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A Bowled Down Price

Texan estate for sale for sum 43% less than in 2011; it comes with the “finest private bowling alley in America” and...

Rule, Britannia!

“Famously haunted” Chelsea townhouse once home to ‘Rule, Britannia!’ and ‘A-Hunting We Will Go’ composer Thomas Arne and later Shakespearean actress Dame Ellen Terry...

A Caged Crib

Former San Francisco home of actor Nicolas Cage for sale for £11.4 million or 660% more than it sold for in 1996   Thrice married and...

Five of the Best – Royal Ascot’s Finest

Racing enthusiast Jon Vine takes a look at the five most famous horses to ever run at Royal Ascot   Royal Ascot is approaching and as...

Sex and the Single Zillionaire

Belvedere, CA home of late tech billionaire and author of ‘Sex and the Single Zillionaire’ Thomas Perkins for sale; he entertained amongst others Sophia...

Shirley Temple (AKA “America’s Little Darling”, 1928 – 2014)

Despite having a non-alcoholic cocktail named in her honour, the actress and politician Shirley Temple actually hated the drink and its ingredients. Of it,...

The Rt. Hon. The Lord Boothby KBE (born Robert Boothby, also known as Bob Boothby, 1900 – 1986)

Eton and Oxford educated paedophile Lord Boothby was Parliamentary Private Secretary to Winston Churchill from 1926 to 1929. An advocate of the UK’s entry...

Mount Vernon: The real Southfork

Dallas mansion with a prayer room and the largest private bowling centre in America that was previously owned by a billionaire oil baron remains for...

Keep an eye on the auctions

An analysis of the results of the Christie’s Out of the Ordinary and RM Auctions Battersea sales   Two September events that The Steeple Times...

Philip K. Dick (1928 – 1982; AKA Richard Phillipps and Jack Dowland)

This Chicago born novelist, short story writer and essayist explored deep themes through his own personal experiences of drug abuse, paranoia, schizophrenia and transcendental...
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