Saturday, November 28, 2020
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Footing the castle

Own a castle (for just twenty years) for £850,000   Trematon Castle near Saltash in Cornwall is a house that I stayed in about ten years...

No. 46 - Marina Oswald Porter (born Marina Nikolayevna Prusakova, Russian: Марина Николаевна Прусакова)

Russian born and the wife of John F. Kennedy’s killer, Oswald Porter met Lee Harvey Oswald when he defected to the Soviet Union in...

Lord of the Bond

The sale of a £400,000 castle owned by a man who was an inspiration for the creation of James Bond’s nom de plume Sir...

New York's priciest pad

The sale of a $125 million penthouse on the top three floors of The Pierre   In London this week, the Evening Standard announced that a...

The Woman Who’ll Make Politicians Jealous

Jilly Cooper’s state of the nation style summary strikes chords with Matthew Steeples   Best-selling bonkbuster author Jilly Cooper might be best known for novels such...

Ecstasy and Babycham

A marine residence with a history tied to the Rolls-Royce Spirit of Ecstasy, the Special Operations Executive and Babycham   The House on the Shore on...

The Savile defence

Hugo Istay discovers Jimmy Savile’s most unlikely advocates: The Daily Mail   Here are some quotes from that bastion of the country’s morals, The Daily Mail....

Redefining Rachman

A different side to Peter Rachman is revealed   Whenever the name Rachman is mentioned, the first things that come to mind are greed, extortion and...

Tarred by Paparazzi

The bonfire sale of a monster of a mansion that has had a $15 million price reduction   A property was first built at 10425 West...
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Moron of the Moment – Gordon Ramsay

That Gordon Ramsay thinks it acceptable to start selling burgers at £80 a pop at a time of economic meltdown confirms him as a cretin.

Heroine of the Hour – Micheline Stephen

Ninety-year-old daily martini drinker Micheline Stephen of Cupar, Scotland is to be saluted for grabbing a robber and calling him “a wee sh*te.”

Get Out Ghislaine

As Donald Trump looks set to pardon Michael Flynn, will he also somehow help Ghislaine Maxwell get out of jail also?

Spying a Watch

1950s Cold War espionage device disguised as a watch to be auctioned for a surprisingly low sum; someone could end up spying a bargain and something akin to what Jack Ruby even once owned.