The Steeple Times asks concierge Jackie Branston: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”
The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force?
“Don’t get even, get medieval” is, in our humble opinion, a great motto. What’s yours?
Kerry Katona was considered unacceptable in 2007. Who or what is unacceptable in 2013?
Bad politicians especially Ed Milliband.
Tony Blair misses being Prime Minister. What do you miss most in your life?
What might you swap all your wealth for?
Swap it for what? Health, for certain.
Donald Trump was once a case of: “If you owe the bank a thousand, they close you down; but if you owe the bank a billion, you own the bank”. What’s your view on the banking crisis?
They sadly support you only if you want to borrow millions of pounds.
What phrase or word do you most loathe?
“See you later” as you’ll never see them again.
In the UK, some people consider charity to “begin at home”. What’s your view and what causes do you personally support?
Charity should be kept within England.
The judge in Law Abiding Citizen states: “I can pretty much do whatever I want” before being blown up whilst answering her mobile phone. What’s your view on the appropriate use of such devices?
Modern day technology is a way of life.
If you could fill a carriage on The Orient Express, who would be your fellow passengers?
Boris Johnson, Bill Clinton, Gandhi and Golda Meir.
If you were unfortunate enough to end up on death row, what would be your last meal and where would you eat it?
A toasted cheese sandwiches at 5 Hertford Street. I’ll have a little caviar on the side.
What time is it acceptable to consume the first drink of the day?
It depends which time-zone you are in.
A Negroni, a martini or a cup of tea?
Whose parties do you enjoy the most and why?
My own as I give the most stylish parties.
Who is the most positive person you know?
What’s your most guilty pleasure?
If a tattoo were to sum you up, what would it be of?
Caring, loving and decadent.
If you were a car, what marque would you be?
An Aston Martin.
Cilla Black presented Surprise, Surprise. Tell us the most surprising thing about you.
You never know what’ll happen when I arrive.
What’s currently sitting on your mantelpiece?
A blank cheque.
Jacqueline Branston is a London based former model turned concierge. She represents a variety of international clients. View her website at: http://www.jackiebranston.com
Read a previous feature on her at: https://thesteepletimes.com/movers-shakers/bringing-out-the-branston-2
Follow her on Twitter at: http://www.twitter.com/JackieBranston