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Roubi L’Roubi: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks the Bond Street couturier and Huntsman co-owner Roubi L’Roubi: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your...

Leah Newman: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks the model Leah Newman: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your guiding force? Global warming.   “Don't get...

The highbrow with the eyebrow

A tribute to philanthropist and sports entrepreneur George Gund III by Matthew Steeples   In my years visiting San Francisco, it was always a pleasure to...

Alexander Nikitich: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks Carfax Education founder Alexander Nikitich: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your guiding force? Common sense.   “Don't...

Francisco Alves Gomes: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks nightlife guru Francisco Alves Gomes: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your guiding force? Passion and...

Jared Brown: What’s on your mantelpiece?

The Steeple Times asks drinks historian and master distiller Jared Brown: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your guiding...

Richard Mason: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks author Richard Mason: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your guiding force? The quest for healthy...

Michele Caggianese: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks restaurateur Michele Caggianese: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your guiding force? My family and my...

Middling

Matthew Steeples reviews “The Middle Class ABC” by Zebedee Helm and Fi Cotter Craig   Described as “indispensable and entirely charming” by Stephen Fry, The Middle...

Nicholas Gruber: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks model and personality Nicholas Gruber: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your guiding force? I try to...

Teacher tops charts with posthumous single

Zach Topley reports on a Wellington College teacher who lost his battle with cancer who is now topping the iTunes chart   Jimmy Higham, who sadly...

Picture of the Week: White fleece

Amy Childs: A brash young lady with questionable taste   Our last picture of the week featuring a Range Rover Sport was of one that had...

Daniel Rosenfeldt: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks the magician and musician Daniel Rosenfeldt: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your guiding force? Stephen...

Jax Martin: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks the financier turned fashion designer Jax Martin: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your guiding...

J.Harry Edmiston: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks photographer J.Harry Edmiston: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your guiding force? The idea that the...

Victoria Spicer: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks the journalist and equestrian expert Victoria Spicer: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your guiding...

Michael Collins: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks molecular cuisine guru and managing director of Bubble Food Michael Collins: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and...

The battleaxe in the Beemer

Matthew Steeples examines the truth behind Liz Jones giving up on her “rural idyll”   The Mail’s Liz Jones is a waspish woman who knows the...

Robin Sheppard: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks hotelier and chairman of Bespoke Hotels Robin Sheppard: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your...

Where Dibnah mucked around

As Fred Dibnah's former home comes to the market, Matthew Steeples is reminded of a true BBC legend   As the nation continues to cringe in...

Video of the Week: The Queen morphs

The Queen’s life in 3 minutes and 24 seconds   This week we must thank Dan Large for having alerted us to an amazing YouTube video...

Oliver Estreich: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks contemporary artist and founder of theNativeSociety Oliver Estreich: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your...

Phoebe Lapine: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks the chef, author and BBC America “Chef Race: U.K. vs. U.S.” contestant Phoebe Lapine: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times...

Sir Benjamin Slade Bt.: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks the right-wing businessman and owner of Maunsel House and Woodlands Castle, Sir Benjamin Slade: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times...

Breakdancing stoats

Charles Mitford Cust tells of the breakdancing stoats at Bears Rock   Apparently the 2012 “Braun Battle of the Year” breakdance championship is underway and the...

Sophie Michell: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks the chef, author and television personality Sophie Michell: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your...

Stuart Graber: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks Stuart Graber, chairman of The Alternative Board London and former managing director of Time Warner International: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The...

The Compliment

Kerri Moss Beaumont tells of the joys of being a mother of four who also manages to enjoy life to the max   A few weeks...

Video of the Week: Total Control

Nicky Haslam adds another string to his bow   Nicky Haslam is a man of many parts. He’s best known as an interior designer and author...

I'm Miss World, don't hate me!

Georgea Blakey shares her experiences of Miss World 2012   “Welcome to the holly land of Genghis Khan. The city of green and pleasant cool.”   These...

Playground victims

Sarah Tucker shares the latest of her “playground politics” experiences   My son started at a new school a few weeks back. Five foot eleven, half...

Prince Lorenzo Borghese: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks the businessman, philanthropist and reality television star Lorenzo Borghese: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s...

Picture of the Week: Going white for Linda

A white van man not afraid to bare his heart     After a mixed response to our last picture of the week, taken from the...

Trevor Abrahmsohn: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks Trevor Abrahmsohn, the founder and managing director of Glentree Estates: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.”...

John King: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks John King, the sales manager for No. 11 Cadogan Gardens: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.”...

Nooror Somany: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks the Blue Elephant Group’s Nooror Somany: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your guiding force? “Nothing...

Tom McLoughlin: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks private aviation entrepreneur Tom McLoughlin: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   7th January 2013: When we published this interview on 16th August 2012,...

Roberto Marziota: "What's on your mantelpiece?"

The Steeple Times asks Roberto Marziota: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your guiding force? Constancy and meeting my customers’...

Rex Leyland: What's on your mantelpiece?

The Steeple Times asks Rex Leyland: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your guiding force? My guiding force is fairness...

James Dove: What's on your mantelpiece?

The Steeple Times asks barrister James Dove: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your guiding force? The Bar Code of...

Frankie Dettori MBE: What's on your mantelpiece?

The Steeple Times asks Frankie Dettori MBE: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your guiding force? My faith, my family...

Hospitality’s game changers

Sixteen rising stars in hospitality in New York by Oliver Estreich   In the first of a series, we profile the up and coming achievers working...

Lord Alton: What's on your mantelpiece?

“The Steeple Times” quizzes Lord Alton about what’s on his mantelpiece   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your guiding force? “The still small voice...

Playground Mafia

Award winning journalist, presenter and novelist Sarah Tucker examines the mafia of the playground It's getting worse. I wrote the (fictional) novel The Playground Mafia...

An interview with Lyndon Ogbourne

Claire Rubinstein interviews Lyndon Ogbourne for “The Steeple Times”   Last week, Claire Rubinstein made Emmerdale fans envious when she interviewed the soap’s former baddest boy...

Peter Burrell: What's on your mantelpiece?

In the first of our mantelpiece series, we pitch twenty questions to Peter Burrell, a racing supremo who also co-owns Sette restaurant with Frankie...

Gina Miller: What’s on your mantelpiece?

“The Steeple Times” quizzes leading philanthropist Gina Miller about what’s on her mantelpiece   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your guiding force? Life is...

Bruce's best

Profile: Designer to the stars Bruce Oldfield OBE   Between the 26th June and 31st July, Bruce Oldfield is holding a sample sale at his Beauchamp...