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David Bishop (AKA ‘Lord Biro’ and ‘Bus-pass Elvis’)

Described by the BBC as “a serial fringe candidate,” Broxtowe, Nottingham born ‘Lord Biro’ attended the late paedophile Jimmy Savile’s funeral dressed as Elvis....

Modern Day Foxes and Hedgehogs

The Steeple Times examines Archilochus’ concept of ‘foxes’ and ‘hedgehogs and applies such to modern day personalities   According to the Greek poet Archilochus: “The fox...

The Icing on the Cake

Octagonal Victorian Gothic landmark in Westchester County, New York available for rent; Bono was filmed there and it includes the only domestic Egyptian Revival...

Anything Can Happen

5,000 acre Irish estate where “anything can happen” for sale for £24.1 million; its current owner would prefer a buyer who’ll allow him to...

Aby Rosen

This Jewish real-estate mogul and contemporary art patron co-founded RFR Holding LLC with his childhood friend Michael Fuchs in 1991. Frankfurt born and Manhattan based, Aby...

Chuck Feeney (also known as Charles Feeney)

A somewhat secretive billionaire who wants to go bust in his lifetime: Twice married, New Jersey born Chuck Feeney has dual Irish-American citizenship and...

Stick to transparency

As the minister for civil society warns charities to ‘stay out of politics’, we urge him to reform this messy sector   The Steeple Times has...

You Decide: Pounding charity

How much of every pound or dollar donated should charities be able to allocate to administration?   Charity is a big business yet when we give,...

Jeannette Etheredge

This legendary San Franciscan owned the city’s oldest bar, Tosca Cafe, from 1980 until 2013. She loved the regulars as much as the stars...

Henry Wyndham

A collector of English drawings and watercolours since the age of 14 and second to none as an auctioneer, Eton educated Wyndham hammered down...
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