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Paollo Sagherah: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

‘The Steeple Times’ asks society hair stylist Paollo Sagherah: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? Party, party, party.   “Don't get even, get medieval” is, in our humble opinion,...

The class of Cleese

In taking on the repugnant journalist Piers Morgan on Twitter, funnyman John Cleese spoke for the nation   Last week, John Cleese spoke for the nation when he took to Twitter to mock Piers Morgan. He...

A penthouse barbecue

An evening showcase of Chavín Jewellery with a barbecue by Le ‘Bab   On Monday 1st June, Simon Ogilvie-Harris of Chavín Jewellery and Matthew Steeples of The Steeple Times co-hosted a jewellery trunk show barbecue on...

Overheard: 30th May

Classic clangers from the last week   All that glitters A bow-tie wearing gent on the 14 bus sat with his niece remarked: “The Ritz: It’s no good” as they passed the landmark. “Why?”, came the response. “Too...

David Gigauri: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

‘The Steeple Times’ asks banker and author David Gigauri: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? I want to believe that I follow a Gandhi-esque approach to life...

Where there’s a Pun, there’s a party

David Pun spotted at La Martina event days after ‘The Guardian’ publishes a feature on the “liggers of London”   Last week, The Guardian published a rather pedestrian article about the liggers of London and though...

Ian Peter Bugeja: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

‘The Steeple Times’ asks conductor, keyboard player and historical performance specialist Ian Peter Bugeja: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? An insatiable thirst for knowledge.   “Don't get even,...

Rob Howell: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks mental health issues campaigner Rob Howell: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? My guiding force is to break down stigmas and to judge...

Overheard: 22nd May

Classic clangers from the last week   Deflowering Miliband At the Chelsea Flower Show, a grumpy granny was overheard lamenting the decline in fashion standards, objecting to those taking selfies and complaning about the cost of drinks. Her...

The Worst Marriage in Georgetown

Story of the 2011 murder of 91-year old socialite Viola Herms Drath by her 47-year old bisexual fraudster husband Albrecht Gero Muth to be made into a film produced by Christoph Waltz   Christoph Waltz is...

Remembering Raphael B. Jago

Announcing the memorial service for the late, great Raphael B. Jago   We hope you will join us for   a Memorial Service to celebrate the life of   Raphael B. Jago   of the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts     on June...

Kanbar goes large

Diminutive billionaire Maurice Kanbar gives a staggering $1 million at the behest of the “lame duck” 39th Governor of California Jerry Brown   Pint sized inventor Maurice Kanbar is as well known for going through the...

Sod the Bitches!

La Brasserie’s launch party for ‘Sod the Bitches!’ by Steven Berkoff was a resounding success   On Monday 11th May, actor, writer and producer Steven Berkoff launched his first novel, Sod the Bitches!, at La Brasserie...

Interview: Tommaso De Benedictis

New correspondent Kate Fensterstock interviews rising star model and history of art student Tommaso De Benedictis   “As a model you want to feel good in what you are wearing”, states Tommaso De Benedictis, before adding:...

You’re blocked

The Steeple Times celebrates those who’ve chosen to block our account on Twitter   As a publication, The Steeple Times has never been afraid to speak out and in doing so we’ve naturally offended many. Today...

The (Not So) Bloody Keys

Former multi-millionaire John O’Donnell stages stunt in which he pretends to hand over the keys to his Dublin mansion   “Ireland’s answer to Grant Bovey” Brian O’Donnell is a man who doesn’t do things by halves and...

Justin Fichelson: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks realtor and star of ‘Million Dollar Listing San Francisco’ Justin Fichelson: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? Carpe Diem.   “Don't get even, get medieval”...

Dominic Minghella: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks Isle of Wight born producer and scriptwriter Dominic Minghella: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? Empathy: Those of us who work in drama...

Tommy’s troubles

Thomas McLoughlin sentenced for his latest actions against Matthew Steeples   This week convicted criminal and Chelsea resident Thomas McLoughlin was sentenced for his actions against The Steeple Times’ Matthew Steeples after putting in a guilty...

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

The Steeple Times asks luxury goods guru and retailer Trevor Pickett: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? Strong women, Amazonian women.   “Don't get even, get medieval” is, in...

Wally of the Week: Cheryl Prudham

Grasping mother of eleven Cheryl Prudham sums up all that is wrong about Britain but where is Nigel Farage when he is actually needed?   Cheryl Prudham, 33, from Gravesend in Kent has eleven children. There’s...

Emma Spurgin Hussey: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks the actress and ‘Poldark’ and ‘Doc Martin’ star Emma Spurgin Hussey: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? “Don’t care what people think; do...

Picture of the Week: Pub time?

Both Jeremy Clarkson and Zayn Malik trended on Twitter this week; both now have a chance for quiet reflection and pub time   In the wake of his sacking, Jeremy Clarkson has the opportunity for a period...

Rory Wilton: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks the actor and ‘Poldark’ and ‘Doc Martin’ star Rory Wilton: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? Seize every adventure that life presents you...

Overheard: 24th March

Classic clangers from the last week   Minty Mugabe At La Brasserie in South Kensington, a witty youngster dining with his grandmother was heard to announce: “I’m going to tell you something funny: “Did you know that...

Overheard: 24th March

Classic clangers from the last week   Minty Mugabe At La Brasserie in South Kensington, a witty youngster dining with his grandmother was heard to announce: “I’m going to tell you something funny: “Did you know that...

Website of the Week: MAX

New website exposing London’s party crashers   A new website came to our attention this morning. It is named MAX and though we have no knowledge as to why this moniker was chosen, we rather like...

A party for one

Tamara Ecclestone and her husband Jay Rutland spend a supposed £70,000 on a birthday party for her one year old daughter   People starve in Africa and the level of homelessness in London continues to rise...

Kate Enters: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks artist and curator Kate Enters: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? Art, creativity and dignity.   “Don't get even, get medieval” is, in our humble...

Jon Levy: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

‘The Steeple Times’ asks behaviour expert, consultant, writer and speaker Jon Levy: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? I want people to have lives full of childlike...

Houses of the Holy

Jimmy Page wins planning dispute with neighbour Robbie Williams   In a victory for common sense this week, former Take That singer Robbie Williams has withdrawn his plans to create an ‘iceberg extension’ at the £17.5...

The hypocrisy of England

Playwright Alan Bennett chooses ‘hypocrisy’ as Britain’s best achievement   Alan Bennett is never a man to mince his words and when asked by BBC Radio 4’s World at One to choose what Britain excelled at...