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John Paul Murphy: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks John Paul Murphy, head chef of South Kensington restaurant La Brasserie: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and...

Margaretta Large Fitler Murphy Rockefeller (known as “Happy Rockefeller”, née Margaretta Large Fitler)

The widow of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (1908 – 1979) is happy by name and happy by nature. A great-granddaughter of George Gordon Meade, the...

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,...

Dark discoveries

A review of 'Star Trek Into Darkness' by James Murphy   Starfleet data: Director: Jeffrey Jacob “J. J.” Abrams. Stars: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Benedict Cumberbatch Genre: Science...

New York's priciest pad

The sale of a $125 million penthouse on the top three floors of The Pierre   In London this week, the Evening Standard announced that a...

Taxes are only for the little people

HMRC publish a list of tax evaders but neglect to mention any large corporations   The hotelier and real estate heiress Leona Helmsley stated: “Taxes are...
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