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The Death of the High Street

Matthew Steeples laments the death of the high street, but sees some hope in a shift to a new way of retailing

Jobbing Journalist Required in Rainham

As coronavirus threatens to kill off print papers, a salaried opportunity for a journalist has arisen with a church in Rainham, Kent.

The Collapse of Chelsea Character

Matthew Steeples celebrates the nicknames of Chelsea’s characters but regrets that the area itself is rapidly being stripped of the very character that made...

The Poppy Pariahs

Matthew Steeples names and shames the retail giants who won’t be selling Royal British Legion poppies this year; they include Boots, Sainsbury’s, Selfridges, Tesco,...

A House of Hide

Grade II* listed Kent townhouse for sale for just £166 per square foot; a similarly sized property in Knightsbridge would set you back £2,000...

Wealthy in Wiltshire

Classically proportioned Wiltshire village house for sale; it’ll supposedly appeal to “your typical wealthy Briton” (whatever that might mean)   Primarily built between 1620 and 1760,...

Nelson & Nintendo

Georgian mansion, where Admiral Lord Nelson lived with his lover and her husband, for sale for £4.25 million; it was renovated by a former...

Forget flooding

Thameside boat house that will no longer suffer from flooding for sale for £3.75 million   A riverside home might be wonderful on a sunny summer’s...

One family from new

Grade I listed house in Northern Ireland offered for sale for the first time since it was built in 1620   Estate agents often wax lyrical...

The grateful D(e)ad

Claire Rubinstein laments this year’s Father’s Day offerings   As far as celebrations go, Father's Day seems to be a decidedly tepid affair if the dismal...
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