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The Hamptons: where the upper classes of New York holiday

Thomas James on the playground of the rich and famous that is The Hamptons     One of the most popular guest features on the blog that...

The badgers of Albany

Matthew Steeples delves into the history of Albany, Piccadilly and discovers an affordable way of living there   Albany, off Piccadilly in Mayfair, was most probably...

Bravo the Beeb

Matthew Steeples reacts to the BBC quietly dropping the “Sir”   This morning when I turned on Radio 4’s Today programme, as has become customary in...

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...

“As it ‘appens,” sir, Jimmy’s ‘ad you too

The purchaser of Sir Jimmy Savile’s Rolls-Royce whinges about his lacking lot   As 14 police forces announce that they are investigating an astonishing 340 leads...

Now then, now then, not now then

Matthew Steeples shares his somewhat mixed thoughts on the allegations against Sir Jimmy Savile   When Sir Jimmy Savile’s 2002 Rolls-Royce Corniche went to auction in...

Martha Stewart

This “High Priestess of Homemaking” was brought up in ordinary surroundings in Jersey City, New Jersey but became a self-made business magnate, author, magazine...

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...

Jeweltastic

A private view of handcrafted pieces by Arianna Cerrito By Claire Rubinstein   Tomorrow, Wednesday 4th July, sees the leading-edge jewellery and fashion designer Arianna Cerrito host...

April Ashley MBE (born Toni Jamieson)

This Liverpudlian sex-swap pioneer was the first British person to be outed as a transsexual in 1961. Ashley endured electric shock treatment and painful...
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A Life in a Sentence

Matthew Steeples finds amusement in Twitter handles; a life in a sentence can be found on some of the best profiles.

Moving On – July 2020 – Capone, Conran & Kennedy

Moving on homes owned by the newsworthy – including a country house apartment in a castle currently owned by Jasper Conran and the childhood homes of Al Capone and Jackie Kennedy.