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No. 6 - Ella Woodward

The daughter of the turncoat Tory turned Labour transplant Shaun Woodward and his Sainsbury’s heiress wife, Ella Woodward’s blog, Deliciously Ella, has become a firm favourite of foodies everywhere.The author of the fastest-selling debut...

No. 7 - Harry Cole

A former associate of Guido Fawkes’ Paul Staines, Harry Cole became The Sun’s Westminster correspondent in June 2015. This tenacious journalist has over 42,000 followers on Twitter and was voted the 28th most influential man...

No. 8 - Leandra Medine (AKA “The Man Repeller”)

New York based fashion blogger Leandra Medine claims she “may have been Ernest Hemingway in my last life, or Prince” on her personal Twitter handle and has over 260,000 followers for her Man Repeller...

No. 9 - Tina Brown CBE (alternatively Lady Evans)

The daughter of a film producer and born in Maidenhead, Tina Brown was considered “an extremely subversive influence” and expelled from three boarding schools as a child. Married to the former editor of The...

No. 10 - Jessica Gibson

A graduate of Newcastle University, Jessica Gibson blogs as The Travelista and is group editor for The Nth Degree Club. She loves adventure and won a highly commended prize at the Cosmo Blog Awards...

No. 11 - Rosie Millard

This Islington based journalist bizarrely proclaimed that the public “need to keep a sense of proportion” over the activities of sex offenders such as Dave Lee Travis in September 2014. Rosie Millard has some...

No. 12 - Hugo Rifkind

This Scottish, Jewish journalist and author describes himself to his 48,000 followers on Twitter as a “tireless defender of the weak and watery middle”. The son of the Kensington MP Sir Malcolm Rifkind, Hugo...

No. 13 - James Foley (1973 – 2014)

This twice kidnapped “man of courage and dignity” was a “miner of truth” who bravely reported from war zones. Photojournalist James Foley was born in Rochester, New Hampshire and killed by a cowardly hooded...

No. 14 - Tim Walker

The Telegraph’s ‘Mandrake’ columnist is a man not afraid to take on the establishment. Together with his now former colleague Richard Eden, Walker’s diary extensively featured stories about the charitable activities of Lady Meyer...

No. 15 - Grace Dent

This Carlisle born author, broadcaster and columnist loathes Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland but loves Tartufo in Cadogan Gardens, SW3. Dent’s witty weekly Evening Standard column ‘Grace and Flavour’ is a must read as her...

No. 16 - Prince Cassius

This big-haired fashion blogger and presenter views Ralph Lauren and Michael Jackson to be his “style heroes”. Born in the Horn of Africa and London based, this University of the Arts London graduate has...

No. 17 - Alessandra Brian

This delightful London based lifestyle blogger has British and American passports and loves both food and Ferraris. Alessandra Brian states that The Fat Duck is her “ultimate foodie dream” but if she ended up...

No. 18 - Gaby Hinsliff

We’ve got nothing against this respected journalist and writer, but when we heard that the fashion mag Grazia had a “Political Editor at Large” we thought it was April Fool’s Day. Hinsliff also blogs...

No. 19 - Kate Mulvey

Author and journalist Kate Mulvey is an expert on fashion, emotional intelligence and lifestyle. Mulvey’s article about how people reacted to her travelling around London in a pair of pyjamas is the stuff of...

No. 20 - Petronella Wyatt

“Petsy” brilliantly combines life as a writer and journalist with being a social dynamo. When interviewing Janet Anderson, then Labour Minister for Women, she suggested that: “Under Labour, women will become more promiscuous.” Her...

No. 21 - Suzanne Moore

This feminist daughter of a working class Tory is a lady who is truly independent. She votes with her feet and resigned from the New Statesman in disgust that Alastair Campbell was allowed to...

No. 22 - Jassy Davis

A top British blogger who is the lady behind the legend that is Gin and Crumpets. This freelance writer is also the co-author of The Contented Calf Cookbook and knows more about gin than...

No. 23 - Michael Ezra

A hedge fund guru and anti-Communist. Mr Ezra knows more about tea than anyone you’ll meet and blogs at Harry’s Place and Under the Ocular Tree. A rights-based libertarianist, he professes a desire to...

No. 24 - Gary Hazell

This gent has a knowledge of spirits second to none, but he’s now also found a new vocation with his “tales by the riverbank” blog. He’s passionate about fishing and cars but also used...

No. 25 - Thomas James

Known to his friends as T.J., this trendsetting youngster blogs about Palm Beach, The Hamptons and style. Thomas James is often to be spotted enjoying either of his favourite dishes: figs with goat’s cheese or Ladurée...

No. 26 - Priscilla Pollara

A foodie whose pieces on doggy bags and restaurants that don’t play music educate us all. Formerly a diary correspondent on the Evening Standard and the Daily Mail, Priscilla Pollara jets here, there and everywhere...

No. 27 - Henry Deedes

Grandson of the late Lord “Bill” Deedes, inspiration for William Boot in Evelyn Waugh’s Scoop! This columnist for the Daily Mail has the driest of wits and is particularly anti Chelsea tractors.

No. 28 - Rebekah Brooks

The youngest editor of a British national newspaper and a former wife of Eastender Ross Kemp. Educated in Warrington but now more likely to be found enjoying a day trip on a private jet...

No. 29 - Ellen Widdup (Ellen Porritt)

Alerted the world to the story of Julia Cross and writes brilliantly about all manner of matters for the Daily Mail and Evening Standard. Addicted to chocolate, white wine and especially peanut butter. It...