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November 22, 2017

Illuminating the Illuminati

by Matthew Steeples

As ‘The Guardian’ explores the power of the Illuminati, Matthew Steeples argues that the few claiming links to such are nothing but mad, old cranks   This morning, The Guardian’s Martha Gill asked: “What is the Illuminati?” in an article that jokingly suggested Googling such would put one at “great personal risk.”   Referencing the … Continue reading “Illuminating the Illuminati”

November 13, 2017

Foot in Mouth in K&C

by Matthew Steeples

Both Labour and the Tories get it very wrong in Kensington and disgrace themselves with their truly offensive conduct   On Monday, the political blog Guido Fawkes exposed the new Member of Parliament for Kensington, Emma Dent Coad, as having viciously called a black Tory candidate named Shaun Bailey as a “token ghetto boy,” “gobby … Continue reading “Foot in Mouth in K&C”

November 4, 2017

The Distraction Technique

by Matthew Steeples

As JFK’s grandson suggests the “era of distraction” is sadly alive and well in America, Matthew Steeples highlights further examples in Britain   The ‘distraction technique’ is alive and well and being used widely in both Britain and America right now.   Examined by JFK’s grandson Jack Schlossberg in a brilliant article for Time this … Continue reading “The Distraction Technique”

October 31, 2017

The Accolades of Abuse

by Matthew Steeples

Top-drawer politicians again sweep serious incidents of historic abuse under the carpet; focusing on film star abusers instead is not the solution   Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and Theresa May’s thirty-six apparently ropey sex pest MPs are undoubtedly – if all or indeed any of the allegations against them are proven true – repugnant specimens … Continue reading “The Accolades of Abuse”

October 8, 2017

Finding the Fakes

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples reports on the individuals impersonating him and those hacking The Steeple Times website   For the last few months I have been targeted by an individual and his cohorts simply for my involvement in the case of the rightly now jailed racist Viscount St Davids. I shall not name these people here due … Continue reading “Finding the Fakes”

September 1, 2017

#FreeRaif

by Matthew Steeples

The Steeple Times joins those calling for mercy and forgiveness for Raif Badawi   Raif Badawi was put in prison and sentenced to 1,000 lashes simply for setting up a website named Free Saudi Liberals.   Yesterday, the MailOnline featured a video of Badawi being publicly flogged in front of a braying crowd in 2015. … Continue reading “#FreeRaif”

August 28, 2017

Stopping Brexit

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples suggests Labour’s partial U-turn on Brexit is a positive start; they must now go further and oppose it entirely   Whilst Keir Starmer’s decision to announce Labour will support Britain remaining in a customs union with the EU and within the single market during a “time-limited transitional period between our exit from the … Continue reading “Stopping Brexit”

August 23, 2017

Notting Hell Carnival

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples suggests the Notting Hill Carnival is an unnecessary drain on already overstretched resources   Many will suggest I am wrong to say it, but I truly believe the Notting Hill Carnival is something that causes more trouble than it is worth.   With 300 arrests and 190 knives and 18 firearms supposedly recovered … Continue reading “Notting Hell Carnival”

August 21, 2017

Axing Anti-Social Media

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples suggests the director of public prosecutions is right to seek “uplifted” sentences for online abusers but argues she does not go far enough   I have been targeted by online trolls for years. As a writer, I accept I am ‘fair game’ for criticism but when that tips over into the kind of … Continue reading “Axing Anti-Social Media”

August 15, 2017

Grim Grenfell

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples suggests the giant coffin and stain on government that is the Grenfell Tower should be demolished immediately   The giant, grim carbuncle that is Grenfell Tower is a stain on the councillors of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and it should be torn to the ground immediately.   Allowing this monstrous … Continue reading “Grim Grenfell”

July 31, 2017

Public vs. Private

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples suggests respected actor George Clooney and publicity desperado Karen Danczuk provide contrasting examples about the ethics of paparazzi intrusion and media manipulation   Paparazzi intrusion and media manipulation are interlinked hot potatoes that look unlikely to be resolved anytime soon. Two very different examples emerged in recent days of very different behavior by … Continue reading “Public vs. Private”

July 15, 2017

The Troubles of Tony

by Matthew Steeples

Tony Blair speaks for many in his latest essay but he remains the wrong man to take Britain back to the centre; where is the individual to rid of us the ‘Wheat Field Wanderer’ hiding?   Tony Blair increasingly says the right things. He remains, however, wholly unsuitable to be the figure to deliver what … Continue reading “The Troubles of Tony”

July 12, 2017

Viscount Porridge

by Matthew Steeples

Thrice bankrupt bigot Viscount St Davids banged to rights and set to be jailed Thursday; he blames Gina Miller as “untruthful” and Matthew Steeples as “an eavesdropper” and accepts utterly no blame for what he did   On Thursday, if he doesn’t turn up at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on time, justice will come knock, knock, … Continue reading “Viscount Porridge”

July 8, 2017

Donald’s Duck

by Matthew Steeples

Weak and wobbly Theresa May becomes dastardly and dominant Donald Trump’s (dead) duck at the G20 in Germany   Up north people often say: “Ay up me duck” when they meet someone and yesterday Theresa May looked as if she wanted to come out with such when she encountered “pussy grabber” Donald Trump.   Pictured … Continue reading “Donald’s Duck”

June 27, 2017

DUPed

by Matthew Steeples

Theresa May’s deal with DUP is dangerous, irresponsible and about nothing other than her personal quest for power   Our Lady Macbeth-like Prime Minister has once again proven her personal desire for high office is all that matters to her. In handing over £1 billion and then posing with the DUP’s Arlene Foster looking like … Continue reading “DUPed”

June 21, 2017

Theresa’s Timing

by Matthew Steeples

As Theresa May once again proves she has no idea of the concept of “when the time is right”, we join those that suggest the time that she must go is now   Theresa May failed to anticipate the timing of a General Election two weeks ago and got trounced. A week ago, this same … Continue reading “Theresa’s Timing”

June 17, 2017

Grenfell Matters

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples reports on the strength of feelings shown at the Kensington Town Hall demonstrations and suggests tension will only rise unless figures in authority communicate   Yesterday, over 350 people gathered outside Kensington Town Hall to voice their frustration at the council’s failure to communicate with them in the wake of the Grenfell Tower … Continue reading “Grenfell Matters”

June 16, 2017

Britain Needs You!

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples suggests a new political movement is required in Britain and it is required urgently   Britain is ready for a new political movement that emanates what has occurred with Emmanuel Macron in France. That might sound radical but it isn’t given ‘left’ and ‘right’ have again risen in the UK and whilst Theresa … Continue reading “Britain Needs You!”

June 12, 2017

Bumbling Bucketheads

by Matthew Steeples

Theresa May’s decision to appoint Andrea Leadsom is indicative of where her bumbling bag of bilge government is headed   Last Thursday, at the count in her constituency, the rival candidate to attract the most attention to Theresa May was undoubtedly Lord Buckethead. Though it was his outfit that stood out, his ability to interest … Continue reading “Bumbling Bucketheads”

June 13, 2017

Maxed Out

by Matthew Steeples

Scumbag paedophile Max Clifford bankrupts himself leaving his victims without compensation   Since being jailed, paedophile Max Clifford has shown absolutely no contrition and utterly no remorse. He’s sued newspapers, let his equally arrogant daughter, Louise, buy the “goodwill” – if such bizarrely even exists – of his former PR firm and tried to sell … Continue reading “Maxed Out”

June 9, 2017

Theresa’s Trumped

by Matthew Steeples

Blundering bin bag Theresa May will form a minority government today, but it won’t last; the nation want her and her nasty party gone   From the moment Theresa May awkwardly held Donald Trump’s hand in Washington back in January, it was all but over. Cursed by appearing a poodle to the worst POTUS in … Continue reading “Theresa’s Trumped”

June 8, 2017

A Question of Borwick

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples asks Conservative candidate for Kensington Lady Borwick five questions; he put the same to the Liberal Democrats Annabel Mullin also whilst Labour’s Emma Dent Coad failed to respond   In the final hours of the 2017 General Election campaign, I asked the Conservative candidate for Kensington, Lady Borwick, five questions I considered relevant … Continue reading “A Question of Borwick”

June 4, 2017

London

by Matthew Steeples

Donald Trump’s response to Saturday’s London terror attack was wholly inappropriate   After the recent attack on Manchester, we saluted Donald Trump for having “spoken for the majority” in referring to the evil suicide bomber as a “loser”. Last night, however, after a similarly evil assault on London, the 45th POTUS got it completely wrong … Continue reading “London”

June 3, 2017

Messy Mackinlay

by Matthew Steeples

As the CPS charge Tory candidate Craig Mackinlay, Theresa May’s poor judgment is yet again illustrated   Yesterday, in spite of Craig Mackinlay, the Conservative candidate for South Thanet, being charged with offences under the Representation of the People Act 1983, Theresa May strangely leapt to his defence.   Mackinlay, a businessman, Tory MP for … Continue reading “Messy Mackinlay”

May 21, 2017

A Milder May

by Matthew Steeples

As Theresa May’s lead in the poll halves and Jamie Oliver criticizes her policy on universal free school lunches for infants, we call on voters to act with their feet and remind the Tory leader that moderates still deserve to be heard   There’s no point denying Theresa May will win on the 8th June … Continue reading “A Milder May”

May 20, 2017

The Cat That Didn’t Get The Cream

by Matthew Steeples

Though Julian Assange’s cat may have looked on smugly yesterday, all its bail jumping owner achieved was to make himself appear arrogant and ridiculous   WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has evaded British justice for 2,356 days and though, yesterday, he may have stood on a balcony and pontificated about how he won’t “forgive or forget”, … Continue reading “The Cat That Didn’t Get The Cream”

May 10, 2017

The Tossers vs. The 48%

by Matthew Steeples

The 48% must make themselves heard at the 2017 General Election; they must vote tactically and do all they can to prevent the landslide ‘Queen Bee’ Theresa May is headed for   With UKIP’s first MP on trial for 14 counts of electoral fraud, 30 individuals connected to the Conservative Party facing potential prosecution in … Continue reading “The Tossers vs. The 48%”

May 7, 2017

The Busy Borwicks

by General

Son of Kensington MP Lady Borwick’s curious connections to the people who ensured both Brexit and the election of Donald Trump revealed   On Sunday, Carole Cadwalladr of  The Observer published a lengthy and well researched article that, amongst other things, examined the connections between The Hon. Thomas Borwick – the son of the Conservative hereditary … Continue reading “The Busy Borwicks”

May 3, 2017

Viscount St Davids

by Matthew Steeples

A statement from Matthew Steeples about the man who, in a London courtroom, called him a “wanker”   Yesterday, in London, in a stained tweed gilet more appropriate to Wiltshire than Westminster, Viscount St Davids – amusingly referenced in court as plain old ‘Mr St Davids’ much to the disgust of him and his and … Continue reading “Viscount St Davids”

April 29, 2017

Blocked by Nuttall

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples celebrates getting blocked by Paul Nuttall on Twitter   When someone blocks you on Twitter, you know you’ve won. In the past, I’ve been cut off by an array of ‘delights’ ranging from the sofa loving sad sack Sir Christopher Meyer to the foaming-at-the-mouth firebrand George Galloway. Others joining that list include the … Continue reading “Blocked by Nuttall”

April 28, 2017

Another Corbyn Calamity

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples reports that Jeremy Corbyn’s attempt to enthuse a child in Harlow didn’t go down well; children and politicians should never mix   Yesterday, Jeremy Corbyn headed to Harlow, Essex. He gave a speech to an assembled audience – including a woman with an upside down Labour poster – and then picked up a … Continue reading “Another Corbyn Calamity”

April 25, 2017

Beating Borwick

by Matthew Steeples

‘The Steeple Times’ urges readers in Kensington to vote tactically to unseat Victoria Borwick   Victoria Borwick, in spite of representing a constituency that was home to a greater proportion of EU nationals than any other London borough in 2016, was a firm advocate of Brexit. In the months since the disastrous vote, she has … Continue reading “Beating Borwick”

April 19, 2017

Mugged by May

by Matthew Steeples

Theresa May’s gamble to go to the country will likely pay off, but is it good for Britain?   Theresa May supposedly decided to go call a snap election after a trip to church and a walking holiday with her garden gnome-like husband, Philip, in Wales over Easter. She has taken a gamble but given … Continue reading “Mugged by May”

April 16, 2017

Failing to Come Together

by Matthew Steeples

Whilst Theresa May’s Easter message is nothing but a damp squib, Jeremy Corbyn’s response is as much use as a chocolate teapot   “Let us come together… Let us build a stronger, fairer Britain that works for everyone”, clucked Theresa May on Sunday in a 3:10 minute Easter message posted on YouTube.   Mixing her … Continue reading “Failing to Come Together”

March 21, 2017

A Right to Rape

by Matthew Steeples

That a man who raped a 12-year old child has walked free is an utter disgrace   Daniel Cieslak met a 12-year old child in a taxi queue in Edinburgh city centre at 4am on 31st July 2015. He took her to a friend’s flat, had sexual intercourse with her and on being arrested “became … Continue reading “A Right to Rape”

March 19, 2017

Hero of the Hour – John Prescott

by Matthew Steeples

Lord Prescott is entirely right to suggest Jeremy Corbyn unfit to be Labour’s leader just as he was spot on about Sir Christopher “did nothing” Meyer over phone hacking   According to The Mail on Sunday, last Wednesday, at a meeting of the Labour party, the former Deputy Prime Minister, John Prescott, told Jeremy Corbyn: … Continue reading “Hero of the Hour – John Prescott”

March 10, 2017

May it Haunt Her

by Matthew Steeples

As David Cameron is caught on camera criticising the “stupidity” of Philip Hammond’s budget, we join those warning the guffawing PM that her ride is about to get a bit rougher   Yesterday, at the unveiling of a new war memorial, former Prime Minister David Cameron was caught on camera saying: “Breaking a manifesto promise … Continue reading “May it Haunt Her”

March 5, 2017

A Blairing Error

by Matthew Steeples

Tony Blair should not tie himself to the coattails of Donald Trump; it’ll only make him even more unpopular   Tony Blair – a man worth an estimated £60 million – recently nearly redeemed himself by speaking sense about Brexit but if reports in today’s Mail on Sunday are to be believed, he’s now reverted … Continue reading “A Blairing Error”

March 3, 2017

Tout Out

by Matthew Steeples

As ‘The Tout’ announces he is “withdrawing his support” for ‘The Steeple Times’ due to our stance on “weird causes including Gina Miller”, we urge readers to back Campaign 2018   An occasional contributor to these pages, ‘The Tout’, wrote to our editor late Thursday to announce he would be “withdrawing his support from the … Continue reading “Tout Out”

February 25, 2017

Crown Chaos

by Matthew Steeples

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 paperwork   On 23rd April 2016, I was the victim of an unprovoked attack outside Coya, an upscale Mayfair dining spot. Yesterday, nearly a year later, … Continue reading “Crown Chaos”

February 21, 2017

Move Over Milo

by Matthew Steeples

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 sacked by fellow employees at ‘Breitbart’   There was only delight at news that the darling of the alt-right Milo Yiannopoulos had his £200,000 ($250,000) book deal … Continue reading “Move Over Milo”

February 17, 2017

The Demise of Donald

by Matthew Steeples

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 two different realities. He has failed to transition from a brash campaigning candidate to a dignified President of the United States of America and already … Continue reading “The Demise of Donald”

February 3, 2017

Rooting Out Rupert

by Matthew Steeples

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 from being a typical example of an angry old man, Rupert James is someone who takes to social media to abuse others. To him, Gina Miller is a … Continue reading “Rooting Out Rupert”

February 1, 2017

Minding the McCanns

by Matthew Steeples

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 the search for Gerry and Kate McCann’s missing daughter, Madeleine. This astonishing sum came into play thanks to amongst others their friend and our now Prime Minister, … Continue reading “Minding the McCanns”

January 24, 2017

Supreme Mrs Miller

by Matthew Steeples

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 courageous financier and philanthropist Gina Miller.   Outside the Supreme Court at 9.55am, Mrs Miller briefly spoke. She remarked:   “Only parliament can grant the rights of … Continue reading “Supreme Mrs Miller”

January 19, 2017

Hero of the Hour – Robert Harris

by Matthew Steeples

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 Daily Mail’s Stephen Glover as an “immoderate Remoaner” for tweeting about how he felt Britain had changed since the Brexit referendum.   On Tuesday, Harris … Continue reading “Hero of the Hour – Robert Harris”

January 16, 2017

The Dark Days

by Matthew Steeples

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 in recent days his predictions have been shown to be true.   Last week, Donald Trump’s behaviour at his press conference illustrated … Continue reading “The Dark Days”

January 9, 2017

Save The Free Press

by Matthew Steeples

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 world is in flux and unsurprisingly our press is in turmoil too. With Donald Trump attacking the media at a whim on Twitter … Continue reading “Save The Free Press”

December 31, 2016

Happy New Year 2017

by Matthew Steeples

Wishing all readers a Happy New Year and prosperity and cheer in 2017 and a New Year missive from Donald Trump   We thank all our readers for supporting us in 2016 – a year of great turbulence – and are pleased to have shared a huge array of moments and happenings with you.   … Continue reading “Happy New Year 2017”

December 25, 2016

Merry Christmas

by Matthew Steeples

Wishing readers a very merry Christmas   2016 has been a year that many would rather forget. With Donald Trump elected in America and a foolish referendum successful in Britain, we are not in the best of shape.   We’ve witnessed carnage in France and Germany and the atrocities in Aleppo bring us to realise … Continue reading “Merry Christmas”

December 21, 2016

The Rise of The Angry Man

by Matthew Steeples

2016 has given the ‘angry man’ a voice suggests Matthew Steeples   Last night, in a bar in Chelsea, a middle-aged man came up to me and told me I’d “misunderstood” him. This individual, Richard Neagle, can be credited for trying to apologise but given he’d previously termed me “mentally unbalanced”, I felt justified in … Continue reading “The Rise of The Angry Man”

December 14, 2016

The Price of Doing Nothing

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples suggests George Osborne was entirely right to criticise the West’s failure to act over Aleppo   Yesterday, George Osborne rightly blamed the West for the horror of what is happening in Aleppo. He condemned MPs refusal to intervene there in 2013 and suggested Parliament’s failure to defend Syrian civilians has resulted in a … Continue reading “The Price of Doing Nothing”

December 8, 2016

Free Raif Badawi

by Matthew Steeples

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 of expression comes a responsibility to avoid making hateful and false comments. The blogger Raif Badawi is a man who understood that but shockingly in Saudi … Continue reading “Free Raif Badawi”

November 30, 2016

Bitter Bailey

by Matthew Steeples

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   On Monday, the Evening Standard published an interview with a man they termed “the original bad boy photographer”, David Bailey.   Given … Continue reading “Bitter Bailey”

November 27, 2016

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

by Matthew Steeples

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 its head. With the brutal monster Fidel Castro finally gone, Donald Trump headed for The White House and Brexit in Britain, comes a new era but it … Continue reading “The Times They are a-Changin’ (and All it Takes is a Tweet)”

November 6, 2016

Forget The Emails

by Matthew Steeples

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   Hillary Clinton undoubtedly messed up over the way she used email and servers but on Friday, an “opinion website” named Vox.com provided the … Continue reading “Forget The Emails”

November 5, 2016

Rabid Rupert

by Matthew Steeples

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 and philanthropist Gina Miller – a hero of our times for challenging Theresa May’s attempt to invoke Article 50 without a parliamentary vote – has suffered … Continue reading “Rabid Rupert”

November 3, 2016

Racist Mail

by Matthew Steeples

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   Today the Mail Online ran a headline article that was frankly nothing but racist. It’s not surprising given the paper at one point supported Hitler but having been … Continue reading “Racist Mail”

November 2, 2016

Banish HGVs

by Matthew Steeples

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 with eight cyclists killed already this year on the city’s roads, it is time Sadiq Khan took action to reduce accidents such as that occurred in Knightsbridge … Continue reading “Banish HGVs”

October 28, 2016

Trumping Branson

by Matthew Steeples

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 and detests Donald Trump but in voicing his views with CNN’s Erin Burnett on this odious creep and wannabe President of the United States of America, Sir … Continue reading “Trumping Branson”

October 25, 2016

Going for Gold

by Matthew Steeples

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 infrastructure improvements   Zac Goldsmith MP is undoubtedly a man of principle and in resigning over what he refers to as “the catastrophic decision” to build an additional … Continue reading “Going for Gold”

October 17, 2016

The Etiquette of Brexit

by Matthew Steeples

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 has led me to the realisation that whatever our views, we should be respectful of one another.   Both in Britain and America, where the rabid arguments between … Continue reading “The Etiquette of Brexit”

October 6, 2016

Crazy Corbyn & Awful Abbott

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples suggests Jeremy Corbyn’s appointment of Diane Abbott as Home Secretary proves he’s beyond bonkers   I am honoured to be blocked on Twitter by Diane Abbott MP. She’s now Shadow Home Secretary and in appointing her, the worst Labour leader in history, Jeremy Corbyn, achieved one thing: He proved that he’s only capable … Continue reading “Crazy Corbyn & Awful Abbott”

Mild May

by Matthew Steeples

In setting out her vision for Britain, Theresa May simply tried – and then failed – to ape David Cameron   Yesterday, in Birmingham, Theresa May attempted to rouse the Conservative Party with a speech that set out her vision of what she called “a country that works for everyone”.   In her platitude plastered … Continue reading “Mild May”

September 29, 2016

Titanic May

by Matthew Steeples

Yet another departure from the £100 million inquiry into historic abuse proves Theresa May’s incompetence   #DarthVader Theresa May has done it again. Already onto its fourth chairwoman due to three prior appointments having had to have been ended, the £100 million inquiry into historic abuse was plunged into chaos yet again yesterday with the … Continue reading “Titanic May”

September 26, 2016

Calamity Corbyn

by Matthew Steeples

Kevin Maguire cites eight things Jeremy Corbyn must do to get into Downing Street; he utterly misses the point   In a column for The Mirror today, Kevin Maguire suggested eight points that would “get Labour into Downing Street”. Amongst the somewhat basic and perhaps delusional offerings in the “Maguire Map to Downing Street” were … Continue reading “Calamity Corbyn”

September 12, 2016

Rod off Rob

by Matthew Steeples

As justice is finally served in ‘The Archers’, Matthew Steeples suggests it is time the series returned to its roots   During the past months listeners to BBC Radio 4’s The Archers have had to put up with the torture of a story of domestic abuse of one character, Helen Titchener, at the hands of … Continue reading “Rod off Rob”

September 10, 2016

May there be Grammar

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples suggests Theresa May is entirely right in her decision to reintroduce grammar schools   Don’t get me wrong: I loathe and detest Theresa May. She closed our police stations, she closed our fire stations and as Home Secretary she repeatedly failed to deliver justice for victims of historic abuse at the hands of … Continue reading “May there be Grammar”

September 3, 2016

A New Look

by General

Welcome to the ‘new look’ The Steeple Times   We’ve had a somewhat enforced period of absence due to a visit from hackers connected to an especially pompous personality but now we’re delighted to announce we’re back with a ‘new look’ and a whole series of new columns and new contributors.   Welcome to our … Continue reading “A New Look”

August 1, 2016

A gutter paedo

by Matthew Steeples

Jailed paedophile Rolf Harris pens a disgusting song titled ‘Gutter Girls’   According to The Sun, jailed paedophile Rolf Harris hasn’t learnt his lesson and has written yet another song mocking his victims.   Titled Gutter Girls, the repugnant, disgraced entertainer is said to see it “as a ‘classic’ Rolf song, with a didgeridoo and … Continue reading “A gutter paedo”

July 19, 2016

We’re Back

by General

Apologies for our absence – but despite a hacker’s visit we’re now back   A visit from a hacker is never pleasant and sadly – likely due to a few of the more controversial posts we’ve made – we experienced a few days of downtime thanks to such a nuisance.   We apologise for our … Continue reading “We’re Back”

July 11, 2016

MAYbe a SHOEin

by Matthew Steeples

Theresa May’s appointment as Prime Minister leaves a lot to be desired suggests Matthew Steeples – but we can thank God for small mercies also   Theresa May as Prime Minister: As much as I disliked the idea, it was never a MAYbe and was always going to be a SHOEin. Goodness knows what’s next, … Continue reading “MAYbe a SHOEin”

May 24, 2016

Closed for business

by Matthew Steeples

Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster closes for business

May 23, 2016

A plaque to a paedo

by Matthew Steeples

Should a blue plaque in honour of the paedophile politician Lord Boothby in Eaton Square be removed?

May 20, 2016

The coming property crash?

by Matthew Steeples

Conclusions from Tuesday’s ‘The Steeple Times’ 12 Hay Hill debate on the London property market

May 16, 2016

Justice at the door

by Matthew Steeples

Dame Asha Khemka gets a copy of our article about her fraudster son personally delivered to her door

May 13, 2016

Sheel Khemka – Fraudster

by Matthew Steeples

Old Harrovian crook Sheel Khemka sentenced to five years in jail and barred from being a company director for seven years

May 7, 2016

Questioning what we deserve

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples questions recent political events in Britain and America and suggests the public have only themselves to blame

April 21, 2016

Funding Find Maddie

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples suggests it is time for the investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann to stand down

April 18, 2016

PJS’ Sacrifice

by Matthew Steeples

Super-injunction on reporting of a story of a ‘celebrity’ threesome lifted (but for now the individual still cannot yet be named)

April 4, 2016

The death of The Archers

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples asks: Was Helen Titchener killing her husband in The Archers last night a plot too far?

April 1, 2016

From ELLE

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples examines the reaction to an article titled ‘ELLE on Earth’ that attacked amongst others Anna Wintour and that has truly sent New York fashionistas into the most surreal of meltdowns

March 18, 2016

Upping the Auntie

by Matthew Steeples

The BBC needs to look to history if it wishes to regain the nation’s adulation

March 14, 2016

Justice for Martine

by Matthew Steeples

Martine Vik Magnussen must not be forgotten and her alleged killer Farouk Abdulhak should finally be brought to justice suggests Matthew Steeples

March 9, 2016

Boy and the Beeb

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples asks: “Is it right that institutions such as the BBC and the V&A laud Boy George in spite of his many convictions?”

March 4, 2016

Christian Bale ‘Looking Forward’ to Seeing Ben Affleck as Batman

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Christian Bale cannot wait to watch Ben Affleck take over the iconic role of Batman, reported etonline.The 42-year-old actor played the caped crusader in Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy, with Mr Affleck stepping in for the next Batman movies. Fans will first see the American star play Bruce Wayne/Batman in the upcoming Batman v Superman: … Continue reading “Christian Bale ‘Looking Forward’ to Seeing Ben Affleck as Batman”

February 28, 2016

Harris’ cesspit

by Matthew Steeples

Rolf Harris supporter berates ‘The Steeple Times’

February 19, 2016

The mobile menace

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples suggests the ‘mobile generation’ should consider the effects of the menace they are beholden to

February 1, 2016

The troubles of Twitter

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples follows up on Jeremy Clarkson’s lament on the decline of Twitter and suggests the site could finally be on the wane

February 2, 2016

Rubio vs. Clinton

by Matthew Steeples

America has finally woken up and will send Donald Trump packing

January 26, 2016

Counting at Christie’s

by Matthew Steeples

As Christie’s report sales down 5% to £4.8 billion during 2015, Matthew Steeples asks: ‘Has the art market peaked?’

January 21, 2016

Mosley’s mouthpiece

by Matthew Steeples

As it is revealed that the new ‘independent’ organisation to regulate the press is largely dependent on donations from Max Mosley, Matthew Steeples suggests it is just about as useful as the hapless predecessor run by Sir Christopher Meyer that it replaces

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