Saturday, October 31, 2020
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We Will Remember Them

The 100th anniversary of Armistice Day should be marked by remembering those that gave their lives and how lucky our generation truly is   It can...

Waitrose Wake-Up

Waitrose Belgravia respond to ‘The Steeple Times’s’ expose of their not selling Royal British Legion poppies and allow them into their store   After The Steeple...

The Poppy Pariahs

Matthew Steeples names and shames the retail giants who won’t be selling Royal British Legion poppies this year; they include Boots, Sainsbury’s, Selfridges, Tesco,...

A Bit Of An Enigma

Bonhams to auction two Enigma machines at their science and technology sale for six figure sums   Tomorrow in Knightsbridge, Bonhams will auction two Heinsoeth Und...

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...

Lotti Henley (born Princess Windisch-Graetz of Austria)

In spite of being born in 1925 in a castle in Austria, West London based mother of two Lotti Henley spends days feeding the...

A Derelict Doer-Upper

Derelict 18th century Oxfordshire mansion with 125 acres of land for sale for £10 million   A 125-acre Oxfordshire estate with Humphrey Repton landscaped grounds has...

A Romantic’s Tower

Tower house on Isle of Man that was home to the Romantic artist John Martin for sale for £3.95 million   Described as “the most sublime...

Martin Gets Madder

Convicted former pharmaceuticals executive Martin Shkreli offers a bounty for Hillary Clinton’s hair and threatens to smash up a £1.5 million work by the...

Pritikin’s Folly

Kitsch San Francisco mansion turned private museum that houses everything from Hitler memorabilia to a portrait turned down by Prince Philip for...
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