Saturday, December 5, 2020
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A Demon Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce owned by “maverick” Demon Internet dot-com millionaire Cliff Stanford to be auctioned; his au pair was tragically murdered in Spain; he was convicted of “email spying” in a scandal featuring gerrymanderer Dame Shirley Porter.

A Bowled Down Price

Texan estate for sale for sum 43% less than in 2011; it comes with the “finest private bowling alley in America” and...

Gertrude Bell did NOT live here

Should there be a blue plaque in honour of the controversial explorer Gertrude Bell in Cadogan Square in spite of the fact she did...

No. 3 - Eileen Gray (1878 – 1976, née Eileen Smith)

A pioneer of both the Art Deco style and the functionalist Modernist movement, bisexual Irish aristocrat Eileen Gray was best known for designing the...

A luxury estate

Unusual Aston Martin estate car owned by Richemont director Alain Dominique Perrin heads to auction   “Practical” is not typically a word that could be used...

Mount Vernon: The real Southfork

Dallas mansion with a prayer room and the largest private bowling centre in America that was previously owned by a billionaire oil baron remains for...

Reduced times

The tale of a pioneer landowner reduced to bankruptcy and a Baywatch babe fighting off her debtors   Former Baywatch babe turned animal rights campaigner Pamela...

Ecstasy and Babycham

A marine residence with a history tied to the Rolls-Royce Spirit of Ecstasy, the Special Operations Executive and Babycham   The House on the Shore on...

No. 18 - Harry Handelsman

This German-born property developer is best known as the pioneer who brought “loft living” to London in the early 1990s with his Manhattan Loft...

Far from a loser

Henrik Fisker: a man who creates automotive winners   Readers of The Steeple Times will know that we are big fans of the designs of Henrik...
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Petitioning Sir Shifty

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