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Slumlord Kushner’s Broke

Jared Kushner – New York’s answer to the 1960s London slumlord Peter Rachman – shown to be unable to pay his debts...

The Commerce of Selfies

A review of the showcase of vanity that is the Saatchi Gallery’s ‘Selfie to Self-Expression’ exhibition   The first ever ‘selfie’ was supposedly taken on the...

Word of the Week: The etiquette of ‘F’

An examination of the ‘F’ word   “F**king amazing” is considered a compliment by the Chelsea chicks that chatter but “f**king cheat” is one that they...

The arrivals and departures of 2013

The births, deaths and innovations of the year   2013 has been a year of change. Much new has reached us but sadly many have left...

The arrivals and departures of 2013

The births, deaths and innovations of the year   2013 has been a year of change. Much new has reached us but sadly many have left...

Jog off

A phrase that should be consigned to history   Now “hijacked by chavs,” the phrase “jog on” first became prominent in The Football Factory film about...
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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.