Friday, December 4, 2020
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The Collapse of The Clown

Despite all of Dominic Cummings’ efforts Boris Johnson is morphing into the most miserable Prime Minister of modern times; how much longer will the blubbering buffoon ‘Bosie The Clown’ last?

No. 1 - Michael Russell (1933 – 2020)

Described in The Telegraph’s obituary of him as a “publisher, wit and author,” Michael Russell is best known for writing the spoof memoirs of...

Where’s Jack?

Readers who spot and photograph Charles Mitford Cust’s van will be sent a free signed copy of his novel ‘Union Jack’   Businessman Charles Mitford Cust...

No. 51 - Jeremy Lloyd OBE (1930 – 2014)

The co-creator of the BBC sitcoms ‘Allo ‘Allo! and Are You Being Served?, Essex born Jeremy Lloyd began his career as a road digger,...

Roald Dahl: Literary hero

James Murphy lauds Roald Dahl as a literary hero   My last article focused on Ian Fleming and Roald Dahl provides a natural sequel. Like Fleming,...

“Where are they now?” – Monica Lewinsky

What has become of the world’s most famous intern Monica Lewinsky?   Monica Lewinsky, it seems, is making a return to public life. The world's most...

No. 40 - Peter Scott (born Peter Craig Gulston, 1931 – 2013)

A modern day Robin Hood who claimed to have been “sent by God to take back some of the wealth that the outrageously rich...

Nicholas Gruber: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks model and personality Nicholas Gruber: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your guiding force? I try to...

Twittering S-Pam

Pam Ayres makes a poem of Matthew Steeples   Yesterday, I found myself listening to a self-proclaimed “writer, broadcaster and entertainer” named Pam Ayres on BBC...

No. 81 - Pam Ayres MBE

This supposed “First Lady of Comedy” spouts lines like: “He had a bull name Floyd, but he was unemployed.” How long did it take...
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