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Now who’d want to live in a house like this?

Matthew Steeples discovers a penthouse that even the most ambitious estate agent may struggle to flog   Estate agents are a tough breed and there are...

Don't duck, duck

Matthew Steeples discovers the truth about the origins of the Gressingham duck   I grew up in North Lancashire and spent much time in the Lune...

Reversing Fortunes: Tales of former home of Claus von Bulow

A most curious tale of playboys, socialites, lawyers and real estate moguls   This week the mystery buyer of Clarendon Court, the former marital home of...

Why pay less?

Living life to the full Donald G. Abbey style   “Why pay less when you can pay more?” is a mantra that some strangely choose to...

Going under the Kosh

The sale of a $25 million mansion modeled on Marie Antoinette’s favourite retreat that has connections to Levi Strauss & Co., Yehudi Menuhin, the...

No man is an island

The joys and pitfalls of island life   Living on a private island would, to many, seem like a dream. The prospect of being able to...

Picture of the Week: A typical whingeing Brit

The “plight” of Pamela Burbery   The Steeple Times picture of the week has to be of Pamela Burbery, a pensioner from Birmingham.   Photographed for an article...

A Thunderbird that has yet to go

An iconic home that has periodically been for sale for some 7 years with hardly any variation in the price asked for it   The fantastically...

Blessed Clarence

The sale of the £22,500,000 Clarence House in Richmond   Built in 1696 for a haberdasher merchant named Nathaniel Rawlins, Clarence House in Richmond was subsequently...
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Bog Off Bungling Boris

Matthew Steeples suggests now is time for bungling Boris Johnson to quit; he is not in control and he has no coordinated plan for Brexit or coronavirus.

A Coked-Up Cheshire Cat

Notorious prosecco “gag reflexer” and Sinitta “napkin slapper” Dawn Ward resurfaces; the Cheshire cat has been charged with racial abuse and coke...

Randy & Mucky – Time to Face The Music

Things are about to get a hell of a lot worse for ‘Randy Andy’ the Duke of York and the mucky madam Ghislaine Maxwell – just as her feudal family crawl out of the woodwork and a silver-haired, Savile Row suited socialist PR man tries to get her out of the clink.

Schofe Banned

As Phillip Schofield’s book is banned from sale in Wales, we ask: “Did the temperamental telly host ‘Schofe’ have another meltdown as...