Saturday, October 31, 2020
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Smiling Churchill and Scowling Edward

Rare photograph of Winston Churchill dining with Edward VIII to be sold as part of a sale on the eve of the 80th anniversary of him becoming Prime Minister. In a reversal of roles, it is the royal (nicknamed ‘Our Smiling Prince’) who is scowling whilst the future Prime Minister (nicknamed ‘Our Scowling PM’) smiles.

Roasting Randy Andy

Caitlin Moran sums up the Duke of York perfectly in mocking the deviant royal’s creepiness There’s awkward and then there’s Prince...

Five of the Best: Conversation pieces

‘The Steeple Times’ chooses five unusual objects that will prove to be conversation pieces in any home   This week sees Christie’s South Kensington auction a...

Thai Dang Cao (1953 – 2014)

The eccentric owner of Old Brompton Road’s Nam Long Le Shaker was famed for creating the legendary Flaming Ferrari cocktail. A favourite of the...

Andreas Panayiotou

A self-made mogul and former champion boxer who cannot read or write fluently. He thinks “differently” and built a £400 million fortune by creating...

Video of the Week: The Queen morphs

The Queen’s life in 3 minutes and 24 seconds   This week we must thank Dan Large for having alerted us to an amazing YouTube video...

Singing for a Diamond

Music fit for The Queen   In recent days, Gary Barlow’s albumn Sing has topped the UK album charts with sales of 40,000 copies.   Two hundred and...

Elizabeth II, Queen of the Commonwealth realms

Her Majesty has governed as constitutional monarch of 16 sovereign states and heads the 54-member Commonwealth of Nations. Supported by her gaffe prone husband,...
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Bog Off Bungling Boris

Matthew Steeples suggests now is time for bungling Boris Johnson to quit; he is not in control and he has no coordinated plan for Brexit or coronavirus.

A Coked-Up Cheshire Cat

Notorious prosecco “gag reflexer” and Sinitta “napkin slapper” Dawn Ward resurfaces; the Cheshire cat has been charged with racial abuse and coke...