and the press are living in t ...   Continue reading

    • Rooting Out Rupert – Rupert James Facebook posts – Kaffir – Bigotry and racism – Gina Miller – Matthew Steeples

      Rooting Out Rupert

      Matthew Steeples highlights an especially unpleasant individual – Meet Rupert James, a ‘man’ with a hatred for Gina Miller and what he calls ‘Kaffir Boys’   Aside fr ...   Continue reading

    • Gerry and Kate McCann

      Minding the McCanns

      With their libel claim appeal failed ‘missing’ Madeleine McCann’s parents need to scale back and stop blaming others   £12 million of public money has been allocated to ...   Continue reading

    • Surpeme Court Gina Miller

      Supreme Mrs Miller

      Gina Miller’s victory is a victory for democracy and decency   This morning the Supreme Court rejected the government’s challenge to the Brexit legal case brought by the c ...   Continue reading

    • Robert Harris

      Hero of the Hour – Robert Harris

      Matthew Steeples suggests Robert Harris is right to point out how Britain has changed and changed for the worse   The novelist Robert Harris was attacked this morning by the D ...   Continue reading

    • The Dark Days – 2017 brings a return to the “dark days of the 1930s”; be worried, be very worried

      The Dark Days

      2017 brings a return to the “dark days of the 1930s”; be worried, be very worried   At Christmas, Prince Charles suggested we were in a worrying era akin to the 1930s and ...   Continue reading

    • Save The Free Press – The Sunday Times’ Sarah Baxter tells the British public they have two days to save press freedom whilst Meryl Streep urges the press to take on Donald Trump in America

      Save The Free Press

      The Sunday Times’ Sarah Baxter tells the British public they have two days to save press freedom whilst Meryl Streep urges the press to take on Donald Trump in America   The ...   Continue reading

    • Sir Ivan Rogers

      A Curate’s Egg of an Ambassador

      EU ambassador Sir Ivan Rogers’ resignation is rather like a curate’s egg; he shouldn’t have handled his departure as he did but the result might actually be rather for the po ...   Continue reading

    • You Can Say That If You Like – Flat D, 36 Eaton Square, Belgravia, London, SW1W 9DH – For sale for £7.95 million ($9.90 million, €9.38 million or درهم36.38 million) through Knight Frank – Home of brewery baron and politician The Rt. Hon. George Younger, 1st Viscount Younger of Leckie (1851 – 1929) and royal confidante and aristocrat Ruth Roche, The Rt. Hon. The Lady Fermoy, DCVO, OBE (1908 – 1993)

      You Can Say That If You Like

      Belgravia apartment in building where Diana, Princess of Wales’ maternal grandmother lived, plotted and died for sale for a sum 165% higher than it sold for in 2003   The re ...   Continue reading

    • A Charitable Crib – 11 13 West 10th Street, Greenwich Village, New York, NY 10011 – For sale through Brown Harris Stevens for £47.7 million ($59.5 million, €56.3 million or درهم218.5 million) – Home of Bear Stearns banker Warren J. Spector and his late wife actress Margaret Whitton (1949 – 2016)

      A Charitable Crib

      Ex-Bear Stearns banker places £47.7 million New York mansion for sale at a sum 1,123% higher than its 1996 sale price – all profits from the sale to go to charity   A third ...   Continue reading

    • A £5m Fixer Upper – Unmodernised third floor flat in Eaton Place, Belgravia, London, SW1X – £4.95 million ($6.16 million, €5.84 million or درهم22.64 million) through Knight Frank – Roy Brooks Brothel in Pimlico

      A £5m Fixer Upper

      Belgravia flat offered for £4.95 million in spite of featuring collapsed ceilings, ripped out light fittings and holes in the walls   Before putting a property on the market ...   Continue reading

    • Take Me To The Gold Park – Opus, 1175 Hillcrest Road, Trousdale Estates, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, CA 90210 – £80 million ($100 million, €95 million or درهم367 million) – Designed by Nile Niami

      Take Me To The Gold Park

      Outrageously over-the-top Beverly Hills pad complete with gold accessories galore goes on sale for £80 million; buyers will get a gold Lamborghini, a gold Rolls-Royce and 170 gold ...   Continue reading

    • Fifty Shades of St John – Auction of contents of homes of the late The Rt. Hon. The Lord St John-Stevas of Fawsley, PC, FRSL (1929 – 2012) and his partner Adrian Stanford at Christie’s South Kensington, 22nd February 2017

      Fifty Shades of St John

      Christie’s to auction the contents of the homes of the gloriously bonkers late Lord St John of Fawlsey and his late partner this Wednesday   The Rt. Hon. The Lord St John-St ...   Continue reading

    • The Car & The Star

      1977 Rolls-Royce Camargue originally owned by Sammy Davis Jr. to be auctioned   Thrice married, father of four Sammy Davis Jr. (1925 – 1990) led an exotic and varied life. B ...   Continue reading

    • Trump Gold – Gaudy apartment #47BC, Trump International Hotel and Tower, One Central Park West, 15 Columbus Circle, Upper West Side, New York, NY 10023 – £27.6 million ($34.5 million, €32.4 million or درهم126.7 million) through Knight Frank – Reduced from £32 million ($40 million, €37.6 million or درهم146.9 million)

      Trump Gold

      Horrific £27.6 million apartment in Trump International Tower is struggling to sell; in this case its not the links to the POTUS that is the cause, it’s simply revoltingly decor ...   Continue reading

    • Chocolate Box Perfection – The Old Cottage, Ogbourne St. Andrew, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 1SB – For sale with Hamptons International for £630,000 ($786,000, €743,000 or درهم2.9 million)

      Chocolate Box Perfection

      Quaint medieval thatched cottage for sale; it is one of the oldest in Wiltshire   One of the oldest building structures in Wiltshire, The Old Cottage at Ogbourne St. Andrew, d ...   Continue reading

    • The Old Court House, Castle Ditch, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales, LL55 2AY – £525,000 ($657,000, €620,000 or درهم2.4 million) – Reduced from £650,000 ($814,000, €768,000 or درهم3 million) through Beresford Adams

      Courting Controversy

      Grade I listed former court house reduced in price by 20% after owner is targeted by anti-English militants   Anglophobia is well known to be rife in certain parts of Wales an ...   Continue reading

    • Mind Your Manor – The Manor House, Cholderton, Salibsury, Wiltshire, SP4 0DW – £3.85 million ($4.8 million, €4.5 million or درهم17.7 million)

      Mind Your Manor

      Quintessential English manor house for sale   A typical English manor house has been placed on the market for £3.85 million ($4.8 million, €4.5 million or درهم17.7 mill ...   Continue reading

    • Wally of the Week – Rachel Veazey

      Wally of the Week – Rachel Veazey

      Woman whose boycott of TJ Maxx in support of the Trump family lasted all of thirty seconds is truly a pointless fool   Rachel Veazey, a woman whose Facebook page is filled wit ...   Continue reading

    • Jog On Jenner – Hypocrite Caitlyn Jenner – Friend of Donald Trump

      Jog On Jenner

      Caitlyn Jenner proves herself to be truly hypocritical; it is time this self-publicist were simply ignored   Caitlyn Jenner is a person with nothing else on her agenda other t ...   Continue reading

    • Soggy Sofas, Maddening Mirrors and Civic Vacuum Cleaners – Examples of the worst kind of ‘Angry People in Local Newspapers’ and the most irrelevant of stories – Glenn and Gwen Harper of Horden, County Durham

      Soggy Sofas, Maddening Mirrors and Civic Vacuum Cleaners

      Examples of the worst kind of ‘Angry People in Local Newspapers’ and the most irrelevant of stories   On Saturday, Glenn and Gwen Harper of Horden, County Durham shared th ...   Continue reading

    • Dawn Ward and Leanne Brown

      Warring Ward

      Champagne swiller Dawn Ward “at war” with one-time friend and fellow WAG and cast member of ‘The Real Housewives of Cheshire’ Leanne Brown   Yesterday, The Sun on Sund ...   Continue reading

    • Philip Fowles and Anna Soubry

      Moron of the Moment – Reverend Philip Fowles

      Foul-mouthed Anglican cleric Philip Fowles should be truly ashamed of himself   Men of the church are generally thought of as polite, kind and sympathetic but in the Reverend ...   Continue reading

    • Sir Nicholas and Lady Winterton

      The Whinging Wintertons

      Former MPs Sir Nicolas Winterton and his wife Ann are not worthy of a glowing set of memoirs – Instead, this pair of ghastly grabbers deserve all the criticism ever thrown at the ...   Continue reading

    • Ghastly

      Getting Ghastly

      Society bible ‘Tatler’ is wrong to take issue with the word “ghastly”   Joanna Lumley once described the phrase “quality time” as “ghastly” and she was right. ...   Continue reading

    • Wally of the Week – Sarah Vine – Backstabber Michael Gove’s wife’s attack on Gina Miller confirms her for what she truly is – Sarah Vine is nothing but an OKA loving wally

      Wally of the Week – Sarah Vine

      Backstabber Michael Gove’s wife’s attack on Gina Miller confirms her for what she truly is – Sarah Vine is nothing but an OKA loving wally   In this morning’s Daily Ma ...   Continue reading

    • Trumping Wildenstein – Home of Bride of Wildenstein Jocelyn Wildenstein for sale after her fight with ex-boyfriend Lloyd Klein – Apartment 51ADE, 845 United Nations Plaza #37-B, Turtle Bay, New York, NY 10017, United States of America – For sale for £10.36 million ($12.95 million, €12.08 million or درهم47.56 million) through Douglas Elliman

      Trumping Wildenstein

      ‘Catwoman’ Jocelyn Wildenstein puts her Trump World Tower apartment on the market after recent court appearance for “clawing” her boyfriend’s face   “No showings b ...   Continue reading

    • Mariella Frostrup

      Mind Your Mariella

      Mariella Frostup heartlessly berates a woman married to an alcoholic   Mariella Frostrup was described as having “the sexiest female voice on TV” in 2008. She was born in ...   Continue reading

    • A Wholesome House – Chownes Mead, Chownes Mead Lane, Cuckfield, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 4BS – For sale with Savills for £5.75 million ($7.17 million, €6.77 million or درهم26.33 million) – The Rt. Hon. The Lord Woolton CH, PC (1883 – 1964) – Kleinwort banking family

      A Wholesome House

      One-time West Sussex home of Lord Woolton, the man credited with “keeping the nation fed” during World War II, is for sale; it also belonged to the Kleinwort banking family and ...   Continue reading

    • Overheard – 15th February 2017

      Overheard – 15th February

      Clangers overheard and snippets spotted by readers of ‘The Steeple Times’   Fridge cold love In The Antelope pub on Eaton Terrace in SW1, two plain clothed policemen sat l ...   Continue reading

    • Rumblings in Pont Street – Salmontini closes down, Nuno Goncalves opens 1 Pont Street House – Pont Street at Belgraves London by Sophie Michell closes down, The Hari London opens Il Pampero – Restaurant openings, restaurant closings

      Rumblings in Pont Street

      Scene of a Dawn Ward shoving match Salmontini closes to makes way for a new restaurant by chef Nuno Goncalves; next door, hotel The Hari replaces its Pont Street restaurant too &nb ...   Continue reading

    • Steven Berkoff - Eat Dollink An invitation to attend a screening of Steven Berkoff’s first documentary; an “idiosyncratic tribute to his favourite Jewish deli”

      Eat Dollink

      An invitation to attend a screening of Steven Berkoff’s first documentary; an “idiosyncratic tribute to his favourite Jewish deli”   For one night only on Tuesday 24th J ...   Continue reading

    • Gatsby & Lauren – Ralph Lauren opens his first bar-restaurant in London; it’ll sure be a hit with the preppy and the preened – Ralph’s Coffee & Bar, Polo Ralph Lauren, 173 Regent Street, London, W1B 4JQ. Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7113 7450.

      Gatsby & Lauren

      Ralph Lauren opens his first bar-restaurant in London; it’ll sure be a hit with the preppy and the preened   Ralph Lauren is a man of exceptional taste. From humble beginnin ...   Continue reading

    • BBC Auntie gin Mother's Ruin Hogarth's Gin Lane

      Auntie’s Hardly Ruined

      BBC executives drink surprisingly little gin, yet the Mail Online make rather a fuss about it   On Saturday, the Mail Online published an article about the BBC spending £115, ...   Continue reading

    • Taking The Michel – Michel Roux Jr. proves himself to be a modern day Scrooge

      Taking The Michel

      Michel Roux Jr. proves himself to be a modern day Scrooge   Michel Roux Jr. plays the jovial giant on television and is lauded by many as a great chef. He’s undoubtedly tale ...   Continue reading

    • Itsu’s Over – Exclusive – Chelsea restaurant Itsu set to close its doors for the final time, Itsu, 118 Walton Street, London, SW3 3AE

      Itsu’s Over

      EXCLUSIVE – Chelsea restaurant Itsu set to close its doors for the final time   Itsu in Walton Street, Chelsea is set to close its doors shortly for the last time shortly du ...   Continue reading

    • Meadowbrook Farms, 4120 Dry Creek Road, Napa, California, CA 94558, United States of America – £11.7 million ($14.9 million or €14 million or درهم‎‎54.7 million) – For sale through Jill Levy of Heritage Sotheby’s International Realty

      Anything but Dry

      Vineyard in Napa, California that previously supplied Opus One and currently supplies Mondavi offered for sale   4120 Dry Creek Road in the Oak Knoll District of Napa, Califor ...   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

    • Cheltenham Festival 2017

      Cheltenham Festival 2017

      Excitement over the 2017 Cheltenham Festival has already begun and punters are already eagerly placing their bets   In 2016, our man ‘The Tout’s’ tip for the coveted Que ...   Continue reading

    • Picture of the Week – Come Fly With Hawks – Saudi royal buys plane tickets so his hawks can fly (first class, of course)

      Picture of the Week – Come Fly With Hawks

      Saudi royal buys plane tickets so his hawks can fly (first class, of course)   Nothing is insurmountable it seems: A Saudi royal, according to a Reddit user named @lensoo, was ...   Continue reading

    • Upping the E – World record price for Jaguar E-Type – 1963 Jaguar E-Type Lightweight Competition sold for £6 million ($7.37 million, €6.94 million or درهم27.27 million) by Bonhams in Scottsdale, Arizona

      Upping the E

      Jaguar E-Type sells for world record price   On Thursday in Scottsdale, Arizona, auctioneers Bonhams achieved a world record when they sold a 1963 Jaguar E-Type Lightweight Co ...   Continue reading

    • Golf in the Garden – Bullpits, Bourton, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 5AX – Country house for sale through Savills complete with 18 hole golf course – £2.85 million ($3.5 million, €3.3 million or درهم12.8 million)

      Golf in the Garden

      Dorset country house for sale complete with an 18-hole golf course in its grounds   A Grade II listed Regency property near Gillingham in Dorset has come up for sale but unlik ...   Continue reading

    • A Boxing Day Treat – The Tout’s tips for The King George 2016

      A Boxing Day Treat

      The Tout’s tips for The King George 2016   Sometimes the leftovers taste better second time around on Boxing Day and this year there is a real treat in store at Kempton Park ...   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

      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

    • Angry White House Staffer

      Angry White House Staffer

      Twitter account that purports to belong to a White House staffer shares information that will both shock and amuse   Created on 27th January 2017, a Twitter account with the h ...   Continue reading

    • P**s Off Piers – Piers Morgan withdraws from presenting an awards ceremony after an online campaign to oust him went viral; next he needs to leave Britain for good

      P**s Off Piers

      Piers Morgan withdraws from presenting an awards ceremony after an online campaign to oust him went viral; next he needs to leave Britain for good   On Sunday, Piers Morgan, u ...   Continue reading

    • Andrea Leadsom Teaspoon

      Taking the Teaspoon

      Environment secretary Andrea Leadsom claims Brexit will bring a better deal for teaspoons   As the British economy looks set to shrink, car prices rise and immigrants run for ...   Continue reading

    • Too To Trump – Donald Trump inauguration poster with typographical error

      Too To Trump

      In spite of having legions of supposedly educated staff, Donald Trump’s official inauguration portrait poster featured a glaringly obvious typo   Donald Trump isn’t known ...   Continue reading

    • Blocking Betsy DeVos

      Blocking Betsy

      Donald Trump begs supporters to help him stop his whack-job, wannabe bear killer education secretary nominee, Betsy DeVos, being blocked   In an email to supporters Saturday, ...   Continue reading

    • Nigel Farage: ‘Man of the Elite’ – Nigel Farage joins the elite and moves to a large period property in Chelsea – 53 Elystan Street, London, SW3 3NY

      Nigel Farage: ‘Man of the Elite’

      Nigel Farage joins the elite and moves to a large period property in Chelsea, London   Until recently Nigel Farage claimed he was the leader of the “people’s army”. He p ...   Continue reading

    • Wally of the Week – Straight Banana Lady

      Wally of the Week – Straight Banana Lady

      Woman who voted for Brexit because she spotted a straight banana in a supermarket becomes a laughing stock   On Thursday night in Wallasey, Merseyside on the BBC’s Question ...   Continue reading

    • The Makeup of May – Theresa May lookalikes and style

      The Makeup of May

      As Theresa May is compared to a Womble, we take a look at some other comparisons that could be made to a woman who believes in “red, white and blue Brexit”   Aside from be ...   Continue reading

    • Donald Trump grabbing

      Dirty Donald

      A truly relevant reason Donald Trump should be denied a state visit to Britain is yet to be shared by the mainstream media   Donald Trump’s vile policies are undoubtedly una ...   Continue reading

    • The Rise of Racism – Paul Nuttall UKIP and Andrew Edge EDL

      The Rise of Racism

      That the new leader of UKIP is prepared to be photographed with a far-right thug is anything but acceptable   Today, the Mail Online featured an image of UKIP’s new leader, ...   Continue reading

    BRAINSTORM

    The comings and goings of the entrepreneurial classes

    THE WIRE

    Science, technology and gadgets

    • The Sky’s the Limit – 1959 Cadillac BROADMOOR Skyview with coachwork by Superior Coach Corp. – £140,000 to £200,000 ($175,000 to $250,000 or €165,000 to €235,000 or درهم640,000 to درهم915,000) – Bonhams Amelia Island Auction on 9th March 2017 at the Fernandina Beach Club – The BROADMOOR Hotel in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado

      The Sky’s the Limit

      Bonhams to offer what they call “the world’s most sought after Cadillac” at auction in Florida; it was originally made for the famed BROADMOOR Hotel resort in El Paso County, ...   Continue reading

    • Down Balling – Daria Radionova – Publicity seeking 24-year old Russian brat with a passion for crystal covered cars tones down

      Down Balling

      Publicity seeking 24-year old Russian brat with a passion for crystal covered cars tones down   In the summer of 2014, a Russian student named Daria Radionova hit the headline ...   Continue reading

    • A Working Rolls – 1959 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud I estate car by H. J. Mulliner and Radford – Orin Smith collection – RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island sale 10th and 11th March 2017

      A Working Rolls

      1959 Rolls-Royce estate car owned by late industrial tycoon Orin Smith to be auctioned; it was bizarrely designed to include beds and a loud air horn to “blast” cattle off the ...   Continue reading

    • The Missile

      “Rakish” 8.0-litre Bentley – known as ‘The Missile’ – for sale; it’s “not one for the faint of heart” but would suit Toad of Toad Hall   New to the market th ...   Continue reading

    • 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

    • The #1 Batmobile

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

    • 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’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