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Going Dutch

Vast “architecturally rich” Knightsbridge apartment for sale for £8.5 million   A Knightsbridge triplex with a truly extravagant interior has gone on sale for £8.5 million...

Take Me To The Titanic

Apartment in mansion block in Sloane Square for sale for £6.2 million in spite of needing updating; it is within the building from which...

Gilded Glory

New York’s “last intact Gilded Age mansion” for sale for £38.75 million; it comes with a room that cannot be wiretapped   An Upper East Side...

Five of the Best – Auctions America Auburn Spring

Five of the best lots on offer at the Auctions America Auburn Spring, Indiana sale of classic and modern cars and military lots   From 11th...

You Can Say That If You Like

Belgravia apartment in building where Diana, Princess of Wales’ maternal grandmother lived, plotted and died for sale for a sum 165% higher than it...

A £65 million mansion

Hampshire estate Hackwood Park goes on the open market for £65 million – making it one of most expensive country houses ever offered for...

The Writers’ Block

Former home of Ian Fleming that is currently owned by Sol Campbell for sale for £6.75 million   Ian Fleming lived at 24 Carlyle Mansions on...

Margaretta Large Fitler Murphy Rockefeller (known as “Happy Rockefeller”, née Margaretta Large Fitler)

The widow of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (1908 – 1979) is happy by name and happy by nature. A great-granddaughter of George Gordon Meade, the...

Bears and postmen

Charles Mitford Cust tells the tale of a Steiff bear with a fascinating past   I was routing around in the family safe one rainy day...

An orgy of a mansion

Repossessed Somerset mansion goes to auction for just £250,000   It’s rare to find Grade I mansions in the hands of the receivers, but Halswell Park...
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Firing Up A 20th Century Limo

‘Stretched’ 1994 Toyota Century for sale for less than the price of a brand new Ford Fiesta; the rammed full of gadgets limousine comes with a food heating compartment and privacy curtains favoured by notoriously shy Japanese people even.

A Life in a Sentence

Matthew Steeples finds amusement in Twitter handles; a life in a sentence can be found on some of the best profiles.

Moving On – July 2020 – Capone, Conran & Kennedy

Moving on homes owned by the newsworthy – including a country house apartment in a castle currently owned by Jasper Conran and the childhood homes of Al Capone and Jackie Kennedy.

Berkoff on Bears & Barbarians

Acclaimed actor, writer and producer Steven Berkoff responds to an article in ‘The Times’ featuring an image of a sub-human barbarian with a polar bear he’d mercilessly slayed.