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Lotti Henley (born Princess Windisch-Graetz of Austria)

In spite of being born in 1925 in a castle in Austria, West London based mother of two Lotti Henley spends days feeding the...

Marlene’s Motor

1948 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport cabriolet to be auctioned; it attracted the attentions of Marlene Dietrich and has a Hermés interior   In October 1949, the...

Nadja Swarovski-Adams (AKA “Nadja Swarovski”)

A scion of the Swarovski AG crystal dynasty, Southern Methodist University, Texas educated Nadja Swarovski-Adams has been described as a “modern-day Medici in the fashion...

Colditz comes to Shropshire

Shropshire cottage with a most unusual secret for sale for just shy of £200,000   From the outside 30 Railway Street in Bridgnorth, Shropshire looks like...

Governing a Merc

Arnold Schwarzenegger puts his Mercedes-Benz Unimog up for sale after replacing it with a Bugatti Veyron   Arnold ‘The Governator’ Schwarzenegger is a man who does it ‘large’....

Five of the Best: Conversation pieces

‘The Steeple Times’ chooses five unusual objects that will prove to be conversation pieces in any home   This week sees Christie’s South Kensington auction a...

Magnificently CUT

A review of Wolfgang Puck’s CUT at 45 Park Lane   Continuing our series of revisiting articles from the blog that preceded The Steeple Times, today...

The Royal Borough is alive with the taste of fondue

An evening of fondue at Bodo’s Schloss in Kensington   Bodo’s Schloss, a restaurant, bar and disco reminiscent of an Austrian alpine lodge, opened late last...
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