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Beauty’s in the Eye of the Bargain Basement Bugatti

Replica “homage to Jean Bugatti’s Type 57S Atlantic coupé” to be auctioned for a sum 99.9% lower than the most famous of the four originals is said to be worth. £124,000 to £165,000 for the 2016 ‘Assembled Vehicle’ 1939 Delahaye USA Pacific by Terry Cook.

Topsy Taylor (born Lesley Taylor)

This big-haired New York and Newport based socialite and aviation enthusiast co-founded Helicopter Flight Services in 1985. Topsy Taylor has been described as having...

Out of the Ordinary

Highlights from the second annual Christie’s South Kensington sale of unusual items and objects, ‘Out of the Ordinary’   On 3rd September Christie’s South Kensington will...

My Mansion

My Travel tycoon puts Jersey mansion on the market for £19 million   David Crossland is a fine example of a “Northern lad done good”. Starting...

Richard Biddulph: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

20 questions with car dealer and Rolls-Royce specialist Richard Biddulph   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? Service, service, service and more...

A Gipsy flies

The story of a 1929 bi-plane with a truly fascinating pedigree   Britain’s best-known wartime Prime Minister piloted a Gipsy Moth aeroplane that will be...

Windows on the WAGs

A £15 million mansion fit for a self-made tycoon or an upwardly mobile WAG   While the youth of the Kings Road and Loughton have featured...

Urs Schwarzenbach

This Swiss born son of a printer has spent over £85 million buying up properties in the Henley-on-Thames area of Oxfordshire. Schwarzenbach also owns...

Tom McLoughlin: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks private aviation entrepreneur Tom McLoughlin: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   7th January 2013: When we published this interview on 16th August 2012,...

Andrew Embiricos (1985 – 2011)

A descendant of the Aga Khan and the grandson of Rita Heyworth. Gregarious and witty Embiricos was passionate about flying and worked for Virgin...
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Schofe Banned

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Starve a Kid to Save a Quid

‘Starve a Kid to Save a Quid’ goes viral in the wake of the government’s disastrous attempt to starve poor school kids whilst Tory MPs deservedly get banned from shops and restaurants.