Thursday, December 3, 2020
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No. 73 - Mary The Elephant (AKA ‘Murderous Mary’)

Considered the “largest living mammal on the planet” at the time and owned by Sparks Circus, Mary was a 5-tonne elephant who could play...

Cyrus Mahboubian: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

20 questions with photographer Cyrus Mahboubian   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? Artistic pursuits take up most of my time.   “Don't get even, get...

Amelia Rope: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

20 questions with chocolatier Amelia Rope   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? Drive and determination.   “Don't get even, get medieval” is, in...

Trish Moore: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks businesswoman Trish Moore: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? Faith.   “Don't get even, get...

A Smart move

The sale of the home of a circus heir and the revival of Billy Smart's Circus   Billy Smart, Sr. (1894 – 1966), a travelling showman...

More Purdey than Posh

Charles Mitford Cust test drives the Range Rover Evoque   When I saw my first Range Rover Evoque coupé in the flesh I decided right then...

Docked excess

Matthew Steeples compares two comparable examples of motoring excess: the "Golden Zebra" and the Fulda Maybach Exelero   In recent weeks I’ve received a number of...

No. 33 - Virginia McKenna OBE

This British actress is best known for playing Joy Adamson in the true-life film Born Free alongside her real-life husband, Bill Travers (1957 –...

No. 86 - Helen Worth (born Cathryn Helen Wigglesworth and also known as "Gail Platt")

Raised in Morecambe, Lancashire at a seafront hotel, Worth has played Coronation Street’s Gail Platt since 1974. This former wife of the voice of...

The worthy Mr Waites

Profile: Sculptor Edward Waites   Continuing my series of profiles of up and coming talent, it was a pleasure to recently meet the extremely talented Suffolk...
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