Saturday, October 31, 2020
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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 Harem Saloon

1931 Bentley Tourer nicknamed ‘The Harem Saloon’ because of its first owner’s penchant for taking spins with his lady friends for sale for £1.15...

Pico Alexander (born Alexander Jogalla)

New York born actor Pico Alexander considered starring opposite Reese Witherspoon in the 2017 film Home Again “one of the sexiest scenes of ...

Candida Lycett Green (1942 – 2014; nicknamed “Wibz”)

The daughter of John Betjeman, Candida Lycett Green was English through and through. An author, conservationist and horsewoman, Lycett Green was a bohemian member...

A parliament of Pratts

Spencer Matthews and Stephanie Pratt share their love on Twitter   A group of owls is referred to as a parliament and given that Made in...

Giulio Andreotti (1919 – 2013)

“He condensed good and evil. An extraordinary personality” was Pier Ferdinando Casini, head of the Italian centrist Democratic Center Union party’s description of this...

Picture of the week: Don’t phone home

Kevin Waldrum and his mobile: a pair who should be parted   Our picture of the week comes from today’s Mail Online. Featured in it is...

A cock-up by “Cock Roache”

The latest in a series of bizarre comments from actor William Roache   William Roache MBE, who plays Ken Barlow in Coronation Street, is no stranger...
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