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Urs Schwarzenbach

This Swiss born son of a printer has spent over £85 million buying up properties in the Henley-on-Thames area of Oxfordshire. Schwarzenbach also owns...

Cows don't wear Rolexes

Charles Mitford Cust asks: “Do the clocks really need to go back?”   Yesterday, once again, the clocks went back and now we are officially in...

Rowling on

J.K. Rowling sells the home where she first moved after the initial success of her “Harry Potter” series   Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is a...

John Reith, The Rt. Hon. The Lord Reith KT GVCO GBE CB TD PC (1889 –1971)

“Dictatorship tempered with an amount of human decapitation” was his style as Director-General of the BBC. This Presbyterian didn’t get on with Churchill as...

John King: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks John King, the sales manager for No. 11 Cadogan Gardens: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.”...

Martha Payne

A fearless child who set about improving school meals by posting photographs and rating the junk she was fed. Her blog, NeverSeconds, became an...

Benjamin Boateng

A club promoter who thought he was above the law. Found guilty in October 2011 of a pre-planned sexual assault, this former actor was...

James Murdoch

Considered by many as the pretender to the fortune of his father, Rupert, the phone hacking scandal may have put paid to that. He...

Donald Trump Sr.

The Donald is an example of the case of if you owed the bank £5,000, they’d close you down but if you owed the...
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Mackintosh Icebergs

‘Iceberg home’ formed in part from the former Glebe Place, Chelsea, SW3 studios of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife for sale for sum 1,178% higher than in 2012.

Firing Up A 20th Century Limo

‘Stretched’ 1994 Toyota Century for sale for less than the price of a brand new Ford Fiesta; the rammed full of gadgets limousine comes with a food heating compartment and privacy curtains favoured by notoriously shy Japanese people even.

A Life in a Sentence

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.