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Jax Martin: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks the financier turned fashion designer Jax Martin: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your guiding...

Picture of the Week: Autumnal steam

The glorious colours of autumn   At The Steeple Times we love steam trains and, courtesy of Rex Leyland, we featured a video of one in...

Windows on the WAGs

A £15 million mansion fit for a self-made tycoon or an upwardly mobile WAG   While the youth of the Kings Road and Loughton have featured...

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...

Wishing Savile weren't 'ere?

The Chief Whip erases mention of Jimmy Savile from his website   Yesterday, segments of the media shared an image of a poster taken from the...

James Sherwood

This Kentuckian buccaneer founded Sea Containers in 1965. He is best known though buying the Hotel Cipriani in Venice for less than £1 million...

Phone pests

The Tout lays into Britain’s biggest pests: mobile phone operators   The Tout would normally only comment on matters of a sporting nature and interest but...

The land of Tarka and Salar

The North Devon countryside that inspired Henry Williamson, R. D. Blackmore and Charles Kingsley   Much of my childhood was spent reading the works of superb...

The best for the West?

FirstGroup win the West Coast Mainline rail franchise   It has just been announced that FirstGroup, the parent company who operate amongst others First Capital Connect...
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